movt nr. 8: Oso

Commissioned by: Mondriaan Fonds, for Prospects & Concepts, Van Nelle Fabriek, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2016 Fragment uit Prospects & Concepts 2016, een uitgave van het Mondriaan Fonds. Interview: Noor Mertens. Noor Mertens: Hoe zou je je werk beschrijven? Charl Landvreugd: Ik kijk in mijn werk naar een continentaal-Europese Afrosubjectiviteit en hoe deze vorm krijgt in de…

movt nr. 8: The Quality of 21

Commissioned by: Small Axe for sx visualities., New York, New York, USA, 2015 Video: 7 minutes Essay : “When We Start Thinking: Charl Landvreugd’s Multivalent Afropean Aesthetic” by Rosamond S. King   The work takes it’s inspiration from Charl’s research at the Research Center for Material Culture where he looks at the role of photography…

movt nr. 8: Destination Inner Space

Commissioned by WORM for Afrofuturism Now! Festival, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2015 Performance – character, albert heyn shopping bag, car light, camera Installation– 5 screen video, smoke, mirror ball, soundtrack Review by Viktor Evink: The installation consisted of three walls, divided into five areas to which short fragments of moving imagery was projected. The fragments – a…

movt nr. 8: Lobi Singi (2015)

In Destination Inner Space (2013), Landvreugd reflected on the different sources that create the uniqueness of what may be described as a Continental European Blackness. The visual and aural bombardment of styles, the mash up of spoken word, music, reversals and song surmounted in a catchy performance if one had the chance to witness it….