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Otobong Nkanga’s interest lies in the complex relationship between humans and land. In her works, she explores this relationship within the tension between exploitative extraction processes and structures of care and repair.

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Otobong Nkanga’s interest lies in the complex relationship between humans and land. In her works, she explores this relationship within the tension between exploitative extraction processes and structures of care and repair. Following her one-year stay as In House: Artist in Residence 2019 at the Gropius Bau, a solo exhibition opening on 30 April 2020 will offer insights into the central issues …

Otobong Nkanga’s interest lies in the complex relationship between humans and land. In her works, she explores this relationship within the tension between exploitative extraction processes and structures of care and repair. Following her one-year stay as In House: Artist in Residence 2019 at the Gropius Bau, a solo exhibition opening on 30 April 2020 will offer insights into the central issues of her work.

Otobong Nkanga evokes the idea that the human body and the landscape on which it moves are interdependent. Based on extensive research and the interweaving of various media such as …

Institution

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Gropius Bau
Berlin

Location

Niederkirchnerstraße 7
Berlin, DE
Mon: 10:00 – 19:00 Tue: closed Wed – Sun: 10:00 – 19:00 Last entry 30 min. before closing time