Invisible Man and the Masque of Blackness

Invisible Man and the Masque of Blackness

Have you been lately to the Civic Center Plaza in San Francisco? If you haven't already, go and check by yourself the 40 soldiers army by the artist Zak Ove.


Since this summer, this monumental installation settled down in front of the City Hall in San Francisco. It will stay there until November 7, 2018.



Photo credit: Misha Weidman (Real Data SF) 


Year after year, the SFAC (San Francisco Art Commission) is presenting splendid pop up exhibitions, here and there in our veloved city, and especially at the Civic Center Plaza. In a recent past, we loved...




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Zak Ove, the British Trinidadian artist, conceived and created this magnificent installation, that talks about African diaspora. Looking like quiet totems, his 40 characters are a symbol, al at once, of peace and power.


His 40 identical characters, holding their hands up and open, became for a few weeks the guardians of our City Hall.


Zak Ove, to describe his work and purpose, says: “Working with sculpture, film and photography to explore African identity, the African diaspora and history, and building on my experience of growing up in a mixed-race family in both London and Trinidad, I play with notions of identity, positing the self as complex, open, and interconnected.”



Invisible Man and the Masque of Blakness

by Zak Ove

presented by the SFAC

@ Civiv Center Plaza

Jusqu'au 7 novembre 2018


 Photo credit: Misha Weidman (Real Data SF)