Of Seas, Slave Ships and Fractured Atlases.

A Prelude to a Possible Essay on Histerio-Poiesis in Theo Eshetu’s Practice

The Law of the Sea (The Slave Ship), 2015

video installation

Kiss the Moment, 2015, 18-channel video installation with sound, duration: 40:08 min

The Return of the Axum Obelisk (2009), fifteen channel video installation, colour, sound, duration: 26:45 min

Hieronymus Bosch, The Garden of Earthly Delights (1500)

Albrecht Dürer, Katherina the Moor Woman (1521)

Rembrandt, Two Negroes (1661)

Hyacinthe Rigaud, Young Black (1697)

Peter Paul Rubens, Four Studies of a Head of a Moor (1614–1616)

Hans Burgkmair, Exotic Tribe (1508-1570)

Hyacinthe Rigaud, Young Black (1697)

Seikilos epitaph

Benin Bronzes

Atlas Fractured, 2017, digital video projected on banner

documenta 14

Digital Companion


An Ongoing- Offcoming Tale by Bonventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung

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