Exhibition
Painting of a primeval beast
© Asele Institute, Nimo, Nigeria

We will now go to Kpaaza.

Transitions and journeys through Uche Okeke’s work

29.04. – 16.12.2022

Iwalewahaus in collaboration with AseleInstitute and The Professor Uche Okeke Legacy Limited presents We will now go to Kpaaza, a contemporary visual art exhibition curated by Ijeoma Loren Uche-Okeke (Nigeria/South Africa) and Nantume Violet (Uganda/Germany).

Five years after the passing of Uche Okeke, master modernist artist, visionary, scholar and change agent, the relevance of his vision and legacy continues to be evident in the progress and gains made by contemporary and modern African art and artists on the global stage. The exhibition contributes to this discussion but most importantly, it highlights the importance of Uche Okeke’s contribution as an artist, educator, and cultural activist.

We will now go to Kpaaza presents a body of Okeke’s work predominantly focusing on works on paper, including drawings and paintings that have not been exposed to public viewing for many years. The works featured in the exhibition are selected from Uche Okeke’s private collection, known as the Asele Institute Art Collection.

Location
Iwalewahaus
Wölfelstraße 2
95444 Bayreuth
Room
Exhibition floor
Price
Free entrance
Language
English
Curation
Ijeoma Uche-Okeke, Nantume Violet
Link
Cooperation
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