movt nr. 7: On Cairo / performance

movt nr. 7: On Cairo (exhibition and performance). Performed at Tropenmuseum Amsterdam as part of the exhibition Monuments for the Furure: conversation between Charl landvreugd and Edgar Cairo. Artist Charl Landvreugd in dialogue with the deceased writer Edgar Cairo What does it mean to be black in the Netherlands today and what has white got…

movt nr. 6: (Notes on Afro-Contemporaneity) Destination inner space

Year: 2013 Material: Performance (14:00 min.) Duration: 45 minutes movt nr. 6: (Notes on Afro-Contemporaneity) Destination inner space Performance commissioned by TENT Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Performed on Thursday 10-10-2013 as on of the lectures during the event ‘Destination Outer Space‘.            Much love to Gavin-Viano Fabri and the great team at…

movt nr. 6 Jamais Le Hasard N’ Abolira

Year: 2013 Material: Perfromance Duration: 45 minutes movt nr. 6 Jamais Le Hasard N’ Abolira is a performance piece commissioned galerie Sanaa in Utrecht, The Netherlands.It was performed during the opening weekend of the exhibition ‘Slavery – contemporary arts incorporated’ The piece is conceived within the context of the exhibition as a remark on the…

Movt nr. 5: ROUTES

  ROUTES when: friday februari 8, 2013 location: Rotterdamse Schouwburg, Schouwburgplein 25, Rotterdam, The Netherlands what: Movt nr. 5: ROUTES is een Gesamtkunstwerk samengesteld door Charl Landvreugd voor RAW Art Fair en de Rotterdamse Schouwburg Geïnspireerd door de Rotterdamse culturele mix nodigt Landvreugd voor het evenement ROUTES een keur aan kunstenaars uit voor een Gesamtkunstwerk…

Debat SMBA: Am I Black

EN | NL The Anglo-American art world has available to it a very well-developed Afro-American and Black British (critical) theory from which the works by Black artist can be positioned in a broader general social discourse. This fact is also applicable to the African continent and the Caribbean. Up until now there is no official…

MOVT nr. 5: La Virginité de l’Europe

year: 2012 size: 200 x 80 x 240 materials: mixed materials context:  Who More Sci-Fi than Us exhibition Lower your shields and surrender your ships. We will add your biological and technological distinctiveness to our own… Resistance is futile (with) Afro-Futurism (where) Space is the Place (and) Sun Ra (gives birth to) Hype Williams (proclaiming)…

MOVT nr. 4: Morphis

year: 2011 duration: 2 hour duration location: New York, USA context: performed during the BLOOM Party ‘Morphis’, May 14th, DCTV Studios, Lafayette Street, NYC. Complementing BLOOM’s ongoin mythology I created an installation and performance piece based on the ‘Atlantic Transformerz’ video work. The models repeated the process of blackening the black body and adorning it…

Movt nr. 2: Atlantic Transformerz

year: 2010 – 2014 materials: HD video – Digital Photography context: started during the residency at BijlmAir in the Bijlmer, Amsterdam, Netherlands. The work consists of 4 videos made on the 4 continents around the Atlantic Ocean.   Atlantic Transformerz explores the multiplicity of hues in the color black, and makes an issue out of…

Movt nr. 3

size: 354 x 246 x 212 cm materials: wood and galvanized aluminum context: made during the residency at Tembe Art Studio in Moengo, Surinam for the Marowijne Sculpture Park location: Moengo, Suriname residency reference: ‘Marcel Pinas artist, more than an artist’ Review by Bart Krieger in Dutch: “Wat voelen we? Een groter contrast met de…

Movt nr. 1: Anarusha

narusha; “to propel” in kiswahili’. Anaruka; ‘to fly’ in kiswahili nr.1 to 9′, made in New York City. Special thanks to Chashama