Aperture 227 Summer 2017

Platform Africa

ISBN13/Barcode: 9781597114196
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
This summer, Aperture takes an in-depth look at the dynamic spaces that have shaped conversations about photography in Africa for the last twenty-five years—the biennials, experimental art spaces, and educational workshops in which artists and audiences interact with photography. “Platform Africa” presents a new generation of artists who have connected through such platforms as the Bamako Biennale in Mali and Addis Foto Fest in Ethiopia, and is produced in collaboration with guest editors Bisi Silva, founder and artistic director of the Centre for Contemporary Art in Lagos, Nigeria; John Fleetwood, former head of Johannesburg’s Market Photo Workshop and current director of Photo:, a new African initiative; and Aïcha Diallo, associate editor of Contemporary And.
£19.95

Availability: 34 In stock

  • Full Description
  • Bibliographic Information
  • Reviews
  • Add Review
  • Tags

Details

This summer, Aperture takes an in-depth look at the dynamic spaces that have shaped conversations about photography in Africa for the last twenty-five years—the biennials, experimental art spaces, and educational workshops in which artists and audiences interact with photography. “Platform Africa” presents a new generation of artists who have connected through such platforms as the Bamako Biennale in Mali and Addis Foto Fest in Ethiopia, and is produced in collaboration with guest editors Bisi Silva, founder and artistic director of the Centre for Contemporary Art in Lagos, Nigeria; John Fleetwood, former head of Johannesburg’s Market Photo Workshop and current director of Photo:, a new African initiative; and Aïcha Diallo, associate editor of Contemporary And.

Features in the WORDS section include "Five Cities, Five Platforms," with contributions by Emmanuel Iduma, Serubiri Moses, Carole Diop, Yasmine El Rashidi, and Brendan Wattenberg; "Bamako Revisited: The legacy of Mali’s influential photography biennial" by Bisi Silva; "Through the Lens: In Bamako, visions of a rapidly changing city" by Franziska Jenni; "The Lives of Samuel Fosso: A master of self-portraiture returns to center stage," a conversation with Yves Chatap; "School Days: From South Africa’s Market Photo Workshop, the voices of a new generation" by Sean O’Toole; "Truth Telling & High Fashion: The golden age of Africa’s leading magazine" by Rita Potenza; and "Raw Land: Reinventing documentary in North Africa" by Morad Montazami.

Features in the PICTURES section include Sabelo Mlangeni, introduction by Bongani Madondo; Malala Andrialavidrazana, introduction by Antawan I. Byrd; Mimi Cherono Ng’ok, introduction by Hansi Momodu-Gordon; Nico Krijno, introduction by Sara Knelman; Jody Brand, introduction by Jenna Wortham; Ashley Walters, introduction by Candice Jansen; Abdo Shanan, introduction by Kaelen Wilson-Goldie; Délio Jasse, introduction by Silas Martí; Eric Gyamfi, introduction by M. Neelika Jayawardane; and François-Xavier Gbré, introduction by Sean Anderson.

Additional Information

Author N/A
Binding Magazine
Pages 88
Report Date N/A
Date Published 1 Jun 2017
Frequency Quarterly
ISBN13/Barcode 9781597114196
ISBN10 1597114197
Publisher Aperture Foundation

Write Your Own Review

You're reviewing: Aperture 227 Summer 2017

How do you rate this product? *

  1 star 2 stars 3 stars 4 stars 5 stars
Quality
Price
Value

Product Tags

Use spaces to separate tags. Use single quotes (') for phrases.