As part of Kadist Online Projects, Kadistand Latitudesare partnering in a new 'distributed' phase of 'Incidents (of Travel)' as an online periodical that is publishing regular contributions from curators and artists working around the world.
Originally conceived by Latitudes as day-long artist-led tours around Mexico City (2012) – followed by Hong Kong (2013) and San Francisco (2015) – 'Incidents (of Travel)' explores the chartered itinerary as a format of artistic encounter and an extended conversation between curator/s and artist/s. Online storytelling presents and documents curatorial fieldwork and an offline day conceived by an artist for a curator.
The second 'Incidents (of Travel)' dispatch comes from Jinja,Uganda, where writer, researcher and curator Moses Serubiri met photographer Mohsen Taha. On this occasion, Taha photographed the day together exploring Jinja'sIndian architectural legacy and Idi Amin's notorious expulsion of Uganda'sAsian minority in 1972.Taha's photographs show the architectural remnants of their presence, and Serubiri's commentary tells of the forces at work in Uganda during that period.
Each of the 18 photographsin the sequence is augmented by one or more extra assets: a brief commentary, a captionor a soundscape, and is accessed by clicking the words which overlay the images.
Forthcoming contributions by Marianna Hovhannisyan (Yerevan / Istanbul), Yu Ji (Shanghai),Simon Soon (Kuala Lumpur / Sydney) and Natalia Zuluaga (Pereira / Miami), all fellows who participated in the seminar ‘The Place From Where We Look’ at Kadist Paris in June 2015.