16.-30. June 2012
16. June, 20:00hrs
Born and raised in Zambia, Victor Mutelekesha took his BA and MA in Fine Arts at the Academy of Fine Arts in Oslo from 2001 to 2007.He also received formal education in Zambia prior to his move to Oslo where is currently based. This cultural hybridity is a source of inspiration and informs his artistic practice. The human condition, the environment, injustices, displacement, are some of the subjects that fuels his work, and he deals with these complex issues by using symbols, emblems and familiar images.
Victor Mutelekesha works with sculptures, installation, photography and video. He recently participated in the DAK'ART - The Dakar Biennale of Contemporary Art (2012 & 2006), The 10th Havana Biennial, Focus10, Basel, and the 4th International Video-Art Festival, Cuba.