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Blackness in Contemporary African Art Practice

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Explore how contemporary African artists deal with the question of Blackness

This panel considers ways in which contemporary African artists, curators and writers deal with the question of Blackness in their work. It asks how an African experience of Blackness differs from that of the diaspora and from country to country.

The presentations will consider a continent-specific account of Blackness through relationships with spirituality, ancestry, (settler) colonialism and Black womanhood. Speakers include Nomusa Makhubu, Minna Salami and Suzana Sousa.

The panel will be chaired by Portia Malatjie, Adjunct Curator of Africa and African Diaspora at the Hyundai Tate Research Centre: Transnational, and will include an opportunity for questions and contributions from the audience.

Organised by Hyundai Tate Research Centre: Transnational in partnership with Hyundai Motor

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1 June – 15 July 2021

This event took place on Zoom on 1 June 2021.

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