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Africa State Of Mind: culture, identity and politics in contemporary African photography


From the African Art in Venice Forum 2019
7 May 2019 at 11:15 at Hotel Monaco & Grand Canal, Venice

Africa State of Mind: culture, identity and politics in contemporary African photography

The discussion considers how recent photographic practice from Africa is exploring themes of history, politics, race and gender, as well as interrogating ideas of ‘Africanness’ through subjective renderings of culture and identity on the continent.

With:
Shiraz Bayjoo, artist
Christine Eyene, independent curator
Paul Goodwin, independent curator
Kiluanji Kia Henda, artist

In conversation with Ekow Eshun, independent curator

Presented in collaboration with New Art Exchange.
Shiraz Bayjoo’s participation in Venice is supported by International Curators Forum (ICF) and Outset Contemporary Art Fund.

Image: Shiraz Bayjoo, Searching for Libertalia Cabinet Two, 2018, giclee print on Hahnemühle pearl paper. Courtesy of the artist.

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