Author Archives: Frederic

A common reader : Teatro del’Archivio

Ola-Dele Kuku 29 May 2014 |  by Janantoon When I first saw one of Ola-Dele Kuku’s furniture pieces, I was immediately captured. This piece was exhibited in the Design Museum Ghent. Actually, ‘furniture’ is a misleading label. The objects he creates … Continue reading






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Conflict and Design by John Thackara






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Agenda Setting III – The Running Mean (2013)

15.12.13 – 9.03.2014 – C-mine Genk Conflict is one of the recurrent themes in the work of Ola-Dele Kuku. The architect-artist sees conflict as one of the driving mechanisms in our world, and as a tool to set change in … Continue reading






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7de Triënnale voor Vormgeving in Vlaanderen

Conflict & Design – the 7th edition of the Design Triennial in Flanders – shows how designers approach conflict situations and the impact their designs can have within our society. The exhibition provides food for thought about how, in the … Continue reading






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SOLO EXHIBITION : THE SAGA CONTINUES

EXHIBITION – INVITATION THE SAGA CONTINUES Ola-Dele KUKU . Ludwig Trossaert is proud to present the new solo show “The Saga Continues” in GALERIE LUDWIG TROSSAERT, museumstraat 29, Antwerp with recent work of Ola-Dele Kuku (Lagos – Los Angeles – … Continue reading






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Paris Art and Design Fair 2013

 For the 2013 Edition of PAD Paris Art + Design, Galerie Flak is pleased to present contemporary design furniture by Nigerian architect and artist Ola-Dele KUKU along with a selection of ancient fine art from Africa, Ocenia and North America. Photo © … Continue reading






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7th Design Triennial Flanders 2013 – Conflict and Design (workshop 3)

The 7th Triennial for Design in Flanders 2013 is an investigation into the social relevance of design and the role and responsibility of designers in our society. This Triennial is a forum for designers who wish to contribute to this public … Continue reading






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Ola-Dele Kuku at the Design Museum Gent

“You cannot see, hear or feel ideas. Design and architecture are thus a way for ideas to materialize “ Until the end of August 2012 Similar differences Until the end of August 2012, the furniture object “Similar differences“, designed by … Continue reading






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‘Speaking in Vernacular’ Ola-Dele Kuku (Monograph) 2012

‘S P E A K I N G   I N   V E R N A C U L A R’ Exposition – Présentation du livre 30 Mars – 22 Avril 2012 INAUGURATION : Jeudi 29 Mars 2012 (18.00 – … Continue reading






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RTBF Interview – ‘Passeurs de Monde’

Ola-Dele Kuku RTBF interview – Passeurs de mondes – 2011






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Save Queen Elisabeth’s piano – (the mini project)






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Kwintessens Publication (Vlaams Tijdschrift voor Vormgeving en Mode) ‘Designing for Conflict and Chaos’ – interwiew by Kurt Vanbelleghem

  DESIGNING FOR CONFLICT AND CHAOS in Kwintessens – Forms of design that go beyond the logic of demand and supply –






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