Kapwani Kiwanga
Kipwani Kawanga wins Duchamp Prize with installation referencing African independence
By Anna Sansom
The Art Newspaper
Oct 20, 2020

“Paris-based artist’s work recreates flower arrangements that featured at diplomatic events connected to independence ceremonies in African countries.

The 20th edition of the Prix Marcel Duchamp was awarded to Kapwani Kiwanga yesterday evening at the Centre Pompidou in Paris for her installation, Flowers for Africa. Kiwanga pipped Alice Anderson, Hicham Berrada and Enrique Ramírez to the €35,000 prize that was founded by the ADIAF (Association for the International Dissemination of French Art).

Featuring 13 floral arrangements on white podiums, Kiwanga’s work is based on archived imagery of flowers at key diplomatic events connected to the independence of African countries.”

Annabel Daou, Elisa Giardina Papa, Šejla Kamerić, Kapwani Kiwanga & Grit Richter
Booth No. G08
Frieze London 2023
Oct 11 – 15, 2023
Kapwani Kiwanga
In Conversation with Carolin Köchling
Artist talk
Gropius Bau, Berlin
Sep 16, 2023, 3pm
Kapwani Kiwanga
The Length of the Horizon
Survey exhibition
Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg
Sep 16, 2023 – Jan 7, 2024
Kapwani Kiwanga
Choreographies of the impossible
Group exhibition curated by Manuel Borja - Villel, Grada Kilomba, Diane Lima, Helio Menezes
35 Bienal de São Paulo
Sep 6 – Dec 10, 2023