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Why being an African artist is so important today

Why being an African artist is so important today
Wednesday 3
8:30 2020

Written by Ekow Eshun Ekow Eshun is a British writer, broadcaster, and curator. All opinions expressed in this article belong to the author. African art is having a vogue moment. People are very interested in it, but there's still a sense of Africa and African art as something of an exotic "other" that sits on the periphery and not really at the center of dialogues and debate. However, it's more important than ever to assert the position of Africa as a place that has something significant to say. There's a historical tendency to imagine Africa on the edge of history, ...

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Summary: Written by Ekow Eshun Ekow Eshun is a British writer, broadcaster, and curator. All opinions expressed in this article belong to the author. African art is having a vogue moment. People are very interested in it, but there's still a sense of Africa and African art as something of an ...

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