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way to think (LEARNING FROM OTHER)

By: David Makala Meeting people from different countries at the fortress in Maputo, Mozambique has been a wonderful learning experience that leaves me with a few words to say or write about ASIKO…ASIKO…ASIKO…, what shall I say?  The best way [...]

July 18, 2015 Blog
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Welcome to Maputo

By: Nancy Mteki My first trip to Maputo, Mozambique was incredible. The cityscape, architecture and people around it fascinated and caught my attention.  Of course language was a barrier and the driver who came to pick me up couldn’t speak [...]

July 15, 2015 Blog
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I HOPE YOU DON’T LEAVE (MAPUTO)

By: Mário Macilau   From Catembe you can see the city of Maputo from the sea, once you get the boat you arrive after 10 or 15 min to the port, just few meters you will see the Maputo Fort [...]

July 15, 2015 Blog
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I WILL NEVER FORGET

By: Mário Macilau A few years ago some fellow friends told me about Asiko. I don’t even remember the exactly dates but it was when it was starting for the first time, maybe was in Lagos, if not, for sure [...]

July 15, 2015 Blog, Uncategorized
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ASIKO WITH LOVE

By: Mapopa Hussein Manda Starting off from Zambia to go to the airport, marking my debut departure from Zambia for the first time and it had to be Maputo, Mozambique. If it wasn’t for the Asiko art workshop, l would [...]

July 13, 2015 Blog
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Life in Maputo, Matola Mozambique

By: Immy Mali Estoy eternamente agradecido por la Mozambiçue… My time in Maputo has caused me to start asking: Why is it harder for Africans to travel across African borders even with the misconception that Africa is “one country” compared [...]

July 13, 2015 Blog, Uncategorized
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“Let’s do the Mugabe thing”

By: Gresham Nyaude “Let’s do the Mugabe thing” that’s what they call it. Both the participating artists and curators and the faculty (including Nii Obodai, the photographer from Ghana, and curators Nontombeko Ntombela from South Africa and Nonstikelelo Mutiti, Filipe [...]

July 13, 2015 Blog
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Maputo in Pictures

By: Mulenga M. My every day story for the last 21 days in Maputo: I have recorded my experience on camera and in memory. Despite my amateur approach to photographical ways, my images will live to tell a story of [...]

July 13, 2015 Blog
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Maputo; time and physical space.

By Rose Jepkorir Photo: Immaculate Mali Two weeks ago, the people of Mozambique celebrated 40 years since they attained a state of independence. In commemoration, we spent the day with Rafael Mouzinho, a Mozambican artist and curator who journeyed us through [...]

July 12, 2015 Blog
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Photo Gallery 2015

Photos below © Nancy Mteki: Photos below © Immaculate Mali:   Photos below © Erin Rice   PPhotos below © David Daut Makala   Photos below © Nancy Mteki: Photos below © Immaculate Mali:   PPhotos below © Erin Rice [...]

July 4, 2015 PHOTO GALLERY, PHOTO GALLERY 2015
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The Journey to unlearn begins…

By: Kelvin Haizel The attendant responded, “You will pick up your luggage in Maputo”. This was at the entry point into one of the world’s oldest civilizations and the only country in the east that was never ‘colonized’; ETHIOPIA. Though [...]

July 3, 2015 Blog
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Being [In] Formed by Accents

By: Euridice Kala Maputo is the capital of Mozambique and has been since its independence in June 1975, and at that point the country was born yet again- as a Republic. The country is situated on the eastern edge of [...]

July 2, 2015 Blog
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Leo Asemota

Nigerian born and London based artist Leo Asemota has worked in photography, sculpture, drawing, live art, film and video, often between and across art forms. His artistic principle is characterized by a sensitive appreciation of choice material, adapting conceptual methodologies [...]

June 30, 2015 FACILITATORS, FACILITATORS 2015
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Nontobeko Ntombela

Nontobeko Ntombela has been a member of staff in the department of History of Art and Heritage at Wits School of Arts since 2012. Her teaching portfolio largely focuses on curatorial and exhibition practices, and she has developed this area [...]

June 30, 2015 FACILITATORS, FACILITATORS 2015, FACILITATORS 2016
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First week in Maputo

The first week of the programme kicked off with presentations by our artist and curator participants, as well as our curatorial facilitator Zoe Whitley. Although we are based for the week at Nucleo de Arte, a gallery and shared studio [...]

June 25, 2015 Àsìkò 2015, news, PROGRAMME
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Zoe Whitley

Zoe Whitley is a London-based curator. In 2013 she joined the curatorial team at Tate Britain, as a Curator of Contemporary British Art where she works on acquisitions and oversees the monthly programme of artists’ film and video. Since 2014 she has [...]

June 17, 2015 FACILITATORS, FACILITATORS 2015, FACILITATORS 2016, FACILITATORS(thisweek)
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Valerie Kabov

Valerie Kabov is the Director of Education and International Projects at First Floor Gallery Harare, Zimbabwe, which she co-founded in 2009. Valerie is a doctoral candidate at University of Paris 1, Sorbonne in Art History (Cultural Policy and Cultural Economics), [...]

June 16, 2015 FACILITATORS, FACILITATORS 2015, FACILITATORS(thisweek)
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Àsìkò 2018

Àsìkò is coming to Cape Verde! Applications are now being accepted. Click the image for more information about the programme and to download the application form. [...]

June 16, 2015 Uncategorized
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Gresham Nyaude

Born in 1988 in Harare, Zimbabwe. Lives and works in Harare Mbare is Harare’s and perhaps Zimbabwe’s most vibrant and notorious ghetto. Allegedly ridden with hooliganism, violence and prostitution, Mbare is said to parallel the conditions of Harare for Zimbabweans [...]

June 15, 2015 PARTICIPANTS, PARTICIPANTS 2015
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Euridice Kala

Euridice Kala (b. 1987, Maputo, lives and works in Johannesburg, South Africa) is an independent artist and curator. She completed the Advanced Photography course at Market Photo Workshop (Johannesburg) in 2012. Her practice involves photography, video, performance and space installations [...]

June 15, 2015 PARTICIPANTS, PARTICIPANTS 2015