JOHANNESBURG/VIRTUAL (Public Hearings Online Festival) | LAHORE (LB02) | FRANKFURT/MAIN (Stopover/Zwischenlandung) | WARSAW (Niepodległe) | LONDON (The Showroom), BAYREUTH (Resonate) | LAGOS (Looking for Colette Omogbai) | BERLIN (Editing Room).
With the Public Hearings Festival, Women on Aeroplanes touched down in virtual ways out of and towards Johannesburg. READINGS, CONVERSATIONS, FILM STREAMINGS, VISITS, MIXTAPES, ARCHIVAL MATERIAL became a web that reflects and addresses issues of law, rights, legislation, and legality..... . Continue reading and see also Inflight Magazine #6.
Women on Aeroplanes got invited to the Lahore Biennale 02, with a reprint of all four Inflight Magazines and the installation of a wallpaper. We turned the public event/presentation into an editorial meeting. Continue reading and see also Inflight Magazine #5.
During the Exhibition Stopover / Zwischenlandung ar TOR-art space, Frankfurt/Main, a four day-long public gathering is held in the exhibition space, providing the international participants with an opportunity to meet and to continue working together; it offers a moment of encounter and exchange between locals of Frankfurt and the contributors on their stop over. Continue reading and see also Inflight Magazine #5.
The exhibition Niepodległe: Women, Independence and National Discourse examined the role played by women in 20th-century narratives of national liberation. Continue reading and see also Inflight Magazine #4.
Women on Aeroplanes presented new work by artists Lungiswa Gqunta, Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum and Emma Wolukau-Wanambwa, observing the largely unrecognised role of women in struggles for liberation, their participation in transatlantic networks, and their key voices in revolutionary socio-political movements that helped to achieve post-colonial nation-states in Africa. Continue reading and see also Inflight Magazine #4.
Women on Aeroplanes had installed a relais, a resonating cavity in which moments of the project were touching base with questions addressed to the archive and the politics of collecting. Continue reading and see also Inflight Magazine#3.
Looking for Colette Omogbai initiated a search that is going way beyond the actual person, Colette Omogbai, a promising Nigerian female artist in the 1960s who vanished from the art scenery soon after. See also Inflight Magazine #2 and #3.
Three intense days of editing—of cutting, assembling, juxtaposing, of rearranging ideas, images, concerns, misunderstandings, fragments of storytelling and histories—lead to dedicated discussions, included lectures, presentations, conversations. See also Inflight Magazine #1.