Mixtape Misuse Commodity
Wednesday 25h May 2016 | 630 – 9pm
To wrap up Network 11’s Peer Forum at Cubit, Shepherd Manyika and Ima-Abasi Okon will each present the manifold themes that inform their practice, including works in progress
‘MIXTAPE MISUSE COMMODITY’ will present the artists recent interactions with constructions of black masculinity with a focus on African American culture, positions of misuse, the sublime as a delimiting device, legitimising platforms and the performance of language.
(GOLD, CLAP, ROMANCE, CALL, RESPONSE, ASPIRATION, FAILURE, DELIVERY, WORD-WORD-WORD, WEIGHT, GESTURE, WORD-WORD-WORD, PRODUCT, BOOTY, ARRIVAL, COLLABORATION, SYSTEMS, INVESTMENT, HOME, HOME FROM HOME, FAMILY, YOURS, MINE, OURS, EXPORT, WORD-WORD-WORD, EMBODIMENT, CHOP, CHOppED, CHOPS, SLICK, BUY, SELL, TO-LET, OPTICS, MARKERS, STONE, KNOWLEDGE, WORD-WORD-WORD, STOCK, PEDIGREE, BASS, 12-BAR, REVIVAL, WORD-WORD-WORD, SLOOOOOOOOOW) [sic]