Christian Etongo (CM)

Christian Etongo Works for Liveart Denmark 2016 COLAB Copenagen, collaboration with Jessie Kleemann Cameroon and Greenland are geographically separated by 8,058 kilometers. At a first look one can only see differences between these countries and their cultures, geography, climate conditions, traditions etc. Christian Etongo and Jessie Kleemann focus on one vital aspect that links both of their countries of origin: their colonial past. Their research specifically focusses on the disappearance of traditions and rituals as a consequence of colonialism and imperialist repression in their countries of origin. Christian and Jessie are interested in debating those consequences while reviving, today, those forgotten, often prohibited, rituals. “In our research, we discovered that […]