Lecture Series #2: Gabi Ngcobo

Welcome to the second lecture in a series on different typologies of curatorial practice.

May 14, 2014
Fritt Ord, Oslo
Open and free to all

Gabi Ngcobo will come to Oslo to talk about her curatorial practice and her foundation of the Center for Historical Reenactments in Johannesburg. Ngcobo’s visit has been programmed to coincide with Lars Cuzner and Fadlabi’s Congo Village project in Frognerparken.

Gabi Ngcobo is a curator and artist based in Johannesburg, South Africa. She has worked as Assistant Curator at the South African National Gallery in Cape Town and as Head of Research for Cape Africa Platform. She was a founding member of the Visual Arts Network of South Africa (VANSA). In 2010 she co-curated rope-a-dope: to win a losing war at Cabinet in New York. Ngcobo is the head of the “Incubator for a pan-African Biennale task-force,” a yearlong project arranged to facilitate the articulation of critical positions regarding the notion of a Pan-African Biennial. In 2010 she founded the Center for Historical Reenactments in Johannesburg, where she currently serves as Director. Ngcobo’s visit has been programmed to coincide with the Lars Cuzner and Fadlabi’s Congo Village project in Frognerparken.