Underneath the Shade We Lay Grounded
Hannibal books, 2022

Catalogue of the exhibition of the same name at the Sint-Janshospitaal in Bruges, Belgium from 25 June to 25 September 2022.

With text contributions by Koyo Kouoh, Executive Director and Chief Curator of the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa in Cape Town, and Omar Kholeif, Director of Collections and Senior Curator at Sharjah Art Foundation. Michel Dewilde, Curator of Contemporary Art at Musea Brugge, Kristel Van Audenaeren, Cocurator of the exhibition at Musea Brugge, and Elisa Bonduel, who is attached to the faculty of medieval history at the University of Ghent, also wrote text contributions.

In Underneath the Shade We Lay Grounded Otobong Nkanga (b. 1974, Nigeria) has created a refuge for reflection, dialogue and recovery. She interweaves various forms of installations, sculptures, drawings, tapestries and poetry to create sensory encounters and multi-layered intersections, reconnecting people with their material, spiritual and cultural environment.

Bilingual edition English-Dutch
27.5 x 23 cm
176 pages
Hardcover
ISBN 978 94 6436 643 3

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