The mentors in Forecast’s 2021–22 edition engage with practices which question fixed notions and challenge the status quo. In the current social climate, Forecast seeks to chart audacious paths forward rather than focus on mere survival or resilience.
The Nigerian artist Emeka Ogboh has launched a poster campaign that seeks to introduce urgency into the long-running discussion about the restitution of Benin sculptures looted by British troops and on display in museums in Europe and North America. His posters, on public display in Dresden and towns nearby, show images of Benin bronzes in Dresden’s Museum für Völkerkunde with the text “Missing in
Beyond The Yellow Haze is the debut release by Nigerian sound and installation artist Emeka Ogboh on Ostgut Ton sublabel A-TON. Combining subtle layers of ambient electronics, dance music and field recordings from the city of Lagos, Ogboh’s compositions reflect both the Nigerian city’s soundscapes as well as the artist’s increasing immersion in electronic music since moving to Berlin six years ago. Like his sound installation Ayilara for Berghain’s main