12 September 2009

Talking About

Conversation About Art Projects relating to Africa

Hosted by: Marjolijn Dijkman and Annette Schemmel

Organised by: Marjolijn Dijkman and Annette Schemmel with Zoë Gray and Lucia Babina (initiators of Talking About!)

Supported by: Mondriaan Fund

Discussants gathering at the studio of Marjolijn Dijkman

As part of the program Talking About!, Enough Room for Space initiates a discussion with artists and cultural producers working at the interface of Africa/Cameroon and Europe.

Talking About! brought six artists and cultural producers from Cameroon to the Netherlands; Ruth Belinga (artist, curator, Yaoundé), Goddy Leye (artist, founder of artist initiative ArtBakery, Douala), Hervé Youmbi (artist, member of the collective Cercle Kapsiki, Douala), Achille K Komguen (artist, editor of the newspaper DiARTgonale, Yaoundé), Lionel Manga (writer, Douala), Achille Atina (cultural mediator, Douala).

Additionally, Enough Room for Space has invited Hervé Yamguen (artist, member of the collective Cercle Kapsiki, Douala), Emiliano Gandolfi (curator), Alexander Vollebregt (artist), Kaleb de Groot (artist), Meruro Washida (curator), David Maroto (artist) and Libia Castro & Ólafur Ólafsson (artists) as discussion partners to Marjolijn Dijkman’s studio.