The Otolith Collective

PASS in Amsterdam: Kodwo Eshun

Kodwo Eshun is a British-Ghanaian writer, theorist, lecturer and filmmaker based in London. Along with Anjalika Sagar, Eshun founded the The Otolith Group, a research based artists organisation focused on exploring the moving image, the archive, the sonic and the aural within the gallery context.

The Otolith Group have exhibited their works worldwide and are commissioned to develop and exhibit their art works, research and publications by a wide range institutions. This work acts as a resource that is documented on their website and supports The Otolith Group’s public platform under the name of The Otolith Collective, which coexists by curating, programming, publishing and supporting the presentation of artists work, contributing to a critical field of exploration between visual culture and exhibiting in contemporary art.

In October 2015,  The Pan African Space Station collaborated with The Showroom and The Otolith Collective as part of The Chimurenga Library. Visit PASS on Mixcloud to listen to recordings from these sessions.

Kodwo Eshun will be on PASS in Amsterdam on Sunday 11 December at 15:00, and on Wednesday 14 December, alongside Sammy Baloji, Akinbide Akinbiyi and Adeola Enigbokan, at 14:00.

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Rereading the African Writers Series – The Otolith Collective with James Currey

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Kodwo Eshun of The Otolith Collective/Group (profiled here) and publisher James Currey discuss the Heinemann African Writers Series, George Hallett, Bessie Head, Dambudzo Marechera and routes (with)in the Chimurenga Library. Recorded for Pan African Space Station at The Showroom, London 2015.  ( continue reading

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PASS in London: The Otolith Collective

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The Otolith Collective is a publicly funded, not-for-profit arts organisation run by Kodwo Eshun and Anjalika Sagar of the award-winning artist collective The Otolith Group. The Otolith Collective develops research into lectures, seminars, discussions and screening programmes with a wide range of museums, foundations and private institutions. The Otolith Group’s films include In The Year of The Quiet Sun, I See Infinite Distance Between Any Point and Another, and Anathema. For further info visit otolithgroup.org. Kodwo Eshun mentioned the collaboration between The Showroom, …  ( continue reading

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