Mendi + Keith Obadike

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DIGITAL AFRICA
EAI 535 W. 22nd St, Fifth Floor, New York City

November 11-25, 2003

African Film Festival (AFF) and Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI) presented an exhibition of media works by contemporary African artists working with video and computer technologies. Digital Africa featured artists Ingrid Mwangi (Kenya/Germany) with her partner Robert Hutter, Theo Eshetu (Ethiopia/Italy), Mawuli Afatsiawo (Ghana), and Mendi + Keith Obadike (US/Nigeria). Their works take the form of sculptural and projected installations, single-channel video, and an interactive Internet project. International curator Okwui Enwesor moderated an Artists' Talk in conjunction with the two-week Digital Africa exhibition. Artists Theo Eshetu, Ingrid Mwangi, Robert Hutter, and Mendi + Keith Obadike were present to discuss their works. Digital Africa was curated by Mahen Bonetti and Prerana Reddy.