Monday, 19 May 2008

Ingrid Mwangi Robert Hutter

Ingrid Mwangi and her husband Robert Hutter work together as video artists and performance artists. Based in Germany their work plays with strong visuals and intense sounds, which is a powerful mix.

Ingrid is originally from Kenya and moved to Germany when she was a teenager. Ingrid and Robert often travel to Kenya and try to encourage artists to take up the ideas of video art as a form of self-expression. Their works are featured in Chris Spring's new book "Aganza Afrika" and their contribution to contemporary Africa is yet to be truely recognised but the issues that they have tackled over the past decade have included race, sex and relationships and their work is extremely important to the development and understanding of contemporary Africa.

Here is a piece produced in March 2008 as part of the Khoj Studio Live.

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