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Otobong Nkanga: There's No Such Thing as Solid Ground

Drawings, installations and performances: In an exhibition in the Gropiusbau, Otobong Nkanga traces the movement of minerals, goods and people in order to comprehensively explore economic and ecological processes.

The exhibition «There's No Such Thing as Solid Ground» tells of emotional intelligence, circular time and the visualization of healing. The complex, ever-changing relationship between humans, land and the structures of repair and care is a central theme of Otobong Nkanga's exhibition at Gropius Bau in Berlin. Her work, which deals with global exploitative extraction processes, takes a poetic and at the same time critical look at the reciprocal relationship between humans, flora and fauna and natural resources, especially minerals.

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What: Otobong Nkanga: There's No Such Thing as Solid Ground
When: 10 July to 13 December 2020
Opening hours: Saturday to Wednesday 10 am to 7 pm, Thursday and Friday 10 am to 9 pm, Tuesday closed
Entry: 15 Euro, red. 10 Euro
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Source: Gropius Bau/edited

Last edited: 22 December 2020