Baloji, Augure, Film Still, Production Wrong Men, 2023.

In Conversation

Baloji and the Art of Averting the Evil Eye

Musician, filmmaker, and multitalented artist Baloji talks to C& about his first feature film and his connection with the diaspora.

John Akomfrah: “If there is a problem with hybridity, for me, it is that it participates in this hierarchization of the world”


John Akomfrah: “If there is a problem with hybridity, for me, it is that it participates in this hierarchization of the world”

It's still C&10 and we retrieved another treasure from our archive: a conversation…

At Akademie Schloss Solitude Aderemi Adegbite works on his news series »Al-Shaafi (The Healer)« in which the uses the Islamic slates to reflect on the disconnection of the spiritual self from the physical self, 2023, photo: Daphne van de Burgwal.

In Conversation

Aderemi Adegbite: Embracing Solitude and Empowering Communities

Artist-curator Aderemi Adegbite shares his insights on the crucial role of language and culture in our postcolonial moment

Maliza Kiasuwa, Intersection 2. 202340 x 27.5 in. Paper and thread. Courtesy of the artist and Morton Fine Art.

In Conversation

Maliza Kiasuwa: Stories Intersecting Like the Crossing of Paths

The artist talks about her collage practice in relation to intuition and the meaning of a hybrid identity.

Zineb Sedira, Sugar Silo I, 2014. Diptych, C-Type, 180 x 200 cm each. Commissioned by Marseille-Provence 2013, European Capital of Culture and the Port of Marseille. Courtesy the artist and the galleries: The Third Line, Dubai, and Plutschow Gallery, Zurich


Zineb Sedira: “Identity is very much at the core of every artistic practice, whether painting flowers or exploring one’s culture or politics.”

To celebrate our authors' writing we've dug up a few pieces from our archive. Here, Zineb Sedira on "identity" and the “burden of representation".


In Conversation

Lamin Leroy Gibba: “I want to tell stories that feel truthful”

The actor, writer, and producer reflects on dominant cultural narratives and the complex lives of Black and queer characters on screen and stage.

Kosisochukwu Nnebe, an inheritance/ a threat / a haunting. Installation view, 2022. Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, Ontario. Courtesy of the artist.

In Conversation

Kosisochukwu Nnebe: Exploring Ancestral Connections

The artist and curator discusses how the positions of marginalized people give us access to particular forms of knowledge about our societies.

Ludo by Yadi. Courtesy of the artist.

In Conversation

Yadichinma Ukoha-Kalu Explains How Ludo Became an Exciting Artwork

Ludo by Yadi highlights local design and production while embracing community recreation and functional art.

Coco Fusco and Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Two Undiscovered Amerindians Visit the West, 1992. Photo: Nancy Lytle

In Conversation

Coco Fusco Looks Back

Prior to her retrospective at KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, the artist discusses the choices behind key works in her oeuvre.

Sasha Huber, Rentyhorn, 2008. Commissioned photography by Siro Micheroli. Courtesy of the artist and the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki.


Sasha Huber Looks at the Uncomfortable

The artist discusses her practice in the context of changing climatic realities and how symbolic actions can have an impact.

Eric Magassa, Blinking Blind, 2023. Installation view FLIGHT Malmö Konsthall, 2023.
Photo / Photo: Helene Toresdotter. Courtesy konstnären/the artist

In Conversation

Tawanda Appiah Ponders Beauty’s Transformative Potential

The Malmö-based curator talks about his current project at Skånes konstförening, creating immersive experiences, and rearranging history.

Atelier Ndokette, Ndokette Session, untitled, 2019. Courtesy of the artists.

In Conversation

How Atelier Ndokette Interweaves Artistic Practices

They have worked together as a collective since 2019. And their shared practices highlight the various ways in which clothes can speak.

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