Dzekashu MacViban

About the Author Dzekashu MacViban

Dzekashu MacViban is a writer, journalist and editor based in Yaoundé. In 2011 he founded Bakwa magazine and in 2012, he participated in the Kwani? Literary Festival in Nairobi as part of the Moving Africa program. In 2013, he was curator of the Cameroon leg of the Spoken Word Project organized by the Goethe-Institute, and in 2016, he was a writer-in-residence at the Ebedi International Writers Residency. His critical writing and journalism focuses on the intersection between culture and technology.

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Placing art and discourse in a primary position and geography in a secondary position: An interview with Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung

Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung (PhD), born in 1977 in Yaoundé, Cameroon, is an independent art curator and biotechnologist. He is Curator at Large for Documenta 14 (Artistic Director Adam Szymczyk), the founder and artistic director of the art space SAVVY Contemporary Berlin, where he has directed and curated exhibits with more than 200 artists from five continents. He is also co-artistic director of Galerie Wedding, a communal gallery space in Berlin. He has been living on and off in Berlin since 1997. He recently participated in the RAVY festival in Yaoundé, Cameroon where he gave lectures on art, epistemological pluralism, his curatorial approach and his skepticism towards Afrofuturism.