Every year, Ake Festival organises an Art exhibition, featuring new and established African artists. For the second year in a row, Byenyan Bitrus is curating an exhibition of contemporary African artists whose works speak to this year’s theme: African Time.
“In Time, We Will Find Our Way Back Home” is an exhibition of digital collages/compositions, paintings and drawings by 6 dynamic African artists: Peterson Kamwathi(Kenya), Alexis Tsegba(Nigeria), Denyse Gawu-Mensah(Ghana), Zwelethu Machepha(South Africa) Jacque Njeri(Kenya), Joseph Fidelis(Nigeria). This exhibition is an invitation to reflect on our heritage, who we were as a peoples before our systems were disrupted by colonialists, and to examine our present, what we have made of these colonial interruptions. Through traditional and digital art mediums, we are creating a mosaic of what home looks like, for the peoples of Africa.