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“Not only are we ahead of time, we are classic” with Nontsikelelo Veleko

Nontsikelelo Veleko (b. 1977) is a South African photographer most notably recognised for her depiction of black identity, urbanisation and fashion in post-apartheid South Africa. Veleko studied photography at the Market Theatre Photo Workshop(1999–2004). In 2006, her photographs were part of the group exhibition, Snap Judgments: New Positions in Contemporary African Photography, at the International...

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“Not only are we ahead of time, we are classic” with Nontsikelelo Veleko

EP04: “My mother told me: I have dreamt of you in colours” with Otobong Nkanga

Otobong Nkanga (b. 1974, Kano, Nigeria) is a visual and performance artist whose artistic practice spans almost two decades. She began her studies at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife Nigeria and continued at the National Fine Arts School of Paris. She obtained a Masters degree in performing arts from DasArts, Amsterdam, The Netherlands in 2008....

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EP04: “My mother told me: I have dreamt of you in colours” with Otobong Nkanga

EP03: “No thank you – I will live up to the consequences” with Jihan El-Tahri

For our third episode, Emeka Okereke is in conversation with Jihan El-Tahri, an Egyptian filmmaker, producer, and visual artist. Jihan El-Tahri began her career as a foreign correspondent covering Middle East politics for the Financial Times, Washington Post, and US News & World Reports. El-Tahri has since produced and directed several monumental documentaries, including the...

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EP03: “No thank you – I will live up to the consequences” with Jihan El-Tahri

EP02: “What have you, or what have I paid into that Trust?” with Bonaventure Ndikung

  Episode two of NKATA sees Emeka Okereke in conversation with Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung. Ndikung (b.1977, Yaoundé) is an independent curator, art critic, author and biotechnologist from Cameroon, who lives and works from out of Berlin. He studied food biotechnology in Berlin, received his doctorate in medical biotechnology and studied biophysics in Montpellier. Ndikung...

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EP02: “What have you, or what have I paid into that Trust?” with Bonaventure Ndikung

EP01: “I wonder as I wander” with Akinbode Akinbiyi

In this debut episode of NKATA, Emeka Okereke is in conversation with Akinbode Akinbiyi. Akinbiyi (b.1946) is a Berlin-based Nigerian photographer, writer, curator and educator who has been working in the art world/ creative field for over four decades. This conversation touches on several aspects of his life and practice beginning with moments and events...

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EP01: “I wonder as I wander” with Akinbode Akinbiyi

EP00: Introduction of NKATA by EMEKA OKEREKE

In this intro episode, Emeka Okereke – the host of the program – introduces himself as well as the podcast series. He gave some pointers as to what the podcast program will be all about. Watch out for episode 1

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EP00: Introduction of NKATA by EMEKA OKEREKE