Global Contemporary

January 26 – December 1, 2019
A Focus on Africa



Global contemporary art encapsulates the practices of Western and non-Western artists alike who emobdy the spirit of the time. This installation presents a contemporary story of the continent of Africa through fifteen powerful works in diverse media and in myriad forms by multiple generations of artists. The works explore a range of issues, including the impact of the colonial past on present challenges of nation-building in Africa, feminism, urbanism and infrastructural changes, globalization, forced and voluntary immigration, and environmental challenges.

Exhibition Curator

Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi

Exhibition subject: AfricaModern & Contemporary Art