Lectures

Art talk with Cedart Tamasala and Matthieu Kasiama (CATPC), TecSec, BlaxTARLINES, Knust Museum, SCCA Tamale, Kumasi, Ghana – September 6, 2022

New Rural Agenda Summit, with Cedart Tamasala and Matthieu Kasiama (CATPC), Jatiwangi Art Factory, documenta fifteen, Kassel – June 21, 2022

Conversations | Artist Talk: Balot NFT (click to watch online), with Cedart Tamasala and Matthieu Kasiama (CATPC), moderated by Balz Andrea Alter, Art Basel Conversations, Basel – June 16, 2022

Contracts for Earth (click to watch online), with Cedart Tamasala and Matthieu Kasiama (CATPC), Renzo Martens, design expert Julia Watson and UN diplomat Youssef Nassef, Studio Bonn, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn – June 15, 2022

Press presentation of Balot NFT, with Cedart Tamasala and Matthieu Kasiama (CATPC), KOW gallery booth, Art Basel – June 14, 2022

Waag Future Talks: Changing Society through Art, with Renzo Martens, Cedart Tamasala (CATPC), Pris Roos, Jeanne van Heeswijk, Ahmet Polat and other artists, moderated by Tabo Goudswaard, Pakhuis de Zwijger, Amsterdam and online – June 14, 2022

Arcadia: een avond met Renzo Martens, White Cube screening and Q&A with Renzo Martens Paradys-curator Hans den Hartog Jager, Slieker Film, Leeuwarden – June 8, 2022

White Cube screening and artist talk, with Renzo Martens, moderated by Joachim Naudts, Kunsthal Extra City, Antwerp – May 12, 2022

White Cube screening and panel discussion, with Renzo Martens, Prof David Olusoga, Dr Emilia Terracciano, and Director Alistair Hudson, WAG – The Whitworth Grand Hall, Manchester – April 28, 2022

Virtual panel discussion, with Renzo Martens, Matthieu Kasiama (CATPC), Cleophace Mukeba (Vermont Racial Justice Alliance), Virginie Diambou (Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity), moderator Loka Losambe (English professor), University of Vermont, Fleming Museum, Vermont – April 7, 2022

Art, développement et justice spatiale en situation post-coloniale (click to watch online), White Cube screening and lecture with Renzo Martens, Points communs, Paris – March 23-24, 2022

White Cube and Enjoy Poverty screening and lecture (click to watch online), with Renzo Martens in conversation with Piersandra Di Matteo, with students of the Master in Theatre and Performative Arts as part of the course “Curatorship of the Performative Arts”, Iuav University of Venice, Palazzo Grassi, Florence – March 3-6, 2022

Artist talk between Ibrahim Mahama and Renzo Martens moderated by Jarrett Gregory followed by a screening of White Cube, Callies, Berlin – October 23, 2021

Double screening of White Cube and Episode III: Enjoy Povertyand a Q&A with Renzo Martens, Callies, Berlin – October 22, 2021

UK premiere of White Cube and a discussion, with Renzo Martens, Suhail Malik, Emilia Terracciano and Ibrahim Mahama, ICA, London – October 17, 2021

White Cube screening and Q&Awith Renzo Martens, Kunsthal Extra City, Antwerpen – August 21, 2021

White Cube screening and debate on the decolonization of museums, with Bambi Ceuppens (doctor in Anthropology, curator of the AfricaMuseum in Tervuren), Don Moussa Pandzou (author of Yaya na Leki (2021)) and Renzo Martens, moderated by Elien Spillebeen (Mo* Magazine), Docville, Leuven (B) – June 16, 2021

White Cube screening and debate at De Cinema, Antwerp in collaboration with M HKA – June 13, 2021

White Cube debate, with Renzo Martens, Ibrahim Mahama and Kari Kacha Seidou, SCCA, Tamale – May 15, 2021

Online White Cube debate, with Nurhady Sirimorok and Halim HD moderated by Asri Winata, Museum MACAN – May 11, 2021

White Cube dialoguebetween curator Kirill Adibekov, Cedart Tamasala and Renzo Martens, VAC, Moscow – May 12, 2021

Screening of White Cube and debate, with Henry Bundjoko, Franklin Mubwabu Mbobe, Pala Kamango, René Ngongo, Cedart Tamasala, Matthieu Kasiama, Mbuku Kimpala and Eléonore Hellio, moderated by Charles Tumba, National Museum, Kinshasa – April 24, 2021

Screening of White Cube and online debate(click to watch online), with Renzo Martens, Mami Kataoka, Cedart Tamasala, Eleonore Hellio and Hikaru Fujii, Mori Art, Tokyo – April 22-24, 2021

Screening of White Cube and an online discussion, with Renzo Martens, Surafel Wondimu and Cedart Tamasala, Sharjah Art Foundation and The Africa Institute (Sharjah) – April 17, 2021

