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May 2021

May 22 @ 10:00 am - September 5 @ 5:00 pm

Samson Kambalu: New Liberia

Modern Art Oxford, 30 Pembroke Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 1BP United Kingdom

For his largest solo exhibition to date, Samson Kambalu’s powerful installation creates the atmosphere of an initiation ceremony for a utopia of international racial justice that equally values each person. This idea of a ‘New Liberia’ marks a mass change in attitudes, sparked by the pandemic and global Black Lives Matter protests in 2020. Samson Kambalu’s exhibition is grounded in the events of his African childhood, watching makeshift cinema and Nyau dances of ancestral costumes (a secret society of the…

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