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Somnyama IV, Oslo, 2015
Photo/ © Zanele Muholi. Courtesy of STEVENSON, Cape Town/Johannesburg
MINA / MEG
A Feminist, Artist and Activist QUEER EXHIBITION
18 June – 31 July 2016
Opening: Saturday 18 June at 17:00 - 20:00
Venue: Historical Museum, Frederiks gate 2, 0164 Oslo, Norway
Kunstplass  organises the exhibition “MINA/MEG” at Historical Museum in Oslo. “Mina” means “me” in Isizulu (South Africa). Through visual activism the artists are exploring self-representation and life-stories with the focus on love, intimacy, racism, xenophobia, solidarity, visibility and interpretation of differences. The international renowned visual activist Zanele Muholi is the lead artist. She is exhibiting together with Lindeka Qampi (SA), Linn Cecilie Ulvin (NO), Sara Christensen (NO) and artists and global queer activists living in Norway.
Curators: Lerato Dumse (SA) and Henriette Stensdal (NO)
18 Juni 14:30 Lesbian history and identity
Zanele Muholi and Sofia Hultin in conversation
22 Juni Prologue 1: Art Activism – White Cube vs Public Space
See programmes for the two seminars here.
The exhibition is supported by Fritt Ord, Agency for Cultural Affairs City of Oslo and Arts Council Norway.