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SONW – Shadow of New Worlds
by Sandra Mujinga

Sandra Mujinga’s recent exhibition at Bergen Kunsthall presented a large-scale video installation together with a selection of sculptural works and photographs. Drawing on Afro-futurist strategies, the exhibition investigated concepts of invisibility as survival strategies, both as a speculative gaze at the future and in relation to the political reality of our time. The exhibition was Mujinga’s largest solo-presentation to date and will also be on view at Vleeshal, Middelburg, 20.9 – 13.12.2020.

The publication SONW – Shadow of New Worlds includes a specially produced visual essay, conceived as an animation in book form. The images are stills from footage captured of an elephant outside of Johannesburg, digitally treated and presented as a series of close-ups of the elephant’s skin. The publication features contributions by Sandra Mujinga, Wong Bing Hao, Tamar Clarke-Brown, Olamiju Fajemisin, and Jessica Lauren Elizabeth Taylor.

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Language: English
Size: 160 × 240 mm
Pages: 144
Format: Softcover
ISBN: 978-3-943514-027-4

Texts: Sandra Mujinga, Wong Bing Hao, Tamar Clarke-Brown, Olamiju Fajemisin, Jessica Lauren Elizabeth Taylor
Designer: Studio Manuel Raeder
Co-publisher: Bergen Kunsthall and Vleeshal

Artist: Sandra Mujinga
Category: Artist books