Wednesday, September 16th, 2015.
Lecture Room, National Museum of African Art
950 Independence Avenue Southwest, Washington, DC 20560
Free and open to the public.
To commemorate the opening of our newest exhibit, Artists' Books and Africa, six artists will discuss how they develop and produce artist books. Panelists will address the inspiration for and recurring themes within their creations. The history of artist books in Africa will also be discussed. Curator Janet Stanley will lead a tour of the exhibit immediately following the discussion.
Featured speakers include:
- Atta Kwami and Mary Hark – Listen, Listen
- Matt Cohen and Blake J. Nolan – Colored People
- Toufik Berramdane – Nadime
- Bessie Smith Moulton - Tunisia
(Image from Blake J. Nolan and Matt Cohen's Colored People.)