ADAKU, PART 1: THE ROAD OPENS—a new work by performing artist Okwui Okpokwasili, with music by Okpokwasili and Peter Born—makes its way to Los Angeles this week with three performances at REDCAT. The artist’s practice of “speculative mythology” in sight
On Sunday, Okwui Okpokwasili will participate in two of the opening weekend programs for the group exhibition WITCH HUNT at the Hammer Museum and the Institute of Contemporary Art Los Angeles. Utilizing the Hammer’s courtyard and outdoor spaces, the artist will
When we think about something like Black radicalism—and its historical unfolding and in its varieties—even as women sustain, nurture, envision, and engender those movements, they fall out of the official writing of it, or they’re never the representative figure. And
This week, join Okwui Okpokwasili and Massimiliano Gioni in conversation, where they will discuss—among other things—the artist’s remarkable installation Poor People’s TV Room (Solo), 2017, part of the New Museum exhibition Grief and Grievance: Art and Mourning in America.