Chinafrika.blackout at UABB Shenzhen

Shenzhen Notes by Jochen Becker / metroZones for the exhibition ‘Chinafrika.blackout’ at the Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/ Architecture ( UABB) in Shenzhen, China (see details below text)  Yu Gung Moves Mountains “Today, two big mountains lie like a dead weight on the Chinese people. One is imperialism, the other is feudalism. The Chinese Communist Party […] ->read more


The booklet accompanies the Chinafrika-exhibition at GfZK Leipzig. It includes texts on the project’s background,  information about the artists and their works and maps of the exhibiton’s layout and chapters. Download the complete PDF (de/eng) here: CHINAFRIKA_BOOKLET_WEB ->read more

*Extension* Exhibition at GfZK Leipzig until 08.10.2017

With works by: Ayo Akinwande, Opeyemi Balogun, Sammy Baloji, Dounia Cherfaoui, Bodil Furu, Allyn Gaestel / Benedicte Kurzen, Anawana Haloba, Dan Halter, Gerda Heck / Christian Hanussek, Louis Henderson, Sam Hopkins / David Lalé, Eric van Hove, Huang Xiaopeng, Taiye Idahor, Daniel Sixte Kakinda, Daniel Kötter, Mansour Ciss Kanakassy / Christian Hanussek / Baruch Gottlieb, […] ->read more

Chinafrika. sample at Waste Project, Hamburg 03.06.–18.06.2017

Allyn Gaestel / Daniel Kötter
 in cooperation with Jochen Becker Chinafrika. Sample JUNE 3–18, 2017 Saturday 17.00–23.00, Sunday 14.00–19.00 China and Africa constitute the two driving forces shaping globalisation’s economic, political, and cultural future. Following raw materials extraction in the Central African Copperbelt and production in the factories of China’s Pearl River Delta, a multitude […] ->read more

Exhibition and Performance at Kunstfest Weimar 20.08. – 03.09.2017

Chinafrika. mobile China and Africa act as driving forces for the economic, political and cultural future of globalization and the mobile phone is their important link. Starting with the extraction of raw materials in Sambia and Kongo to the production near the Chinese Pearl River Delta, devices are moved on to Alaba market in Lagos, […] ->read more

Trailer Chinafrika. under construction

South Africa Working Group Workshop

Workshop in Johannesburg/ Working Group South Africa with Michael MacGarry, Moffat Takadiwa, Malcom Corrigal, Dan Halter, Cobus van Staden, Juliette Leeb-du Toit, Daniel Kötter and Nara Virgens Sun 29/01/2017 ->read more