MOCA is excited to present the first major survey exhibition in Canada of Canadian-
For her exhibition at MOCA, Kiwanga presents five new commissions, including a site-
Through this curated selection, Kiwanga expands on her research into how botany has long held a relationship to exploitation and acts of resistance and how plant life has and may intervene in the rejuvenation of contaminated environments.
This project builds upon the relationship established between Kiwanga and MOCA during the presentation of her highly acclaimed work Flowers for Africa, shown at the Museum in 2021.
Kapwani Kiwanga, Maya-
Kapwani Kiwanga, Flowers for Africa, MOCA, 2021. Photo Toni Hafkenscheid
The exhibition is co-
About the Artist
Kapwani Kiwanga is an artist who has emerged in recent years as a highly acknowledged figure within the international contemporary art scene. In 2018, she received both the inaugural Frieze Artist Award (USA) and the Sobey Art Award (Canada), and in 2020 she won the Prix Marcel Duchamp (France).
After completing studies in Anthropology and Comparative Religion at McGill University, with a focus on medical anthropology and an idea of going into documentary filmmaking, Kiwanga turned to the visual arts and attended École normale supérieure des Beaux-
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