Artist Talk

with Paul Maheke

Oct 13, 2018, 6 pm

Paul Maheke’s work is grounded in emancipatory and decolonial thought with an emphasis on cultural identities and new subjectivities. His current research focuses – through performance, video, installation, sculpture – on the body as both an archive and a territory.

The artist will be in conversation with curator Franziska Sophie Wildförster about his new commission “Letter to a Barn Owl” at Kevin Space.


Paul Maheke (b. 1985, Brive-la-Gaillarde, France) has presented solo exhibitions at Chisenhale Gallery, London (2018); Galerie Sultana, Paris (2017); Assembly Point, London (2017); Center, Berlin (2017); and South London Gallery (2016). Selected group exhibitions include Baltic Triennial XIII (2018); 'The Centre Cannot Hold Itself', Lafayette Anticipations, Paris (2018); Tate Modern, London (2017); Diaspora Pavilion, 57th Venice Biennale (2017); and Akademie der Künste, Vienna, among others.


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