Thinking with the Generative Capacities of a Black Aesthetics of Abstraction

Eshun, Kodwo; Mehretu, Julie; Dennis, Oswald Nolan; English, Darby; Ntombela, Nontobeko and Nasr, Edwin. 2021. 'Thinking with the Generative Capacities of a Black Aesthetics of Abstraction'. In: Blackness and Aesthetics of Abstraction: The Africa 2020 September Summit. Musee de Quai Branly, France 27 February 2021. [Conference or Workshop Item]

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Participants — art historians, artists, and curators — are invited to reflect on their respective modes of engagement with the historical legacies and contemporary potentialities of abstraction within African and Black diasporic art practices and cultural production.

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27 February 2021Completed

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Musee de Quai Branly, France

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27 February 2021

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08 May 2024 14:13

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