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Kapwani Kiwanga
Up and Coming: Armory Artist Kapwani Kiwanga
by Emily Nathan
Artsy
February 24, 2016

“The library is not the first place that comes to mind for the creation of contemporary art—but for Kapwani Kiwanga that’s where the process begins. “I start with a spark of interest in the subject matter, or an anecdote I overhear, or an event, and then I do what I like doing best—research,” she tells me from her scholarly studio in Paris’s 13th arrondissement, framed by stacked cardboard boxes, shelves of piled books, and a woolly, wall-hung composition destined for next week’s edition of The Armory Show comprising the only artwork in sight…”

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Performance at
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March 30, 2015 7 pm
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I am no longer a purist…
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AFROGALACTICA : a brief history of the future
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March 14, 2015 7pm
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Does Not Equal
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Telepathic Relay
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HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Berlin
March 12, 2015
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AFROGALACTICA : a brief history of the future
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March 11, 2015
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Kapwani Kiwanga
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