WCMA125 “What’s in a Name?: The Politics of Identification in African Art”
Michelle Apotsos, Assistant Professor of Art
Class format: lecture
What are the implications of identifying an artist as “Unknown” or using the name of a cultural group in the place of an individual artist? Further, what are the politics of identifying a contemporary artist in a way that they contest? Unpack the politics of identity and identification within the shifting roles of African artists from past to present in African Art Against the State.