Art can help to overcome the post-colonial Portugal-Africa stigmas

Interview with Graça Rodrigues and João Paulo Sacadura
June 6, 2022
Interview with Graça Rodrigues, conducted by journalist João Paulo Sacadura for the Portuguese radio station "Observador" - podcast "Convidado Extra."

Graça Rodrigues is co-artistic director of "This is Not a White Cube" art gallery, and one of the five curators of the international group exhibition "(Im)materiality", presented at "Not A Museum", in Lisbon, until July 15.

The exhibition promotes a reflection on the concepts of materiality and immateriality, highlighting around 90 works by 48 artists from a wide variety of cultural and geographical origins - including Portugal, Angola, Mozambique, South Africa, DRC, São Tomé and Príncipe, Burkina Faso, Namibia, Netherlands, Germany and Brazil - whose practices cross spatial and technical boundaries.