Mwangi Hutter is an artist duo with one persona. This website presents thematic selections out of their body of work that projects an unfolding vision of oneness.
The biography of Mwangi Hutter is a story of two individuals merging together as one artist.
Combining their names into one, Mwangi Hutter emphasize their conception of a single artist arising from two entities. They intend to address and transcend conventional notions of identity based upon gender and cultural backgrounds. This self-determined act can be understood in a political, as well as in a personal, intimate sense. Their artworks refer to the artists' origins, their close relationship and the general interdependence of individual and society, as well as contrasts such as female-male, African-European, you-me...
What Touches Us Most
Created for the documenta 14 Radio Program “Every Time A Ear di Soun“, Mwangi Hutter's sound piece “What Touches Us Most“ brings together many of the vocal characters, soundscapes, and acoustic themes developed by the artists over the past two decades. Early sounds and characters speak of wildness and isolation, experiences arising from a dualistic splitting of the self and the Other. It is an invitation to wander through these indefinite locations, awakening an awareness of the possibility of going beyond difference to express oneness. 25 years of Mwangi Hutter
A compilation of Mwangi Hutter's artworks spanning a quarter century of creation. How are we facing the Covid crisis?
We dwell in creative confidence and focus on finding positive aspects within the crisis, such as time to retreat, look inside, reflect on what we have created so far. We contemplate on our vision and its relevance for the future and try to work on developing our own steadfastness, humor and serenity. We hope our work offers to others, through the exploration of our topics, the opportunity to reflect on and fathom the deeper meaning of being.
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Museum of Modern Art Frankfurt
Mori Museum Tokyo
Brooklyn Museum New York Johannesburg Art Gallery
Whitechapel gallery London
Bienal de São Paulo
Centre Pompidou Paris
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