ARTXLAGOS 2019

01.11.19 – 03.11.19 Live performance of Water Work at ARTX LAGOS In Water Work several thousand litres of clean water seemingly goes to waste. Situated in Lagos, the action immediately speaks to issues around power and access to resources. As is ever present in other performances by Eca Eps, the figure of the woman in the National […]

ECO FUTURES: STARING AT THE SUN

Curated by Giulia Casalini and Diana Georgiou, EcoFutures: Staring at the Sun is a 3-week festival including a curated group exhibition, international conference, workshops, screenings, performances, residencies and a ‘Deep Trash: Eco Trash’ club night. EcoFutures will bring together over 70 artists, activists and theorists from all over the world to create a platform for discussion […]

THE PLAYROOM NL: U BENT HIER

The PLAYroom presents a group exhibition “U Bent Hier”[You Are Here] curated by Jeroen van Paassen featuring artworks by: A+B Ai Weiwei Banksy Eca Eps Shepard Fairey Denise Fréchet Rahman Hak-Hagir Ottmar Hörl Maria Jimena Herrera Monica Rathoff-Troll Jave Yoshimoto 1 – 24 February 2019, Zaandam, NL

GLOBAL VIDEOS

Global Videos international film exhibition of artists films featuring work from: Wolfgang in der Wiesche & Nikolaus Gojowczyk-Groon (Germany) Eca Eps (Nigeria/UK) Mohammad Bin Lamin (Libya) Tetsushi Higashino (Japan) Danny Germansen (Denmark) Pernille Lonstrup (Denmark) Ehab Aziz (Egypt) Beck & Collin Stafford (USA) Lisi Prada (Spain) Natercia Chang Macau (SAR) Selene Citron & Luca Lunardi (Italy) Iris Poljan & Rahman Hak-Hagir (Croatia & Austria) Maria Korporal (the Netherlands) Dik Bol (the Netherlands) Karin van der Molen (the Netherlands) Abdoul-Ganiou Dermani (Togo) Rahman Hak-Hagir (Austria) Sylvia Toy (USA) Joyce Overheul (the Netherlands) Gilivanka Kedzior (France) Elisabeth Di Sopra (Italy) Film screenings in the Netherlands, Germany, Hong Kong and Pakistan on 10th December 2018

PASSION FOR FREEDOM

Performance of Total Policing at the Passion for Freedom 2018 exhibition opening ceremony at Pall Mall, London Exhibiting Artists: Oscar Olivares – Venezuela Andreea Medar – Romania Öncü Hrant Gültekin – Turkey/Germany Mimsy – United Kingdom Emma Elliott – United Kingdom Jana Zimova – Czech Republic/Germany Agata Strzalka – Poland Ackermann Sandra – United Kingdom Allen Collin – […]

MKH BIENNALE: CLIMATES OF CHANGE

Led by artist-curator Pippa Koszerek, the 2018 MKH Biennale in Halberstadt is themed around the Klimawechsel [changing climate], bringing together artists who look at changing systems – social, financial and architectural – and artists whose work seeks to directly create and disrupt change through invention with alternative mechanisms. For its third edition, the Monat Kunst Halberstadt Biennale will look […]

ART CUBE ARTISTS STUDIO RESIDENCY

Why We Serve is a research process examining women’s service to the state in conflict contexts, particularly in relation to religiously motivated wars. Often framed as casualties in war, women have also defied assumed narratives and in some instances, have taken on combative roles with Kurdish women fighters immediately coming to mind – but beyond counter-insurgencies […]

FROM CHIBOK TO CALAIS AT ORT GALLERY

Eca Eps’ first UK solo exhibition is funded by Arts Council England, in collaboration with Fierce performance arts festival & SHOUT festival. From Chibok to Calais is at ORT gallery until 11th November. Installation view photographs by Marcin Sz Performance stills by Sammim Abbas Exhibition film by Jonnie Dean Above, installation view at Ort gallery Above, performance […]

LAGOS BIENNIAL: LIVING ON THE EDGE

Artist-curator Folakunle Oshun and an international curatorial team including Ayo Akinwande, Amira Paree, Sola Akintunde, Kelvin Hazel, Kwasi Ohene-Aye, Aminat Lawal Agoro and Michael Enejiso; conceived the inaugural Lagos Biennial around survival. Themed ‘Living On the Edge’, the exhibition brought together Nigerian and international artists to re-think and re-imagine Lagos and produce site-specific and contextual work […]

SOLO EXHIBITION: FROM CHIBOK TO CALAIS

Exhibition Information: Taking momentum from one of the key issues shaping public debate, artist Eca Eps explores the chaos presented by conflict and migration and civic nationalism. Utilising elements of speech, sound and play in a participatory performance, the artist draws on the materiality of water as a leveller that cuts across territorial boundaries, with […]

LISSON GALLERY & ARTREVIEW LIVE: IN DEFENCE OF THE DEMOS

Lisson Gallery, in association with ArtReview Live, hosted an entire evening of talks, films and performances staged on Ai Weiwei’s work, Fondation, a platform made from the ruins of ancient columns. In the open spirit of the Roman forum or Greek agora, speakers discussed the issues of borders, identity and people’s role in politics. “Intended as a […]

PODIUM DEFLUX: PERFORMANCE ON HUMAN RIGHTS DAY

Hannah van de Stadt Monday 5th December 2016 “KUNST IS EEN SLAGVELD WAAROP WE KUNNEN STRIJDEN VOOR INDIVIDUELE VRIJHEID” Op 10 december, tijdens de Internationale Dag van de Rechten van de Mens, presenteert de Zaanse stichting White Cube ‘Global Videos’. Op 10 locaties verspreid over de hele wereld wordt op hetzelfde tijdstip videokunst van 40 […]

EMBASSY OF BRAZIL: IBERO-AMERICAN UTOPIAS

The Ibero-American Utopias exhibition is at the Embassy of Brazil, London 14 – 16 Cockspur Street, SW1Y 5BL from 16th November to 8th December 2017. Private view: 15th November 6.30pm “For some time, we have wanted to put on a major event to commemorate the relaunch of our activities, as well as to celebrate the rich […]

AUTOGRAPH ABP: SHIFTING AND SACRED SITES

A presentation and performative lecture at Scarred, Shifting & Sacred Sites: Art, Advocacy & Performance at Autograph ABP, London “Investigating the ways performative practices challenge prejudice, fear and violence towards the body in society.” “This event takes Aida Silvestri’s Unsterile Clinic, an exhibition to raise awareness of the widespread practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), as a cue […]