Curator Koyo Kouoh has announced the title and artist list for her forthcoming EVA International. The biennial, which takes place in venues throughout the Irish city of Limerick, and this year coincides with the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising, considers the post-colonial condition of Ireland under the title Still (the) Barbarians.
The 57 artists whose work will be shown in this context are Pio Abad (Philippines/UK) / Larry Achiampong and David Blandy (UK) / Philip Aguirre y Otegui (Belgium) / Kader Attia (France/Algeria) / Kostas Bassanos (Greece) / Eric Baudelaire (France) / Hera Büyüktaşcıyan (Turkey) / Tiffany Chung (Vietnam/USA) / Criodhna Costello (Ireland) / Jonathan Cummins (Ireland) / Godfried Donkor (UK/Ghana) / Samuel Erenberg (USA) / Theo Eshetu (UK/Ethiopia) / Mary Evans (UK) / Tom Flanagan and Megs Morley (Ireland) / Liam Gillick (UK) / Yong Sun Gullach (Denmark) / Carsten Höller (Belgium) / Dorothy Hunter (Northern Ireland) / Jeremy Hutchison (UK) / Joanna Hutton (UK) / Alfredo Jaar (Chile) / Michael Joo (USA) / Journal Rappé (Senegal) / Kapwani Kiwanga (Canada/France) / Abdoulaye Konaté (Mali) / Syowia Kyambi (Kenya) / Kemang Wa Lehulere (South Africa) / Leung Chi Wo (Hong Kong) / Charles Lim Yi Yong (Singapore) / Alice Maher (Ireland) / Bradley McCallum (USA) / Naeem Mohaiemen (Bangladesh) / Pádraic E. Moore (Ireland) / Otobong Nkanga (Nigeria) / Uriel Orlow (UK/Switzerland) / Ulrike Ottinger (Germany) / Alan Phelan (Ireland) / Johannes Phokela (South Africa) / Sarah Pierce (Ireland/USA) / Deirdre Power and Softday (Ireland/Sweden) / Public Studio (Canada) / Ican Ramageli (Senegal) / Amanda Rice (Ireland) / Willem de Rooij (The Netherlands) / Tracey Rose (South Africa) / Catarina Simão (Portugal) / Mona Vatamanu and Florin Tudor (Romania) / Vo Tran Chau (Vietnam) / John Waid (UK).
Kouoh is the founding artistic director of RAW Material Company, Dakar and the curator of 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair in London and New York.
Published 21 January 2016