By Olabisi Silva The Centre for Contemporary Art is pleased to launch in collaboration with the African Art Book Fair, the publication Àsìkò:
The #00Bienal de la Habana is the first Cuban art biennial to be organized independently of any state entity. Artist Luis Manuel Otero Alcantara and curator Yanelys Nuñez Leyva formed a team of local artists, critics and curators to plan multiple exhibits and panel discussions, all of which will take place in artists’ homes and studios throughout the city of Havana.
Above: A scene from Signs of an Empire by John Akomfrah. New Museum 235 Bowery New York, NY 10002 USA www.newmuseum.org John Akomfrah:
Above: william cordova, prophets (PLO, DC). Image courtesy william cordova, 2009. Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) presents william cordova now’s the time:
The Royal Academy Schools is seeking applications for The Starr Fellowship in 2018–19, a year-long fellowship for American nationals with a contemporary art practice.
Above: John Akomfrah, Purple. Installation view Bildmuseet, 2018. Photo: Mikael Lundgren. Purple is an immersive six-channel video installation addressing man’s relationship to nature and to the planet, created by the British artist and filmmaker John Akomfrah.
Pratt Institute’s Fine Arts Department is delighted to announce two new summer residency initiatives. PROJECT THIRD: Residency for Research & Community Engagement June 25 to September 18, 2018 This new ten week summer residency program is geared towards artists/collaborative groups whose community work is research oriented and/or motivated by the desire to instigate social change.
Please join postcolonial scholar and Harvard professor Homi Bhabha and artists Fred Wilson and Kameelah Janan Rasheed for a panel discussion on the ethics and aesthetics of cultural appropriation, the ideals and limits of free speech and the politics of representation in the US today.
Kara Walker began a 5-year term as Tepper Chair at Rutgers in 2015. There, she has created a graduate research group around Memory, Monuments and Memorials (MMM).