We recorded the artist talk between Lerato Shadi and Bonaventure Ndikung on Lerato Shadi's work.
The artist Lerato Shadi and Dr. Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung, independent curator, author and biotechnologist, are exploring issues such as time, colonization, intergenerativity, empowerment, the challenge to title and much more.
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In her work, Lerato Shadi questions Western notions of history and reveals mechanisms of structural exclusion and oppression. She uses her body as a medium to make the overlooked, forgotten, or repressed visible—often in lengthy, physically demanding performances. The solo exhibition "Maru a Pula Is a Song of Happiness" at the KINDL – Centre for Contemporary Art presents videos and installations as well as a new series of textile works that deal with the relationship between panel painting and performativity.
As part of the exhibition "Lerato Shadi: Maru a Pula Is a Song of Happiness", a conversation between Lerato Shadi and Dr. Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung, Fou...