Dineo Seshee Bopape

Today from our friends at Kadist, we bring you a video interview with South African artist Dineo Seshee Bopape. She speaks about artist-run spaces in Johannesburg, a new work commissioned by the Montreal Biennale, her current show Untitled (of Occult Instability) [Feelings] at Palais de Tokyo, and the relationship between sound and image in her video Why Do You Call Me When You Know I Can’t Answer the Phone (2013). She says of her show at Palais de Tokyo, “[I was] specifically referencing Frantz Fanon when he speaks about the zone of occult instability…thinking about the effect of colonialism upon the colonized, and also the colonizer…” This video was originally posted on July 28, 2016.

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