Complexities of African Identities Explored in Pretoria Exhibition

okayafrica | Alyssa Klein:

This Africa Day in Pretoria, southern African art players and lovers alike gathered at the University of South Africa to celebrate and question the complexities of African identities. The occasion was the opening of the South Africa-based !Kauru Contemporary African Art Project’s new exhibition, Being and Becoming. Curated by Zimbabwean curator Raphael Chikukwa and Angolan architect and curator Paula Nascimento, the show brings together the video and photography of 16 artists from Africa and the African diaspora. For the esteemed Zimbabwean curator Chikukwa, the takeaway of his new show is the interrogation of African identities. “How do we look at African identities in the 21st century?” he explains to Okayafrica Read more

Image: Kudzanai Chiurai, Moyo, 2013 (still)

2018-10-23T18:22:48+00:00