Kooperation: “(In)Visible Migrant – Visual Representation of African Migration in Art, Film & Photography” – Exebition, lecture and discussion on 1. December at 04 p.m. in English

ISOE researcher Aïssatou Mbodj together with ISOE curator Daniela Swarowsky will present three pieces in the exhibition which touch the topic of vsual representation of migration: the photographic series A Long Way Home by Anissa Michalon, Commanderie by Vincent Leroux and Yacine’s Stimmen by Charlotte Menin. They will discuss in exchange with the audience the different approaches each of the artists has chosen.nWith: Aïssatou Mbodj (anthropologist, CNRS Paris), Dominique Malaquais (anthropologist and curator, CNRS Paris), Daniela Swarowsky (ISOE curator, ZMO Berlin), and others.nModeration: Samuli Schielke (ZMO Berlin)

Aïssatou Mbodj

will talk about how she as a researcher has approached her visual and textual contribution for the ISOE exhibition.nDominique Malaquais will give a lecture about a different perspective on migration: Discussions of (im)migration concerning the African continent tend to center on movement between Africa and Europe. South-South migration receives significantly less attention.nn Malaquai’s presentation the focus is on the latter type of movement, as addressed by Congolese multi-media artist Mega Mingiedi. The presentation focuses on an installation that Mingiedi developed in South Africa in 2009, titled Lelo Awa (“Here Now”). A complex, multi-layered project, Lelo Awa considers (among other subjects) the place of African immigrants in present-day Johannesburg.nThe evening will close with an open discussion between the participants and the audience.n Free admissionnIn English
Sunday 01.12.13
04:00 p.m. -07:00 p.m.
nPlace: Kunstraum Kreuzberg/ Bethanien
Mariannenplatz 2
10997 Berlin
U Kottbusser Tor
For more Information: ed.omz@yksworaws.aleinad


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