16 May - 22 June 2019
Kevin Demery's works explore the interplay between U.S. history and signifiers of power and invite us to move between their potent aesthetic of geometric color blocks with objects hanging from ropes or chains that are draped over the canvas and recurring motifs of historical violence, surveillance, and childhood trauma. Power Lines is Kevin Demery's inaugural exhibition at Sakhile&Me and his first show in Germany. More...
27 June - 3 August 2019
Ghizlane Sahli's enchanting cellular-form ink drawings and silk-thread sculptures made from used bottle tops are deeply inspired by her interest in architecture, embroidery, and environmental sustainability - issues she also explores with her artist collective Zbel Manifesto. After exhibitions in London, Marrakesh, Milan, and Paris, her current work cycle "Histoires de Tripes" will be shown for the first time in Germany.
19 September - 26 October 2019
Osi Audu's first exhibition at Sakhile&Me shows subtly textured graphite drawings and bold acrylic paintings gesturing at different aspects of a whole or collective self and exploring the tangible and intangible as it relates to the self. This series of abstract and geometric "self portraits" form part of a larger exploration by the artist into the symbolic mappings of self-consciousness and the inner and outer self.
7 November - 21 December 2019
In his paintings, Tajh Rust explores the concept of representation and the relationships between black identity and space. His inaugural show at Sakhile&Me will introduce new works investigating the lived experience and effect of U.S. exceptionalism and whiteness in modern day America.
14 February - 13 April 2019
Showing works by Adejoke Tugbiyele, Bambo Sibiya, Eddy Kamuanga Ilunga, and Nnenna Okore, Sakhile&Me offers a look at their private art collection. The paintings of Eddy Kamuanga Ilunga and Bambo Sibiya are full of historical references and political commentary. The sculptures of Nnenna Okore and Adejoke Tugbiyele use natural and found materials, toeing the line between abstract and figurative art. More...
7 September - 30 November 2018
Embodiment is Nnenna Okore's first exhibition in Germany and shows abstract art works made from textiles, wire, dye and acrylic. They form richly textured fiber sculptures sprouting from the walls like organisms growing out to meet the space. Also featured are new and never-before-seen acrylic, gesso and clay paintings reminiscent of fossil-like structures and topographic landscapes. More...
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