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Agassi F Bangura

Born in 1982 in Bo Town, Sierra Leone. Currently resides in Frankfurt since 2005.

Throughout several films, shot while traveling the world, Agassi explores the on-camera presence and the performative idea about oneself. He often plays with the idea of shamanic masculinity in his performances and video works. The “African Fitness Gym”, a workout site built out of wood and concrete, exhibited at the Städelschule in 2010, is a critique of a modernist idea of progress, which he sees in consumption-oriented fitness studios. Together with Ilja Karilampi, he has been collaborating on a series of projects focusing on re-discovering geographic areas through research and film recordings, most recently for an upcoming movie in and around Uganda.

1 WORK IN CATALOGUE

Westafrican Roadmovie

Ilja Karilampi & Agassi F Bangura

2018, 00:39:01

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