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.

August 25, 2016
4 PM
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