Kongo Astronauts presents Postcolonial Dilemna Track #01 (Redux), a psychotronic film from DR Congo by Eléonore Hellio (2010) – Curated by SPARCK in collaboration with Kongo Astronauts for FUSE 37-2/Speculation.
Kongo Astronauts presents Postcolonial Dilemna Track #02, a psychotronic film from DR Congo by Eléonore Hellio (2012) – Curated by SPARCK in collaboration with Kongo Astronauts for FUSE 37-2/Speculation.
Kongo Astronauts presents Postcolonial Dilemna Track #03 (Unended) – A psychotronic Film from DR Congo (2014) – Curated by SPARCK in collaboration with Kongo Astronauts for FUSE 37-2/Speculation.
Speculate this! Kadiatou Diallo and Dominique Malaquais, for SPARCK In September 2013, reports started coming out of Kinshasa of a cosmonaut walking the streets at odd times and places. The first sightings were in Lingwala, a neighborhood near the city…
States of Postcoloniality/Speculation In this issue of FUSE, SPARCK (Space for Pan-African Research, Creation and Knowledge), in conversation with the Kongo Astronauts, reflects on uses of speculation as a tool for making sense of and navigating postcolonial geographies. It is the final…
Sonny Assu: Possession
Curated by Jon Davies
Oakville Galleries at Centennial Square
1 December 2013 – 16 February
Review by Ellyn Walker
As part of FUSE’s popular States of Postcoloniality series, the artists and writers in this issue explore decoloniality in aesthetic practice across the Americas and the Caribbean. Produced in partnership with the e-fagia organization.
Featuring: Berlin REED; Miguel ROJAS-SOTELO; Gordon Brent INGRAM; Heidi McKENZIE; the TRANSNATIONAL DECOLONIAL INSTITUTE; Naufus RAMÍREZ-FIGUEROA; David GARNEAU; Julie NAGAM; Kency CORNEJO; Leah DECTER and Carla TAUNTON; Gita HASHEMI, Tannis NIELSEN and Maryam TAGHAVI
Architectural and engineering plans articulate the form and function of intended constructions — the flow of substances, entry and exit points, joints, connections and foundations — and reveal the dispersion of power that sustains these structures. —Kandis Friesen
A Game of Shater Hassan is a nonlinear, semi-autobiographical project that explores notions of memory, oral history and the diaspora. The project is described as a retelling the story of Shater Hassan when in fact it actively denies you most of the story itself, and takes you somewhere else instead. — Haitham Ennasr