Exhibition

MINA / MEG : A Feminist, Artist and Activist QUEER EXHIBITION

Historical Museum, Oslo, Norway
18 Jun 2016 - 31 Jul 2016

Photo/ © Zanele Muholi. Courtesy of STEVENSON, Cape Town/Johannesburg

Kunstplass [10] organises the exhibition “MINA/MEG” at Historical Museum in Oslo. “Mina” means “me” in Isizulu (South Africa).

Through visual activism the artists are exploring self-representation and life-stories with the focus on love, intimacy, racism, xenophobia, solidarity, visibility and interpretation of differences. The international renowned visual activist Zanele Muholi is the lead artist. She is exhibiting together with Lindeka Qampi (SA), Linn Cecilie Ulvin (NO), Sara Christensen (NO) and artists and global queer activists living in Norway.

Curators: Lerato Dumse (SA) and Henriette Stensdal (NO)

Opening: Saturday 18 June at 17:00 – 20:00
Venue: Historical Museum, Frederiks gate 2, 0164 Oslo, Norway

Seminars:
18 Juni 14:30 Lesbian history and identity

Zanele Muholi and Sofia Hultin in conversation

22 Juni Prologue 1: Art Activism – White Cube vs Public Space

See programmes for the two seminars here.

The exhibition is supported by Fritt Ord, Agency for Cultural Affairs City of Oslo and Arts Council Norway.

www.kunstplass5.no

 


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