Events / Exhibitions

Events / Exhibitions · 21. June 2018
crazinisT artisT "Passing Through" 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
Events / Exhibitions · 30. March 2018
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...

Events / Exhibitions · 09. February 2017
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...
Events / Exhibitions · 07. April 2016
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...

Events / Exhibitions · 19. August 2015
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:...
Events / Exhibitions · 12. June 2015
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...

Events / Exhibitions · 12. February 2015
For a chance to see new Ghanaian contemporary art in Kumasi, the exhibition ‘Silence between the Lines’ will open on 19th February 2015 from 6:30–9pm. It will continue to be on show from 20–23 February 2015. ‘Silence between the Lines’ is a thoughtful selection of artists who are at the centre of an emergent wave of contemporary art in Ghana. Their varied visions, radical in their conception and execution, can be understood as anagrams of a transformative future. Contemporary art in...