Winner of the Prize of the Böttcherstrasse in Bremen

Presented for the first time in Germany at the Kunsthalle Bremen, my latest film installation “Cowboy”, 2022 has won this year’s edition of the Prize of the Bötterstraße in Bremen.

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[In the video work, Ashadu succeeds in relating the story of the protagonist to colonial structures in a poetic and sensual way, according to the jury’s statement for the award.] “The intimacy between horse and rider, the basis of the film, along with the scenery of beach and sea, suggests a sense of freedom while also pointing to aspects of Black history.”

Exhibition runs until 30 Oct 2022