Mwangi Hutter

Mwangi Hutter, Embracing the Moon, 2016

Mwangi and Hutter were born in Nairobi, Kenya and Ludwigshafen, Germany.  They merged their names and biographies and became a single artist, Mwangi HutterWorking with video, sound, photography, installation, sculpture, painting and performance, they use themselves as the sounding board to reflect on changing societal realities, creating an aesthetics of self-knowledge and interrelationship. Their work has been shown across Africa, Asia, Europe, United States and South America, at the Bienal de Sao Paulo, the Brooklyn Museum, Smithsonian Institution – National Museum of African Art, Centre Pompidou in Paris, Museum für Moderne Kunst in Frankfurt, Dak’Art Biennale, Mori Museum in Tokyo, Venice Biennale, Documenta amongst others.Mwangi Hutter live and work in Berlin, Ludwigshafen and Nairobi.