Lives and works in Oslo and Livingstone
Anawana Haloba’s artistic practice is an ongoing investigation into the positions of different societies in varied political, social, economic and cultural contexts and ideological and post-independence frameworks. Her practice is symbiotically linked to, and through her preparatory exercise, drafting poetry in the forms of sketches, which she abstracts into performative-based artworks in moving images, installation and sound. She creates situations where the material culture of any given place can be probed and reconsidered within the scheme of rapidly shifting contemporary subjectivities.
Haloba’s presentation at MOMENTUM 12 begins her research and dialogue with the Swedish-Norwegian artist Hannah Ryggen (1894-1970). The project, titled When we continue living in stars, are our shadows luminaries for us to see?, will draw parallels be ...