Okwui Enwezor @ University of Arizona School of Art

The University of Arizona School of Art would like to invite interested parties to attend

Okwui Enwezor's Lecture:

Repetition and Differentiation: Lorna Simpson's Iconography of the Racial Sublime

Born in Nigeria, Okwui Enwezor is a curator, writer, critic, and editor of international acclaim. He has held positions as Visiting Professor in Art History at University of Pittsburgh; Columbia University, New York; University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; and University of Umea, Sweden. Enwezor was Artistic Director of Documenta 11, Kassel, Germany (1998 ? 2002) and the 2nd Johannesburg Biennale (1996 & 1997). He has curated numerous exhibitions in some of the most distinguished museums around the world and is a regular contributor to numerous exhibition catalogues, anthologies, and journals. He is founder and editor of the critical art journal Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art published by the Africana Study Center, Cornell University.

Transculturations - Cultural Hybridity in American Art is the theme of the University of Arizona School of Art 2009?2010 Visiting Artist and Scholar Series.

This two year project seeks to examine the ever-expanding notion of hybridity and its manifestations in visual art, criticism, and institutional curatorial practices.

Dr. M.Smith Omari-Tunkara


Time: Thursday, October 15, 2009, 5:30pm

Place: Center for Creative Photography 108

Free and Open to the Public

http://www.cfa.arizona.edu/vase

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