Street Slam

Emeka Udemba2015/2015

Yayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

Yayasan Biennale Yogyakarta
Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Emeka Udemba interested in the issue of the institutional hierarchy museums and public spaces as social spaces in adapting and experimenting. Udemba project in Jogja this time involving the various sides of the city through collaborative performance "Street Slam" as well as video playback using Odong-odong Mobile Museum of Contemporary Art. In this endless collaboration, which became the focus of routines, habits and possible utopia. Interventions that do describe the critical notion on the daily hidden in the complex and contradictory reality of the two cultures apart, Yogyakarta / Lagos. Instead of questioning the 'cultural revolution and global social', Emeka Udemba also questioned prejudices and biases that spread in the community, through his photo series "I am not you".


  • Title: Street Slam
  • Date: 2015/2015
  • Commisioning: Indonesia, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Artist: Emeka Udemba
  • Type: Performative activity, installation
  • External Link: www.biennalejogja.org
  • Medium: Cart, dance, music, video, photography, costume

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