Kapwani Kiwanga

Kapwani Kiwanga's projects materialize as installations, video, sound and performance. Afrofuturism, anti-colonial struggle and its memory, belief systems, vernacular and popular culture are but some of the research areas which inspire her practice. She studied Anthropology and Comparative Religions at McGill University. She was an artist in residence at: L'Ecole National Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris (France); Le Fresnoy: National Contemporary Art Studio (France), and MU Foundation, Eindhoven (Netherlands). An award winning filmmaker, her documentary work has been nominated for two BAFTAs. SHe has exhibited internationally including at: Centre Georges Pompidou (France), Glasgow Centre of Contemporary Art (U.K.), Bienal Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo Almeria (Spain), Kassel Documentary Film Festival (Germany), Kaleidoscope Arena Rome (Italy), Paris Photo (France).

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