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Dzekashu MacViban



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Univesity of Buea, BA

photography, writer, cultural criticism, arts criticism



Dzekashu MacViban is a curator, writer and freelance journalist based in Yaoundé, Cameroon. He holds a BA in Bilingual Letters (English/French) from the University of Buea. In 2011 he published a collection of poems titled Scions of the Malcontent, founded Bakwa magazine and in 2012 he participated in the Kwani Literary Festival in Nairobi as part of the Moving Africa programme. After a one year gig at the Ann Arbor Review of Books, he subsequently wrote for and IDG Connect. His work has also featured in Wasafiri and Fashizblack among other places and his nonfiction and poetry have been translated into Spanish and Japanese. In 2013, he was curator of the Cameroon leg of the Spoken Word Project, organized by the Goethe-Institute. He mostly writes about art, culture, politics and IT.


(Selected) Publication History, Ann Arbor Review of Books, IDG Connect, Fashizblack, Wasafiri, Kwani, Bakwa, Pala Pala, The Mantle, The Ofi Press, The Ngoh Kuoh Review


Recent Exhibits

Dzekashu MacViban participated in these exhibits:

Aug, 2014 Da(r)kar Faces
Jul, 2014 The Spoken Word Project
Goethe-Institut Kamerun
curated with these artists
Dzekashu MacViban has curated with these artists:

Tito Valery Stone Karim
Lydol Marah
curated at these venues
Dzekashu MacViban has curated at these venues:

Masks Goethe-Institut Kamerun
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