Exhibit: “Drawing with Satellites”, until May 20 2011 @ GoDown

May 14, 2011 at 6:12 pm Leave a comment

[we apologise for publishing about this exhibit only after the opening took place]

The Centre for Contemporary Art of East Africa (CCAEA) cordially invites you for the opening of the exhibition “Drawing with Satellites” that coincides with the presentation of NomadicMILK a contemporary art-project by Dutch artist Esther Polak. The exhibition presents art works of the following artists: Mary Ogembo, Erick Maina, Charles Ngatia, Rose Arunga, Noor Jefwa, Jefferson Adsmola, Robinson Omwari, Dickens Otieno George and Martin Chumbi. It will be held at The GoDown Arts Centre on 14th May 2011 at 3:00p.m.  The exhibition will run till the 20th of May 2011 and Entry is Free. GoDown based Artists participating in the exhibition include Mary Ogembo, Erick Maina, Charles Ngatia, Noor Jefwa, Dickens Otieno George and Martin Chumbi.

The exhibit is an overview of the results of a contemporary GPS-art workshop conducted by Dutch artists Esther Polak and Ivar van Bekkum – geotales.wordpress.com.

NomadicMILK is a GPS (Global Positioning System) art project conducted in Nigeria where Esther Polak tracked the distribution of “Peak” brand powder milk from the harbor in Lagos to the capital City, Abuja, and a nomadic Fulani family in Abuja and its greater vicinity. During the presentation she will show the specially developed GPS-sand-robot and screen Nomadic MILK film clips – www.nomadicmilk.net. The exhibition is Supported by: Mondriaan Foundation; The Nairobi Arts Trust Kenya, The Arts Collaboratory and Foundation Beelddiktee.

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