Tag Archives | Philippe Rekacewicz

“Angazi, but I’m sure”: A Raw Académie Session

RAW Material Company is a Dakar-based centre for art, knowledge and society; concerned with curatorial practice, artistic education, residencies, knowledge production, and archiving of theory and criticism on art. From 3rd April to 26th May 2017, Chimurenga will be partnering with RAW to host the RAW Académie: a tuition-free residential experiential study programme for artistic and curatorial […]

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Secret Countries

  This map features in the new Chronic, an edition in which we ask: what if maps were made by Africans for their own use, to understand and make visible their own realities or imaginaries? How does it shift the perception we have of ourselves and how we make life on this continent? To view […]

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Itineraries

These maps by Philippe Rekacewicz show how the phenomenon of migration relates to the issue of political borders. They are not ‘finalised’ maps, but rather rough preparatory drafts, the provisional character of which attests to the nature of the border itself: ambivalent and paradoxical (it divides as much as it unites). Borders are difficult to map […]

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