The exhibition Ndiakhass involves artists based in Dakar, Senegal, and Oslo, with both global and locally based practices. This collaboration address how references, situation and cultural background influence both perspective and expression.  Author Yacoba Cisse leads a conversation with participating artists Ibrahima Thiam (Dakar), Fatim Soumaré (Dakar), Torunn Skjelland (Oslo), and Samba Fall (Oslo) on topics of global stories and perspectives, identities, language, and southern narratives, and asks what if the global did not exist but the local?

The conversation will be conducted in english.

Time: Sunday, August 25 at 1 PM
Place: Intercultural Museum, Tøyenbekken 5

Address: Tøyenbekken 5
Take any subway line to Grønland

Tuesday–Sunday: 11am–4pm

Opening hours during holidays

What if the Global did not exist but the local?
Intercultural Museum

Author Yacoba Cisse in conversation with several artists from the exhibition Ndiakhass on topics of global stories and perspectives, identities, language, and southern narratives.

Sunday, August 25 at 1 PM

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6 illustrerte portretter på blårutete bakgrunn i ring rundt plakat der det står Ndiakhass
Exhibition: Ndiakhass

Ndiakhass means patchwork in Wolof, and is a technique used to create festive attire in West Africa. It's a hybrid of tradition and modernity, where each piece has its own uniqueness, but together they form something new.

About the exhibition

Fasaden til Interkulturelt Museum på en solfylt dag.
Intercultural Museum

The Intercultural Museum is located on the former premises of the old Grønland police station. Today, the former cells are used as unique exhibition spaces.

Through engaging exhibitions, you gain insight into current social topics, arts, and culture. Explore your own prejudices, challenge your ideas, and expand your understanding of other cultures.

Intercultural Museum