The group will make stops of about five to seven days in the capital and important cities of Nigeria, Cameroun, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, and Congo (Kinshasa and Brazzaville) to create artistic works in collaboration with the indigenous artists in the cities, while networking within the art community. However intermediary stop will be made in towns between cities according to the on-ground reality of the trip.
Participants of Invisible Borders are dedicated to creating works, which portray the dynamism, richness as well as contradictions of the various modes of existence of the African people. In doing this, they reject a simplified notion of Africa nor a tidy definition of it, but instead hopes to create an archive of works which “complicates” the depiction of contemporary Africa, one which sees the continent as work-in-progress, rather than a foregone conclusion…
During the course of the road trip, we will keep a daily blog with interesting stories from the road, through images, short videos and of course writings. To follow the trip, subscribe to our facebook, twitter and Youtube.
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This project is generously supported by Prince Claus Fund, Canon Europe, Institut Français, Doual’Art, Picha, Spanish Cultural Centre, Bata and many wonderful individuals alike.