Opening Friday, September 23rd, from 11:30am - 12:30PM
This panel will survey how contemporary art practice in Africa has been enacted through globalization. Moderated by Bomi Odufunade, the speakers will identify the opportunities and challenges of artists working within the world’s fastest growing continent. How has this rapid growth impacted artists in the marketplace today? This question will be considered through the voices of institutional and independent curators, a collector, and an artist.
Featuring Writer and Independent Curator Simon Njami, Collector Kenneth Montague, Artist Mary Sibande, and Logan Center Exhibitions Curator Yesomi Umolu. Moderated by Bomi Odufunade.
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