Writer and curator Osei Bonsu conducts a guided tour of Issa Samb's exhibition at Iniva and discusses Samb's involvement in Laboratoire Agit'Art and other themes related to Samb's practice.
Osei Bonsu is a British-Ghanaian independent curator and writer based in London. He contributes to the current affairs magazine New African, and NKA: Journal of Contemporary African Art published by Duke University Press. His current curatorial projects include the first UK solo exhibition by the contemporary artist Ibrahim Mahama, opening in Dublin in December 2014. He has collaborated with ANO, the research platform founded by Nana Oforiatta Aiym, and has worked closely with Cameroonian-born curator Koyo Kouoh as an associate researcher. His interests include the critical legacy of African modernism, as well as new radical cultural practices and urban developments in sub-Saharan Africa. In 2013, he worked on the organization of the first edition of 1:54, the first art fair for contemporary African art and culture in London.