2021 | 30th Anniversary Thami Mnyele Foundation Residency Award | The Art Momentum

The Art Momentum We are thrilled to share our brand new publication produced in partnership with The Art Momentum in Amsterdam. Through the voices of 15 artists, this publication reflects on the 30-year anniversary of the only artist-in-residency programme dedicated to contemporary artists from Africa and its diasporas in the Netherlands - Thami Mnyele Foundation
Lead by Pauline Pem Burmann , the Foundation has been fostering Thami Mnyele's legacy since 1990, focusing on values such as collaboration, inter-culturality, and freedom to create (or not create).
Thank you to the artists featured in this edition for their inspiring works and memories: Rehab ElSadek , Samson Kambalu, Zanele Muholi, Ashraf Moneim, Awaad Omar, Mohamed Ahmed Abdel Rasoul, Razia Barsatie , Krishna Luchoomun, Victor Ekpuk , Guy Woueté , Hadia Gana, Thania Petersen , Kagiso Patrick “Pat” Mauloa, Cifford Charles, Atta Kwami.
Thank you to the authors invited to contribute for their committed contribution: Najlaa Elajeli, Fay Janet Jackson, Ashraf Jamal, Ladi’Sasha Jones, Valerie KAbov, Aude Christel Mgba, Nkgopoleng Moloi, Barbara Murray, Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi, Sean O’Toole, Vincent van Velsen, Qutoud Yahia.

You can download a free digital version of the artpaper here in .pdf (5Mb)

Thami Mnyele Foundation promotes the exchange of art and culture between Africa and the Netherlands.