Amnesia: “Sindika Dokolo African Collection for Contemporary Art”
Date: 04.11.2009 – 31.12.2009
Venue: National Museum Nairobi/ Museum Hill
Charges: Museum charges apply
Contact: +25420 2224640, [email protected]
Amnesia celebrates the cultural clash that begat multiculturalism and from it attempts to sow the seed of a common history which the present & future generations can excel in as brothers and sisters, irrespective of race, faith, gender or heritage.
Participating artists included IngridMwangi/RobertHutter (Kenya/Germany), Aida Muluneh (Ethiopia), Andrew Tshabangu (South Africa), Bili Bidjocka (Cameroon), Ananias Leki Dago (Cote D’Ivore), Moataz Nasr (Egypt), Peterson Kamwathi (Kenya), John Kamisha (Kenya), Ogonga Thom (Kenya), Prina Shah (UK/Kenya), Ato Malinda (Kenya), Miriam Syowia Kyambi (Kenya), Jacob Wachira Ezigbo (Kenya) among Others.
The collection shall be presented by Fernando Alvim, Curator/Artist/Vice president of Sindika Dokolo Foundation.
The project & Exhibition is curated by writer, curator Simon Njami, curator of AFRICA REMIX, founder/editor of Revue Noire. The project is directed & hosted by Nairobi Arts Trust / Contemporary Art of East Africa (CCAEA). In cooperation with Sindika Dokolo Foundation (Angola), Ford Foundation, HIVOS, National Museums of Kenya, Arts Collaboratory, Mondriaan Foundation, Stichting DOEN.