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Eric Otieno Sumba

Eric Otieno Sumba is a scholar, writer and facilitator interested in the intersections between social justice, postcolonial politics, the global ‘order’ and contemporary art and culture. He is a doctoral researcher and lecturer at the Department of Development and Postcolonial Studies at the University of Kassel, Germany.

In his new film, White Cube, the artist – again – perpetuates the very form of exploitation he is criticizing

BY Eric Otieno Sumba | 07 APR 21

At the heart of the artist's work is a critique of the violence of representation

BY Eric Otieno Sumba | 23 MAR 21

Charges of ‘attempted theft of a cultural asset’ against Congolese activist Mwazulu Diyabanza reveal the abyss of Europe’s self-referential legality

BY Eric Otieno Sumba | 25 NOV 20

At Galerie Kandlhofer, Vienna, the artist reflects on the politics that dictate which lives matter

BY Eric Otieno Sumba | 17 SEP 20

The album is a timely affirmation for the global African diaspora, but it can’t be accepted as a universal representation of global Blackness. 

BY Eric Otieno Sumba AND Nelly Y. Pinkrah | 14 AUG 20

The artist’s current exhibition at Weiss Berlin is a nuanced critique of the notion of Black masculinity

BY Eric Otieno Sumba | 23 JUL 20

A work by Georg Herold at Frankfurt's Städel Museum causes a debate on art museum's authority to judge on issues of racism

BY Eric Otieno Sumba | 17 JUL 20