William Kentridge: KABOOM!
The ICA presents the U.S. museum premiere of KABOOM!. The room-filling multimedia installation tells the story of the nearly two million African porters and carriers used by the British, French, and Germans during World War I.
The central focus of the wide-ranging, interdisciplinary work of William Kentridge (b. 1955, Johannesburg, South Africa) is the prolonged effects of colonialism in South Africa, specifically of the apartheid system. Using a diverse range of media, from drawing, performance, and film to opera and other large-scale theatrical productions, Kentridge reanimates painful histories and uncomfortable paradoxes of colonialism—“what we’ve chosen not to remember,” as he says.
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