The second TALK Series guest of the year 2018 is curator Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung.
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 was Curator at Large for Documenta 14. Most recent curatorial projects include Unlearning the Given: Exercises in Demodernity and Decoloniality, SAVVY Contemporary, 2016; The Incantation of the Disquieting Muse, SAVVY Contemporary, 2016; An Age of our Own Making in Holbæk, MCA Roskilde and Kunsthal Charlottenborg Copenhagen, 2016-17; The Conundrum of Imagination, Leopold Museum Vienna/ Wienerfestwochen, 2017. Lectureships a.o. Tyler School of Art Philadelphia, Deutsche Bank Kunsthalle, Aalto University Helsinki, Art Basel, Villa Arson Nice, Muthesius Kunsthochschule Kiel, MASS Alexandria, HfbK Hamburg and Gwangju Biennale.
The TALK Series is a collaborative project between the Icelandic Art Center, Iceland Academy of the Arts and the Reykjavík Art Museum.
Since the year 2012 artists, thinkers and curators have been invited to Iceland to teach, talk and get to know the local art scene.
The presentation is in English and free for all who have a regular museum ticket to Reykjavík Art Museum. Facebook event.
The project is done in collaboration with Goethe-Institute.