Symposium: “Beyond African Photography: Expanding the Frame of Contemporary Practice"

Columbia University, Schermerhorn Hall 501, NYC
21 Oct 2016

20 leading international scholars, curators, artists, and cultural producers engaged with multiple perspectives, conceptual themes and circumstances as part of The Walther Collection and Columbia University's International Symposium on Contemporary Photography from Africa and the Diaspora at the Columbia University, NYC. Participants include Antawan Byrd (Northwest­ern University), Sandrine Colard (Columbia University), Andrew Esiebo (Artist), John Fleetwood (Photo:), Emmanuel Iduma (School of Visual Arts), M. Neelika Jayawardane (SUNY Oswego), Karen Kedmey (Inde­pendent), Eva Langret (Tiwani Contemporary), Missla Libsekal (Another Africa), Dawit L. Petros (Artist), Allison Moore (University of South Florida), Yvette Mutumba (Contemporary And), John Peffer (Ramapo College), Zina Saro-Wiwa (Boys’ Quarters), Z.S. Strother (Columbia University), Drew Thompson (Bard College), Artur Walther (The Walther Collection), and Brendan Wattenberg (Aperture Magazine).

Co-chaired by Kerryn Greenberg (Tate Modern) and Chika Okeke-Agulu (Princeton University) and co-organized by The Walther Collection, The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, and the Department of Art History and Archeology, Columbia University.

More information: Amy Daniels

Posted 14 Oct 2016