"reinKarnatorX" as inspired by the Ghanaian traditions, life and philosophical beliefs in reincarnation, brings together 3 "conspiring artists” whose curiosities explore the notion of regenerative abilities of objects, aliens and human bodies. In other words, their works seek to reexamine the convergence of electronic ghosts, cyborgs, bio and intimate materials while unveiling multiple layers of transitions, rebirth, life and death within human and nonhumans spaces.
Applications for the 2021 Artist Residency Program are open from 1st August until 30th September 2020. The earlier the better your chances! Successful applicants will be notified from 15th October until 30th October 2020.
NOTE: Due to the outbreak of COVID19, some of the selected artists for 2020 have been reschedule for 2021 so there are limited slots for new applicants.
The One Minutes Series of September is called 'Prism of Freedom' curated by Ghanaian artist Va-Bene E. Fiatsi (crazinisT artisT). Prism of Freedom consists of 16 One Minutes by various international visual artists challenging the socio-political status of freedom. How can we re-interpret the world beyond the intimacy of our eyes?
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...
PARA-OTHER : A Transatlantic Shortwave That Transcends Language And Geography
CALL FOR ARTISTS
ACCRA [dot] ALT, REDD KAT Pictures, Grin Studios, Attukwei Art Foundation and Dr. Monk announce the eight Annual CHALE WOTE Street Art Festival will be held August 20 - 26, 2018
Deadline 1 May 2018
How do we re-interpret the world beyond the intimacy of our eyes, mind and body?
Could the moving image complement our non-stoppable hallucination of the future of freedom?
The film series will be presented at Chale Wote Art Festival 2018 in James Town, Accra (GH) and international museums and art spaces in The Netherlands.
Send us your One Minute video.
Deadline 1 May 2018
How to send your One Minute: theoneminutes.org/participate
Performance art, shamanism, spirituality. Art or religion? Fashion, or the desire for meaning in our existence? In the project Beyond Ritual we want to hear from international artists, what they have to tell us based on their own work, their cultural background and their scientific view on the subject. We will experience performances and rituals that will truly enchant us and we will even learn how to become a sorceress ourselves. Together with the artists we will dive into a world of energies
Following on from crazinisT artisT’s Rituals of Becoming exhibition at Gallery 1957 earlier this year, issue 12 of CCQ leads with a collaborative set of performative images created exclusively for the magazine and a conversation with the artist and the curator of the exhibition, Maria Rus Bojan. To download the latest issue of the magazine.