Based in Mexico City and working with Brazilian chef Manu Buffara as her mentor, Nones-Kobiakov aims to explore our relationship with our surroundings through food with this new type of memory-based urban farm. Whatever That Ground May Be delves into the essence of food as memory, arguing that ingredients are capable of carrying layers of →
In the experimental pieces’ macabre storyline, the Vorkoster is the lucky human chosen by the fictional company LD50 to ingest the three selected nominees, who have been shrunk to the size of a pill. Once swallowed, the three will live inside his body, and their precarious existence inside the metabolic organ will be explored in →
Mentored by musician and performer Du Yun, Reus is working toward creating an interactive online music experience that interconnects fragmented stories and imaginaries around the playing and making of instrumental traditions. The platform is based in a global living network of new tradition-makers who have been brought into the project through a series of microcommissions.
Structural marginalization and unequally distributed social conditions have contributed to the growing numbers of Area Boys in the streets of Lagos. Their identity is intrinsically rooted in survival and belonging. But what is the psychological space of a person living on the edge of society? How is the struggle of being and becoming reflected in →
Starting from the view that the digital is as real and material as the fingers on our hands, Cyber-Waste shines a light on out-of-sight waste streams that are produced—and concealed—by our ever-increasing entanglement in networks. Working with mentor Evgeny Morozov, PostRational brings theoretical and creative critique to a topic that demands attention. Research started in →
In her intersectional culinary practice, Sokoh writes, cooks, and researches Nigerian and West African cuisine, tracing the geography and legacy of its traditions, techniques, and ingredients through the transatlantic slave trade across Latin America, the Caribbean, American South, and Europe. Her project Coast to Coast: From West Africa to the World maps these journeys and →