Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS)


SPRC In conversation with Karimah Ashadu

by Lara Choksey and Karimah Ashadu

Karimah Ashadu

12 October 2022

Karimah Ashadu joins the SPRC podcast to discuss two of her recent films, Brown Goods (2020) and Plateau (2022), on the labour and labourers that sustain informal economies of waste disposal and tin mining in Germany and Nigeria.

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Plateau (excerpt), 2021-2022 
HD digital film, colour with sound - two channel 
courtesy the artist and Fondazione in between Art Film

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Brown Goods (excerpt), 2020 
HD digital film, colour with sound - single channel
courtesy the artist

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Listen to the podcast here:

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This conversation was recorded on 2nd September 2022

Speakers: Lara Choksey is Lecturer in Colonial and Postcolonial Literatures at UCL English, and Faculty Associate at the UCL Sarah Parker Remond Centre   //  Karimah Ashadu is a British-born Nigerian artist and recipient of the 2020 ars viva Prize for Visual Arts
Producer and editorKaissa Karhu