Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung is an independent curator and Curator at Large of the Documenta 14, which took place 2017 both in Athen and Kassel.
Ndikung initiated 2010 the project space SAVVY Contemporary Berlin, as a laboratory for artistic and intellectual reflection and a space for dialogue between the so-called western art and the non-western art. SAVVY earned local, as well as international recognition and worked so far with more than 45 artists living in 5 continents. Ndikung is chief editor and creator of the magazine SAVVY art.contemporary.african, a bilingual e-journal with critical reviews on contemporary African art. As a curator, art director and advisor he has worked for many international Exhibition projects and festivals, for example for the Marrakesh Biennale, the Tensta Konsthall, Sweden, the Goethe-Institut, the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (ifa) and the Centre Culturel Français in Algier.
Ndikung was born in 1977 in Cameroon, received his doctorate in medical biotechnology in Berlin and studied subsequently biophysics in Montpellier.
Nasan Tur, artist, born in 1974, studied in Offenbach and Frankfurt and lives in Berlin. The central theme of his work is the fragile self-expression of people in public spaces and the subliminal codes of communication. Tur has been awarded with numerous prizes in the past 15 years (including the Will-Grohmann-Preis of the Akademie der Künste, Berlin 2012 and Villa Massimo, Rome 2014). His works are featured in renowned international collections. His recent solo exhibitions include: Running Blind, Kunst Haus Wien; Nasan Tur, Deweer Gallery, Otegem, Belgium (2016), L'ombra Della Luce, Musei di Villa Torlonia - Casino Nobile / Bunker, Rome (2015); Blain | Southern, London (2015); Christine König Gallery, Vienna (2015); Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria (2014); First Shot, Kunsthal 44 Moen, Denmark (2014); Kunsthalle Mannheim (2011); Galeri Mana, Istanbul (2011); Der unbekannte Ritter, installation in public space, Universalmuseum Joanneum, Graz (2011); Kunstmuseum Stuttgart (2009); Yapi Kredi Art Gallery, Istanbul, (2009); Goethe Institute Belgrade (2009); Lie Low, Project RIM, Taller Publico, Mexico City (2006).