SCHOLAR AND SLACKER: ART MONTHLY INTERVIEW

Samson Kambalu interviewed by David Barrett in Art Monthly

“I always say that Situationism is the most African art I have ever seen in the West. This is because the situationists think art has to be an infrastructure, not a superstructure. In Africa, art is infrastructure. It starts with the economy, with everyday life, and then art manifests. Art doesn’t start on canvas and then go into everyday life, it’s the other way around.”

 

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