Soil in my Pocket is an art installation on migration, in collaboration with visual artist Ellert Haitjema.
It will be a multiscreen installation, both at the outside of the impressive building of EYE Filminstitute
as well as at the inside glass facade, overlooking the IJ water.
The installation will run from February 14 till March 7 2017.
I will present the first images of Amsterdam - Dakar and the photo album I made with my Senegalese family
in the Fotodok group exhibition There is Something about My Family, April - June 2016.
Me and my son traveled overland from Amsterdam to Dakar, meeting family, friends and other travelers
- all Senegalese migrants - along the way, from November 2014 - January 2015.
My publication "Presence in Absence" is ready! Text by Salah M. Hassan, design by René Put, publisher:
Timmer Art Books / Lecturis.
At the Dak'art Biennale I will present my multimedia installation "Presence in Absence" at the Residency
of the Dutch Embassy, Dakar, Senegal, May 2014.
Points of Departure is an exhibition by photographers Mamadou Gomis (Senegal), Helene Amouzou (Togo) and me,
curated by Ferdinand de Jong at the Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford University, UK, May September 2014.
My series on migrants graves in Senegal - part of the project "Presence in Absence" - has been nominated
for the Dutch Doc Award 2013!
In January 2013 I will travel to Tunisia for Amnesty International's European campaign When you don't exist.
The result will be presented as a multimedia installation at the World Social Forum in Tunis in March 2013.
Africultures published an interview with Koyo Kouoh in which she talks about the show "Absence" (2012).
"Graves of immigrants by Judith Quax is undoubtedly the most significant work of the exhibition." (...)
"This work deals with very delicate modesty."
The installation "immigration clandestine" will be presented at the Dak'art Biennale, at the French Institute,
May - June 2012.
A selection of the immigration project is published in the # 25 edition of Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art,
accompanied by an introduction by curator Salah M. Hassan.
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