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Kelvin Haizel

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Kelvin Haizel

  • 2020
  • Visiting from Ghana
Kelvin Haizel investigates the contemporary condition of image and expresses his ideas through video, photography, installations and objects. He holds both MFA and BFA in Painting and Sculpture from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. He has exhibited in Ghana, Nigeria, Mozambique, Comoros Island, France and Portugal. His body of work “things and nothings” showed  in Mali, at the 11th edition of the Rencontres de Bamako, Biennale Africaine de la Photographie, entitled Afrotopia in 2017, which moved to the Afrika Museum in the Netherlands under the restaging of Afrotopia. His multidisciplinary practice explored curating as a form when he was invited as guest curator to the maiden edition of the Lagos Biennale, 2017. As the winner of “A New Gaze 2, 2018”, the award for young contemporary photography by Vontobel Art Commission (Switzerland), his exhibition “Babysiting A Shark In A Coldroom: Comoros Encounters” is open to the public at Vontobel, Zurich, Switzerland.