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March 29, 2011
Time:5-6 p.m.
Description:Olabisi ("Bisi") Silva presents "Curating in Africa: Towards a Polycentric Artworld." Silva is founder and director of the Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), in Lagos, Nigeria. In this lecture, she discusss the kinds of curatorial models possible in environments with significant infrastructural - physical and critical - deficits. Her talk introduces audiences to the cultural sector in Lagos as well as present the curatorial program at the CCA. Silva also touches on several cultural initiatives across the African continent, such as the Luanda Triennale, Addis Ababa FotoFest, Lagos FotoFest, Doual'ar, and Centre for Historical Reenactments.

This talk is part of Lectures on Art in the Black Diaspora, co-sponsored by the Department of Art and Art History, College of Fine Arts and the Warfield Center for African and African American Studies.
Location:Art Building (ART) 1.120
URL:More about this event...
Contact:Cherise Smith | 512-232-1822
Sponsor:Department of Art & Art History
Admission:Free and open to the public
Categories:Everyone, Lecture/talk, Politics & International
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