Talk Series 2018: Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung
The second guest of the Talk Series 2018 is the curator Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung, he is giving a talk at the Reykjavík Art Museum Hafnarhus on Thursday 15th at 20:00.
Goethe-Institut is our partner in this co-operation with German visitors.
Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung, PhD is an independent art curator and biotechnologist. He is founder and artistic director of SAVVY Contemporary Berlin and editor-in-chief of SAVVY Journal for critical texts on contemporary African art. He is currently guest professor in curatorial studies at the Städelschule in Frankfurt.
He was curator-at-large for Adam Szymczyk’s documenta 14, and is a guest curator of the 2018 Dak’Art Biennale in Senegal. Recent curatorial projects include That, Around Which the Whole World Revolves: On Rhythmanalysis of Memory, Times, Bodies in Space, SAVVY Contemporary, Hebbel am Ufer, Kampnagel, a.o., 2016-18; Every Time A Ear di Soun — a documenta 14 Radio Program, SAVVY Contemporary, 2017; The Conundrum of Imagination, Leopold Museum Vienna/ Wienerfestwochen, 2017; An Age of our Own Making in Holbæk, MCA Roskilde and Kunsthal Charlottenborg Copenhagen, 2016-17; Unlearning the Given: Exercises in Demodernity and Decoloniality, SAVVY Contemporary, 2016.
Selected lectureships and talks at a.o. Tensta Konsthall Stockholm, 2017; Bergen Assembly, 2017; University of the Arts, London, 2017; Gwangju Biennale, 2016; Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg, 2016; Pluriversale, Akademie der Kunste der Welt, Köln, 2016.
TALK Series is a visitors program initiated by the Reykjavík Art Museum, the Icelandic Art Center and the Iceland Academy of the Arts in 2011. The program brings the flourishing ideas and diverse practices within the international contemporary art scene to the Icelandic art community and the public at large. A selection of highly regarded international curators and critics have participated, including Heike Munder, Miwon Kwon, Claire Bishop, Nicolaus Schafhausen, Mary Jane Jacob and Dieter Daniels, Douglas Gordon and Margot Norton.