The idea for the QUAQU_ KWAKU inhabited exhibition came about through an ongoing discussion on art and its use between Ivette Forster (director of the Kwaku Festival) and artist/researcher Charl Landvreugd The discussion centered on the possibilities of integrating fine art practices into the Kwaku festival. Thinking about the fact that many of the contemporary artists are not known outside of the museum and gallery environment, they debated several scenarios that could take the artists and the visitors out of their comfort zone.
VICE covered Kwaku Roze Zondag featuring the artists and performers. According to the reporter the performances at QUAQU were ‘Proper Sun Ra madness’. … read more