Kapwani Kiwanga, ‘Subduction Study #3’, 2016, Photography, Folded pigment prints on 285g paper, Goodman Gallery
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Kapwani Kiwanga

Subduction Study #3, 2016

Folded pigment prints on 285g paper
20 3/5 × 26 4/5 in
52.2 × 68.1 cm
Edition of 5
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Location
Johannesburg, Cape Town, London
Kapwani Kiwanga
Canadian, b. 1978
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Working with sound, film, performance, and objects, Kapwani Kiwanga relies on extensive research to transform raw information into investigations of historical narratives and their impact on political, social, and community formation. The Paris-based artist’s work focuses on sites specific to Africa and the African diaspora, examining how certain events expand and unfold into popular and folk narratives, and revealing how these stories take shape in objects and oral histories. Trained as an anthropologist, Kiwanga performs this role in her artistic practice, using historical information to construct narratives about groups of people. Kiwanga is not only invested in the past but also the future, telling Afrofuturist stories and creating speculative dossiers from future civilizations to reflect on the impact of historical events.

Kapwani Kiwanga, ‘Subduction Study #3’, 2016, Photography, Folded pigment prints on 285g paper, Goodman Gallery
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Kapwani Kiwanga
Canadian, b. 1978
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Working with sound, film, performance, and objects, Kapwani Kiwanga relies on extensive research to transform raw information into investigations of historical narratives and their impact on political, social, and community formation. The Paris-based artist’s work focuses on sites specific to Africa and the African diaspora, examining how certain events expand and unfold into popular and folk narratives, and revealing how these stories take shape in objects and oral histories. Trained as an anthropologist, Kiwanga performs this role in her artistic practice, using historical information to construct narratives about groups of people. Kiwanga is not only invested in the past but also the future, telling Afrofuturist stories and creating speculative dossiers from future civilizations to reflect on the impact of historical events.

Kapwani Kiwanga

Subduction Study #3, 2016

Folded pigment prints on 285g paper
20 3/5 × 26 4/5 in
52.2 × 68.1 cm
Edition of 5
.
Sold
Location
Johannesburg, Cape Town, London
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