Visual impressions of public event with Artist in residence Karim Stone

MIASA CC-BY-4.0: Poster Artist in residence: Stone

Stone Karim Mohamad, a Cameroonian poetograph, poet, and photographer based in Stuttgart (Germany), was MIASA artist in residence from 15 September to 15 December 2023. During this period he created an installation on the topic of “demo-crazy”, hold a public workshop on poetography and animated a public art event. He describes his project and experiences at MIASA in an interview with MIASA.

MIASA CC-BY-4.0: Flyer for the artist workshop

MIASA CC-BY-4.0: Stone at the workshop on poetography

The workshop was held online and on-site at the MIASA bungalow as a contribution to the “German Days in Ghana 2023” on 17-18 October 2023. It explained the practice of poetography – creating poems with photographs and photographs with poems. In addition, it included a practical part, during which MIASA fellows and external participants took pictures themselves and discussed, which ideas, experiences and emotions they wanted to express through these pictures. They also reflected both realistic and abstract images can transmit meaning and space for interpretation.

 

MIASA CC-BY-4.0: Flyer for public event on 7 Dec. 2023

MIASA CC-BY-4.0: Stone performing

The public art event took place on 7 December 2023 at the MIASA bungalow. It included a presentation of the art installation on the topic of “demo-crazy”, including a questions and answers session with the artist, and a spoken word art performance, which was attended by more than fifty guests.

 

 

 

 

MIASA CC-BY-4.0: perfprmance, 7 Dec. 2023

 

MIASA CC-BY-4.0: Fellow at art event, 7 Dec. 2023

 

MIASA CC-BY-4.0: Visitors at art event, 7 Dec. 2023

 

MIASA CC-BY-4.0: Video installation at art event, 7 Dec. 2023

 

MIASA CC-BY-4.0: Visitor at art event, 7 Dec. 2023



Cite this blog post
teammiasa (2024, January 15). Visual impressions of public event with Artist in residence Karim Stone. Merian Institute for Advanced Studies in Africa - Blog. Retrieved May 18, 2024, from https://miasa.hypotheses.org/1706

You may also like...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Search OpenEdition Search

You will be redirected to OpenEdition Search