Symposium: Talks, readings and listening session

Akinbode Akinbiyi: On Image Worlds and Passageways

Part of the exhibition Akinbode Akinbiyi: Six Songs, Swirling Gracefully in the Taut Air

The symposium accompanying Six Songs, Swirling Gracefully in the Taut Air invites deeper readings and collective insights into Akinbode Akinbiyi's photography as well as image-building approaches emerging from the African world with photographers Emeka Okereke, Mimi Cherono Ng'ok (guest of the DAAD Artists-in-Berlin program 2020), curator and critic Dr. Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung, a literary reading by author Fatin Abbas and a sonic dialogue by producer, composer and performer houaïda.

Akinbode Akinbiyi, Bar Beach, Victoria Island, Lagos, 2004

Akinbode Akinbiyi, Bar Beach, Victoria Island, Lagos, 2004. From the series Sea Never Dry

Courtesy: the artist

  • In English

Past Dates

Conceived by Akinbode Akinbiyi and Natasha Ginwala

With Fatin Abbas, Akinbode Akinbiyi, Natasha Ginwala, Houwaida Goulli, Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung, Mimi Cherono Ng'ok, Emeka Okereke