All posts filed under: Video art

Resist! interview on Bruzz mag

At the heart of a hot Summer of Photography, Bozar is hosting “Resist! The 1960s protests, Photography and Visual Legacy”, an exhibition devoted to the power of the collective and the apparently unsightly but essential action of a thrown rock and a voice in the street. Curator Christine Eyene is enflaming our minds. Read the full interview by Kurt Snoekx on Bruzz.be

Digital Africa

Danielle WaKyengo O’Neill, still from Crowning Glory (2016), video, 5’8″. Open Source and YaPhoto announce Digital Africa, an evening projection of works by 14 African and Diaspora video artists and documentary filmmakers on Thursday 25 May at the Vortex, London. The artists and filmmakers were selected from an open call launched last March as part of the year-long programme of events and international collaborations developed by YaPhoto, Cameroon’s platform for photography and lens-based art practices. The London screening will present videos by: Paolo Azevedo (Angola), Bruna Cafurica (UK/Sweden), Tamara Dawit (Canada), Edem Dotse (Ghana) & SUTRA (UK), Megan-Leigh Heilig (South Africa), Onyeka Igwe (UK), Wilfried Nakeu (Cameroon), Danielle WaKyengo O’Neill (South Africa), Jean Baptiste Nyabyenda (Rwanda), Amine Oulmakki (Morocco) and Breeze Yoko (South Africa). The works selected include short documentaries dealing with cultural heritage, gender, identity, history and activism, as well as videos focusing on aesthetics, visual narratives, sound and music. Onyeka Igwe’s We need new names (2015) is a video essay examining how a diasporic identity can be formed and performed through the inherent contradictions …