crazinisT artisT studiO in collaboration with perfocraZe International Artist Residency – [pIAR] is inviting friends, families, artists, fans, art enthusiasts and the general public to our annual public dinner party and the official opening of pIAR 2021.
crazinisT artisT studiO in collaboration with perfocraZe International Artist Residency [pIAR] invites friends, families, artists, and the general public to our monthly group exhibition on Saturday 27th March.
WHAT HAPPENS AT pIAR?
pIAR is an interdisciplinary artists program, performance ‘hatchery’, incubator, laboratory and interactive platform aimed at promoting exchange between international and local artists, activists, researchers, curators and thinkers.
At the end of each residency-mon
in collaboration with My Dear Fagot
Opening 21 June 2018
crazinisT artisT in Conversation with
Ric Bower Editor-in-Chief CCQ Magazine, 5:00 pm
Opening reception and party, 6 pm - 10:30 pm
For his 2018 show at Gallery 1957, Passing Through – Acts of Radical Empathy, Ghanaian-Togolese performance artist Va-Bene Elikem Fiatsi, also known as crazinisT artisT, engages in a series of visual and performative transitions that form a sequel to his 2017 presentation
dZikudZikui-aBiku-aBiikus is the third edition of my good Friday interventions and performance series. It calls for people of all [forms] and [powers] to reflect on their contribution, action and inaction in/to human violence, discrimination, hate, prejudice, our vulnerabilities and mortality.
It also sparks the crucifix as a starting point to question the failure and irresponsibility of Christianity in and outside Africa and its contradictory participation in such inhuman acts and human...
Consisting of a theatrical installation that displays multichannel video projections, a readymade sculpture and a performance from the artist, the exhibition explores the assumed distinctions between gender identity, class, political injustice, violence and the objectification of humans. The immersive installation is composed from female clothes gathered and worn by the artist over the years, while the video installation depicts crazinisT artisT’s daily rituals of transformation. Collectively...
if you love me… (The First KNUST MFA Curating show) Loco Shed, Kumasi Railway, Kumasi, Ghana 3:00pm, Friday, 15 Apr 2016 - 05 May 2016 This exhibition is a collaborative effort of railway workers, occupants, engineers, artists, and students of KNUST. The idea is to take on the space of the Kumasi Loco Shed as a living organism, a structure with a vital life of its own. The independently staged exhibition presents work born out of freedom of thought and practice, steered by attitudes of subtle...
Since 2011 the Chale Wote festival has gained both local and international recognition as a grand public event. It brings together all forms of arts from traditional to contemporary through a singular installation piece as a street festival, inviting many participants from Ghana and abroad. A theme is chosen every year as a subject to be explored. Chale Wote ran for one day in the first two editions and later for two days in 2013 and 2014. This year, the event has been scheduled for four days:...
With the Gown must go to Town, the Department of Painting and Sculpture of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) celebrates its recent past student Ibrahim Mahama’s participation in the 2015 Venice Biennale as the youngest artist of the International Exhibition All the World’s Futures. The Department also congratulates its past student El Anatsui for his Golden Lion Lifetime Achievement awarded by the same Biennale. The Gown must go to Town features the works of the...