Làk-kat, 2004

Anri Sala
Làk-kat, 2004
Two-channel colour video projection with sound (US and UK versions)
9 minutes, 38 seconds
Installation view
Courtesy of Hauser & Wirth, Zürich/London
Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris


Anri Sala’s body of work, which consists primarily of video art, is distinguished not by a particular style or subject matter but by a specific sensibility. Recent exhibitions include solo shows at Centre Pompidou, Paris (2012); Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Michigan, USA (2012); Louisiana Museum, Humblebaek, Denmark (2012); Serpentine Gallery, London (2011); National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan (2011) and Musée d’Art Contemporain, Montreal, Canada (2011).

This person was part of Sharjah Biennial 11


Anri, Sala


The racial politics of colonialism has left the Wolof people of Senegal, Gambia and Mauritania with many terms to describe the variations between white and black, while the names of many other colours are French loan words.