Born in Lomé, Togo in 1975, Kisito Assangni is a Togolese-French curator, living and working between Paris and London. He studied museology at Ecole du Louvre in Paris. His research focuses primarily on psycho-geography and the cultural impact of post-globalisation.
Assangni is heavily involved in video, performance and experimental sound. His exhibitions and public programs have been shown internationally including the Whitechapel Gallery, Ben Uri Museum, London; Arnot Art Museum, New York; Torrance Art Museum, Los Angeles; Malmo Konsthall, Malmo, Sweden; National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moscow; Pori Art Museum, Finland; Foundation 3.14, Bergen, Norway; Motorenhalle Centre for Contemporary Art, Dresden, Germany; and Sobering Gallery, Paris.
Assangni is regularly invited to symposia, talks and events in universities and art institutions world-wide, striving to promote critical thinking through video art to a larger audience. He is the founder and curator of TIME is Love international video art program, and [SFIP] project - Still Fighting Ignorance & Intellectual Perfidy, a platform dedicated to video art from Africa.
Exhibitions & Projects
19 June 2016
Michele Manzini, Still from Snags in Palladio, 2014, video, 6 min 20 sec. Courtesy of the artist and TIME is Love Screening.