Presentations by Dorine van Meel and Philip Kojo Metz will be followed by a discussion moderated by Mason Leaver-Yap.
Dorine van Meel is a Dutch artist and writer with an interest in socially engaged art, feminist methodologies and self-organized forms of collaboration. Her work has been shown at South London Gallery; W139, Amsterdam; Kunstraum, London; and Transmediale, Berlin. She initiated various collective projects, including "The Southern Summer School" at BAK in Utrecht, a project that brought together art practitioners based in South Africa, the Netherlands and the UK to work through questions around art and decolonization; and "Does Not Equal", a collaborative project that questioned the creative potential and ongoing concerns of feminism at the W139 in Amsterdam. Currently she works on a new collective project called “A Farewell to Progress” which is presented at KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin and the South London Gallery.
Philip Kojo Metz is a Ghanaian-German conceptual artist and photographer. In 2005 he graduated from the Akademie der bildenden Künste in München where he studied under Olaf Metzel. He has shown his work at Galerie KWADRAT, Decad, and NGBK in Berlin; at the National Gallery in Windhoek; and at Pret á Partager in Addis Abbeba. Kojo Metz received several grants and residencies including Greatmore Studios Residency; Cité des Artes, Paris; Valence – Stipendium, Kultusministerium Stuttgart and the ArbeitsstipendiumuKuunstfonds Bonn.