Installation View

documenta 14: Athens

documenta 14 is curated by Adam Szymczyk and his curatorial team such as Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung. Extending over the city of Athens in more than 40 different public institutions, squares, cinemas, university locations, and libraries, over 160 international artists will show works newly conceived for documenta 14.

Olu Oguibe, installation view Biafra Time Capsule, 2017. Books, archival objects, mixed media. documenta 14 in Athens, 2017. Photo by C&

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C& walked around the many exhibitions sides of documenta 14 to show you installation, painting, video, performance. Thanks to Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung, Curator-at-Large of documenta 14 and founding director of SAVVY Contemporary the exhibition presents great and strong work from African perspectives.

Olu Oguibe, installation view Biafra Time Capsule (2017). Books, archival objects, mixed media. documenta 14 in Athens, 2017. Photo by C&

 

Olu Oguibe, installation view Biafra Time Capsule (2017). Books, archival objects, mixed media. documenta 14 in Athens, 2017. Photo by C&

 

Sammy Baloji, installation view Tales of the Copper Cross Garden: Episode I (2917). Video, photographs, copper plate, upper crosses, coins. documenta 14 in Athens, 2017. Photo by C&

 

Akinbode Akinbiyi, Installation view Passageways, Involuntary Narratives, and the Sound of Crowded Spaces (2015-17). Forty-eight black-and-white inkjet prints. documenta 14 in Athens, 2017. Photo by C&

 

Akinbode Akinbiyi, Installation view Passageways, Involuntary Narratives, and the Sound of Crowded Spaces (2015-17). Forty-eight black-and-white inkjet prints. documenta 14 in Athens, 2017. Photo by C&

 

Pégalie Gbaguidi, installation view The Missing Link. Decolonization by Mrs Smiling Stone (2017). School desks, photographs, glassine paper sheets, drawings with colored pencil, microphone stand, earth and lipstick on paper, digital video. Photographs by Dr. Peter Magubane. documenta 14 in Athens, 2017. Photo by C&

 

Emeka Ogboh, installation view The Way Earthly Things Are Going (2017). Multichannel sound installation and real-time LED display of world stock indexes. documenta 14 in Athens, 2017. Photo by Marie-Ann Yemsi

 

Ibrahim Mahama, Installation view Check Point Prosfygika. 1934-2034. 2016-2017. Performance with charcoal sacks, scrap metal, tarpaulin, metal tags, and Henschel train interior leather. documenta 14 in Athens, 2017. Photo by C&.

 

Otobong Nkanga, installation view Carved to Flow (2017). Laboratory installation and natural sop 08. Co-produces by Yanghyun Foundation, Seoul, and Ministerie van de Vlaamse Germeenschap, Departement Cultuur, Jeugd en Media, Brussels, Archimidous 15, Athens. documenta 14 in Athens, 2017

 

Otobong Nkanga, installation view Carved to Flow (2017). Laboratory installation and natural sop 08. Co-produces by Yanghyun Foundation, Seoul, and Ministerie van de Vlaamse Germeenschap, Departement Cultuur, Jeugd en Media, Brussels, Archimidous 15, Athens. documenta 14 in Athens, 2017

 

El Hadji Sy, installation view La nouvelle muséologie (The New Museology, 2017). Butcher tables, bones, crab shells, mollusk shells, stone, axe, roots, leaves, bottles, soil, seeds, ashes, water, le nouveau masque (oil on Plexiglas and wood, 2016). documenta 14 in Atens, 2017. Photo by C&

 

Ernest Mancoba, installation from Untitled Seies, 1990. Oil on canvas. documenta 14 in Athens, 2017. Photo by C&

 

Tshibumba Kanda-Matulu, installation view From the Lumumba series. Paintings. documenta 14 in Athens, 2017. Photo by C&

 

Tshibumba Kanda-Matulu, installation view From the Lumumba series. Paintings. documenta 14 in Athens, 2017. Photo by C&

 

Theo Eshetu, Atlas Fractured (2017). Digital video, color, sound, 18 min.. documenta 14 Athens Conservatoire

 

Theo Eshetu, Atlas Fractured (2017). Digital video, color, sound, 18 min.. documenta 14 Athens Conservatoire

 

Theo Eshetu, Atlas Fractured (2017). Digital video, color, sound, 18 min.. documenta 14 Athens Conservatoire

 

Bouchra Khalili, installation view The Tempest Society (2017). Digital film, color, sound 60 min. Produced by Bouchra Khalili and Alexandre Kauffmann. Coproduced with Ibsen Awars´ds, Ibsen Theater, Skien, Norway. With the support of Foundation National des Arts Graphiques et Plastiques, Paris, and the Holland Festival, Amsterdam. documenta 14 in Athens, 2017. Photo by C&