Adjani Okpu-Egbe Exhibition Tour with Curator Amy Rosenblum-Martín


Fri Feb 04 2022 at 11:00 am to Fri Feb 25 2022 at 12:00 pm


International Studio & Curatorial Program | Brooklyn, NY

On Delegitimization and Solidarity: Sisiku AyukTabe, the Martin Luther King Jr. of Ambazonia, the Nera 10, and the Myth of Violent Africa
About this Event

Please join ISCP for a free public tour of Adjani Okpu-Egbe's solo exhibition On Delegitimization and Solidarity: Sisiku AyukTabe, the Martin Luther King Jr. of Ambazonia, the Nera 10, and the Myth of Violent Africa, led by curator Amy Rosenblum-Martín in collaboration with artist Adjani Okpu-Edge, Exhibition Organizer Alison Kuo and/or Curatorial Advisor Maliyamungu Muhande. Spaces are limited and proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for entry.

This exhibition was named one of Hyperallergic's "Top 10 New York City Art Shows" of 2021. Read more details below and by visiting our website.

Okpu-Egbe (born 1979, Kumba, Cameroon) lives and works in London and has exhibited work at Kunstverein Braunschweig, Germany, and SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin, among other institutions. He presented his work in Surpassing the Eternally Mysterious Afro-Surreal, 2019, Sulger-Buel Gallery, London (solo show); Regarding Africa: Contemporary Art and Afro-Futurism, 2016, Tel Aviv Museum of Art; and his installation The Journey of the Underdog, 2014, was highlighted in the 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, Somerset House, London. In 2020, he was the recipient of the inaugural Ritzau Art Prize and participated in a three-month residency at ISCP, followed by a four-month residency in 2021.

This exhibition is curated by Amy Rosenblum-Martín. Rosenblum-Martín recently served as guest assistant curator for Dr. Nicole R. Fleetwood’s MoMA PS1 exhibition Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration and is currently organizing Swagger and Tenderness in the South Bronx: The Power Portraits by John Ahearn & Rigoberto Torres at the Bronx Museum of the Arts.Formerly a staff curator at Pérez Art Museum Miami and The Bronx Museum of the Arts she has also worked for the Museum of Modern Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, all New York; Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; National Portrait Gallery, London; and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, among others. Her exhibition Ana Mendieta: Thinking About Children’s Thinking, 2017, at Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling, Harlem, was an Artforum Critic’s Pick.

This exhibition is supported by Colleen Ritzau Leth; Evelyn Toll Family Foundation; Hartfield Foundation; Johnson Picture Framing & Galleries; Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation; New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council; New York City Council District 34; New York City Council District 33; New York State Council on the Arts and the New York State Legislature; Tauck Ritzau Innovative Philanthropy; Teiger Foundation; and William Talbott Hillman Foundation.


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