Join us on Instagram Live (@ZeitzMOCAA) for a series of ongoing conversations with art world leaders as they address the urgencies, challenges, and opportunities impacting contemporary art organisations on the African continent.
Upcoming – 2 June 2020:
Join us for a conversation between artist, curator and gallerist Daudi Karungi, and Koyo Kouoh who is the Executive Director and Chief Curator of Zeitz MOCAA.
As part of an ongoing series of conversations with leaders in the art world, Koyo Kouoh and Daudi Karungi will talk about the art industry on the continent and how different contexts call for endogenous systems of cultural action.
Where: Instagram Live
Date: Tuesday, 2 June 2020
Time: 6 p.m. Cape Town, Harare
4 p.m. Lome, Dakar, Bamako, Accra
7 p.m. Nairobi, Addis Ababa
5 p.m. Lagos, Douala
12 p.m. New York
See more details below about upcoming discussions as well as links to those that have already taken place.
28 May 2020: A conversation between Raphael Chikukwa, Acting Executive Director and Chief Curator of the National Gallery of Zimbabwe and Storm Janse Van Rensburg, Senior Curator at Zeitz MOCAA.
As part of an ongoing series of conversations with leaders in the art world, Chikukwa and Janse Van Rensburg will discuss regional collegiality and radical solidarity through museum practice.
19 May 2020: A conversation between Aïda Muluneh, artist and founding director of the Addis Foto Fest (AFF) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and Koyo Kouoh, Executive Director and Chief Curator of Zeitz MOCAA.
The discussion focused on institution-making as critical practice. They explored possibilities around knowledge production and the development of understated narratives from Africa.
12 May 2020: A head to head conversation between Mandla Sibeko, Founding Director and Owner of FNB Art Joburg and Koyo Kouoh, Executive Director and Chief Curator of Zeitz MOCAA.
As part of an ongoing series of conversations with leaders in the art world, Kouoh will talk with Sibeko and explore the unique set of challenges and opportunities facing contemporary art institutions on the African continent and probe the complex relationship between museums and the art market.
7 May 2020: Head to head conversation between Sonia Lawson, Director of Palais de Lomé in Togo, and Koyo Kouoh, Executive Director and Chief Curator of Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) in South Africa.
29 April 2020: Head to Head with Merriem Berrada, Artistic Director at the Museum of Contemporary African Art Al Maaden (MACAAL) in Morocco and Koyo Kouoh, Executive Director and Chief Curator of Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) in South Africa.
Situated in Marrakech, Morocco, MACAAL is an independent, not-for-profit contemporary art museum which opened in November 2016. Since its relaunch in 2018, it has been dedicated to the promotion of African art through its diverse exhibition and education programmes, cultivating the interest of a wide audience base. Located at the opposite end of the continent, Zeitz MOCAA having opened in September 2017, is a public not-for-profit contemporary art museum which collects, preserves, researches, and exhibits contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora.
Events28 November 2020 - 10 December 2020
Film23 January 2019 - 23 January 2019
Exhibitions14 November 2018 - 16 January 2019
Book Launch14 November 2018 - 14 November 2018
Lectures and Forums30 May 2018 - 30 May 2018
Tours20 June 2018 - 20 June 2018