Africanus Okokon works with moving image, sound, performance, installation, painting, assemblage and collage to explore the dialectics of forgetting and memory in relation to mediated cultural, shared and personal histories. He is interested in questions around language, translation, cultural transformation and death as they relate to recorded media.
Africanus has screened films at various festivals including the BlackStar Film Festival, the Chicago Underground Film Festival, True/False Film Festival, Ottawa International Animation Film Festival, the Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation and the Chale Wote Street Art Festival. His work has been exhibited and showcased at Sean Kelly Gallery, Helena Anrather Gallery, Microscope Gallery, the International Print Center in New York, Perrotin Gallery and The Kitchen and featured in publications such as New American Paintings, PopMatters, The Yale Review and The Wire: Adventures in Sound and Music.
- FAV-5103-01 Video Practices
- FAV-5291-01 Meeting Points: Open Media
- IDISC-5291-01 Meeting Points: Open Media
- FAV-5114-01 Intermediate Studio: Open Media
- FAV-5292-01 Meeting Points: Open Media
- IDISC-5292-01 Meeting Points: Open Media