• Thu 01/06/2017 -
  • Sun 24/09/2017


Jochen Becker (metroZones) and Julia Schäfer (GfZK) with Daniel Kötter

Exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Leipzig

The presentation Chinafrika, under construction in the new building at Leipzig’s Museum of Contemporary Art (GfZK) is the central exhibition of the Chinafrika project, featuring a mix of contributions from Africa, China, and Europe based more than twenty works specially prepared for Leipzig, already existing works, and findings from the four Chinafrika Working Groups in Johannesburg (South Africa), Guangzhou (PR China), Lagos (Nigeria), and Lubumbashi (DR Congo). ->read more

Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig, Leipzig
  • Fri 18/08/2017 -
  • Sun 03/09/2017

Exhibition Film Screening Lecture/ Panel Performance

Jochen Becker / Daniel Kötter / metroZones (DE)

Chinafrika at Kunstfest Weimar

Since 2013 Jochen Becker and Daniel Kötter have done research on cultural effects of the economic and political connections between China and the African continent. Their performance .Chinafrika. mobile. has been produced especially for Kunstfest Weimar. ->read more

Kunstfest Weimar, Weimar

Past Events

  • Mon 12/06/2017 -
  • Mon 12/06/2017

Lecture/ Panel

ANCB The Aedes Metropolitan Laboratory,

Rural-Urban Transition: Strategies in Diversity


In collaboration with the upcoming UABB – Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture, Shenzhen: Cities, Grow in Difference (城市共生) ANCB The Aedes Metropolitan Laboratory Christinenstr. 18-19, 10119 Berlin BACKGROUND The upcoming Shenzhen Biennale, starting in December, will take place mainly in an ‘urban village’. It provides a unique opportunity to explore diverse visions and strategies of urban growth facing the challenge of excessive urban expansion and uniformisation of social life. The question of how to invent different but relevant ideas and approaches… ->read more

ANCB The Aedes Metropolitan Laboratory,, Berlin
  • Sat 03/06/2017 -
  • Sun 18/06/2017


Allyn Gaestel / Daniel Kötter with Jochen Becker

Chinafrika.sample at Wasteproject Hamburg

Der Recyclinghof in Hamburg St. Pauli wird im Juni 2017 für 42 Stunden an 6 Tagen zu einer Bühne. Müll wird in Form von Objekten, Videos, Vorträgen, Workshops, Interventionen, Performances und echtem Schrott in Containern präsentiert und verhandelt. ->read more

  • Fri 02/06/2017 -
  • Fri 02/06/2017

Film Screening

Jochen Becker (metroZones) and Julia Schäfer (GfZK) with Daniel Kötter

Open-Air Screening at GfZK

Open-Air Screening during the opening events of the Exhibition Chinafrika.under construction at the GfZK Leipzig With films by (expectedly): Bodil Furu Michael MacGarry Elke Marhöfer / Mikhail Lylov Yu Shen Su Start at 9:30 pm at the GfZK ->read more

Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig, Leipzig
  • Fri 02/06/2017 -
  • Fri 02/06/2017

Lecture/ Panel

Jochen Becker (metroZones) and Julia Schäfer (GfZK) with Daniel Kötter

Panel Discussion at GfZK

Exhibition Chinafrika. under construction at GfZK “Making of”– Panel Discussion with the curatorial Team (Jochen Becker, Julia Schäfer, Daniel Kötter, ifau, Markus Dreßen)and the Working-Group-Members (Bodil Furu, Taiye Idahor, Daniel Sixte Kakinda, Benedicte Kurzen, Michael MacGarry, Patrick Mudekereza, Folakunle Oshun, Payne Zhu) Start at 7 pm In the following: Round Table Chinafrika (8-9:30 pm) and open-air film screening ->read more

Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig, Leipzig
  • Thu 04/05/2017 -
  • Thu 04/05/2017

Lecture/ Panel

Jochen Becker and Daniel Kötter will not only be giving an insight into their research so far, but also introducing the concept of their exhibition "Chinafrika. under construction" which will open June, 1th 2017 at the Museum for Contemporary Art Leipzig. Subsequently there will be time for questions. The lecture will be held in English. ->read more

Kunsthochschule Kassel
  • Sat 29/04/2017 -
  • Sun 30/04/2017

Lecture/ Panel

Michael MacGarry, Jochen Becker with Goethe Institut Johannesburg

Chinafrika. Conference & Magazine Release

You are invited to a two-day conference on cultural responses to the developing relationship between the African continent and the People's Republic of China. PRESENTED BY: Michael MacGarry, Juliette Leeb-du Toit, Jochen Becker and Ross Anthony ->read more

Goethe Institut Johannesburg
  • Thu 09/02/2017 -
  • Thu 09/02/2017

Exhibition Lecture/ Panel Workshop/ Activity

Chinafrika at the “TURN-Meeting #2 Challenges of Collaboration / Les enjeux de collaboration” Berlin

Participation at the TURN°2 Meeting Berlin Location/ Partner:Sophiensaele, Berlin /Federal Cultural Foundation , TURN – Fund for Artistic Cooperation between Germany and African Countries Participants:Jochen Becker/Daniel Kötter, Robert Eikmeyer/Thomas Hensel, Lauren Moffatt (USA) ->read more

  • Thu 02/02/2017 -
  • Thu 02/02/2017

Lecture/ Panel

Lecture at “Interweaving Cultures in Performance” / Freie Universität Berlin

Presentation of the Chinafrika Project by Jochen Becker at the event series Tea Times – organized by  the INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH CENTER »INTERWEAVING PERFORMANCE CULTURES«  // Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Philosophy and Humanities ->read more

International Research Center »Interweaving Performance Cultures« / Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin
  • Sun 29/01/2017 -
  • Sun 29/01/2017

Workshop/ Activity

South Africa Working Group Workshop

Workshop in Johannesburg/ Working Group South Africa with Michael MacGarry, Moffat Takadiwa, Malcom Corrigal, Dan Halter, Cobus van Staden, Juliette Leeb-du Toit, Daniel Kötter and Nara Virgens ->read more

  • Tue 17/01/2017 -
  • Wed 18/01/2017

Lecture/ Panel

Lecture at the University of Applied Arts Vienna

Lecture by Jochen Becker: “Chinafrika.under construction – Erkundungen für eine Ausstellung” at the Vienna University of Applied Arts Master’s Program Social Design Arts as Urban Innovation // Brigitte Felderer, Herwig Turk ->read more

University of Applied Arts Vienna, Vienna