The Nordic Africa Institute


Gold Matters – From Africa to the Amazon

locals taking part in the Gold Matters Photo Exhibition

Photograph by Nii Obodai, taken for the Gold Matter’s project, January 2020

Time • 30 Sep 2021 15:00 - 16:30
Place • Zoom

To mark the launch of the Gold Matter’s virtual exhibition, the Nordic Africa Institute will host a webinar. The virtual exhibition is a result of collaboration between artists, miners, and researchers. In this webinar, members of the Gold Matter’s Team are joined by Professor Elizabeth Ferry to reflect on the exhibition.

Watch the recorded webinar here:



  • Professor Eleanor Fisher, the Nordic Africa Institute, Sweden
  • Mr Christophe Sawadogo, Independent Painter, Burkina Faso
  • Dr Jorge Calvimontes, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil
  • Ms Esther van de Camp, Leiden University, The Netherlands
  • Dr Cristiano Lanzano, the Nordic Africa Institute, Sweden
  • Professor Marjo de Theije, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Dr Ronald Twongyirwe, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda
  • Mr Nii Obodai, NUKU Studios, Ghana
  • Dr Sabine Luning, Leiden University, The Netherlands


Professor Elizabeth Ferry, Brandeis University, Waltham MA, USA


Dr. Patience Mususa, the Nordic Africa Institute, Sweden

  • Welcome
  • Introduction to the exhibition
  • Presentation of selected exhibition rooms
  • Discussion
  • Open Q&A

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