Screening of White Cube and a debate (click to watch online), with Charles Esche and Cedart Tamasala, moderated by Renzo Martens, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven – April 14, 2021

A debate with Renzo Martens, Cedart Tamasala, Oluwatoyin Sogbesan and Azu Nwagbogu, in collaboration with Alliance Française de Lagos, African Artists’ Foundation, Lagos – April 10, 2021

Screening of White Cube with an introduction by Renzo Martens, David Gianotten, Cedart Tamasala, with Helen Runting and Arsene Ijambo (click to watch online), MPavilion, Melbourne – April 1, 2021

White Cube Screening and conversation, with Azu Nwagbogu and Suhail Malik, ICA, London – March 30, 2021

White Cube screening and debate (click to watch online), with Sandrine Colard, Aymar Nyenyezi Bisoka, Jean-François Mombia Atuku and Renzo Martens. Moderated by Wendy Bashi, Wiels, Brussels and Picha, Lubumbashi – March 25, 2021

White Cube screening and debate, with Clémentine Deliss, Tirdad Zolghadr and Renzo Martens, KW, Berlin – March 24, 2021

Renzo Martens: from ‘Enjoy Poverty ‘ to ‘White Cube’(click to watch online), with Renzo Martens, Irene Kanga (CATPC), Matthieu Kasiama (CATPC), Ced’art Tamasala (CATPC), Ama van Dantzig (Dr. Monk) and Alphonse Muambi (lobbyist and writer), De Balie, Amsterdam — November 27, 2020
Perspectives from the Post-Plantation, with Ced’art Tamasala (CATPC) and Mathieu Kasiama (CATPC), Yale ISTF, New Haven — February 1, 2020
Art in a Time of Catastrophe: What Are Artists and Art Organizations Doing?, with Ced’art Tamasala (CATPC) and Renzo Martens (Human Activities), Mori Art Museum, Japan — December 15, 2018
Financializing Critique (with Suhail Malik), KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin — November 18, 2018
Reverse GentrificationKW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin — November 18, 2018
The Heritage of the Future, NT Gent, Gent — September 30, 2018
Het Ritme van Kunst, The Notion Of Time In The Interaction Of The Arts And Sciences, Bozar, Brussels (Dutch, with Pascal Gielen) — June 20, 2017
New Utopia, Stuk, Leuven (with David Gianotten, OMA) — May 4, 2017
Renzo Martens from the Institute for Human Activities, Goldsmiths, London — November 28, 2016
De Balie x IDFA Special: Beeldbepalers met Renzo Martens, De Balie, Amsterdam — November 11, 2016
Art and Economic Inequality, KOW, Berlin — June 7, 2016
Artist talk: Renzo Martens in conversation with Kolja Reichert, Galerie nächst St. Stephan Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna — October 23, 2015
On the Institute for Human Activities, Contemporary Art Days 2015, Malmö – October 15, 2015
Ethics, Whitechapel Gallery, London — June 11, 2015
The Matter of Critique, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin — May 1-June 7, 2015
Art and Politics NowStarr Auditorium, Tate Modern, London — March 16, 2015
Kunstavond XLV2_ Institute for the Unstable Media, Rotterdam — March 6, 2015
Straight from the Horse’s MouthArtes Mundi conference, Cardiff — January 22, 2015
Artist Organisations International: Solidarity & UnionisingHebbel am Ufer Berlin, Berlin — January 9-11, 2015
Culture Now: Renzo MartensThe Institute of Contemporary Arts, London — December 12, 2014
Artist Talk: Renzo Martens and the Institute for Human Activities, MIT List Visual Art Center, Cambridge — May 16, 2014
Gentrifying the Congo: A Conversation with Artist Renzo Martens, CUNY Graduate Center, New York City — May 9, 2014
More news on the Institute for Human ActivitiesStädelschule, Frankfurt  — April 30, 2014
The artist as entrepreneur – creating change in Congo, Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival (CPH:DOX) — November 14, 2013
Scandalous – Nina Möntmann Interviews Renzo Martens, Iaspis, Stockholm — November 6, 2013
Off-Site Panel: Art and Media in Congo, Congo in Harlem Film Festival, New York — October 18, 2013
Artist’s Talk: Renzo Martens, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis — October 17, 2013
One True Art – 16 Responses to the Question What Art is, Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid — September 28, 2013
Phantasma und Politik #3: Renzo Martens on the Institute for Human Activities, Hebbel Am Ufer, Berlin — September 22, 2013
Ibraaz: Renzo Martens, ‘The Institute for Human Activities’, University College London — May 22, 2013
Lecture: On the Institute for Human Activities, Kunstenfestivaldesarts, WIELS, Brussels — May 8-11, 2013
The politics of the social in contemporary art, Starr Auditorium, Tate Modern, London — February 15, 2013
Renzo Martens: On the Institute for Human Activities, Städelschule, Frankfurt — July 2012