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Otobong Nkanga

Beyond the ‘forcefield of righteousness’ that occludes some political work, ‘Artes Mundi 8’ manages a complicated and rewarding show

At Mendes Wood DM, Brussels, the artist reveals environmental wrongdoings and the politics of exploitation

Otobong Nkanga, Contained Measures of Shifting States, 2012-18, detail of installation view at the Tanks, Tate Modern, London, UK. Courtesy: the artist and Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo

Contained Measures of Shifting States

London

7 Oct
Otobong Nkanga, Contained Measures of Shifting States, 2012-18, detail of installation view at the Tanks, Tate Modern, London, UK. Courtesy: the artist and Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo

Contained Measures of Shifting States

London

6 Oct
Otobong Nkanga, Contained Measures of Shifting States, 2012-18, detail of installation view at the Tanks, Tate Modern, London, UK. Courtesy: the artist and Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo

Contained Measures of Shifting States

London

5 Oct
Otobong Nkanga, Contained Measures of Shifting States, 2012-18, detail of installation view at the Tanks, Tate Modern, London, UK. Courtesy: the artist and Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo

Contained Measures of Shifting States

London

4 Oct

Brussels

6 Sep
20 Oct
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Otobong Nkanga, Contained Measures of Shifting States, 2012-18, detail of installation view at the Tanks, Tate Modern, London, UK. Courtesy: the artist and Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo

Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo

At Haus der Kunst, Munich, artists including Ed Atkins and Otobong Nkanga explore compliance and resistance in an era of wild digitalization

Ahead of a survey opening at MCA Chicago, the Nigerian artist mines and represents narratives of place, from Antwerp to Lagos

Chicago

31 Mar
2 Sep

A roundup of the best shows on during Amsterdam Art Weekend