Contemporary African Art: Beyond Colonial Paradigms

Okeke, Chika
July 2002
Art Papers Magazine;Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p6
An interview with Okwui Enwezor, the curator of "The Short Century, Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa, 1945-1994," in Lagos, Nigeria, is presented. He stated that he have always worked against the notion of a "center" and a "periphery" to which certain critical ideas, practices or persons can be consigned or defined. He also shared that "The Short Century" has been his most important curatorial project, as well as the most complicated, emotionally and intellectually.


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