LoCA MiniLab 2020 Spring Semester

In March 2020 Livingstone Office for Contemporary Arts (LoCA), invited Ebba Moi and Helen Eriksen from Tenthaus as facilitators of its LoCA MiniLab spring semester. Guest artist Emma Wolukau – Wanambwa. From Dec 2019, open call we selected 15 participants for the Lab.

Participants: Megan McNamara, artist and Filmmaker (Cape Town, South Africa), Dominic Nshimba web developer and LOCA team member (Livingstone, Zambia), Emeldah Mpilipili aspiring curator and organizer (Livingstone/Lusaka, Zambia), Mwape Mumbi (Kabwe Zambia) aspiring curator, Isaac Kalambata, artist (Lusaka Zambia), Stephane Kabila, philosopher and curator (Lubumbashi, DR Congo), Lucas Ngoma, filmmaker (Livingstone, Zambia), Bwanga” Benny Blow” Kapumpa, fiction Writer (Lusaka Zambia), Patrick Haloba, lawyer, poet and writer (Livingstone, Zambia) and filmmaker Nelson Sisi also a team member of LOCA.

Together with Moi and Eriksen, the participants went through participatory and exchange modes of (collective) learning/teaching. These three intensive workshop weeks were supposed to end with a final exhibition in the National Art Gallery in Livingstone, opening on the 26.3.2020. Due to the COVID19 situation, this exhibition was postponed until the pandemic situation stabilises.

Thanks to OCA (Office for Contemporary Art) for Tenthaus travel support and to Wayi Wayi Art Studio and Gallery for the seating used during the workshop.