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UNFIXED is a multiplatform project that explores photography's relationship to ideas of ethnicity, culture and identity in contemporary art.

Symposium

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Film still from Jigsaw Stories, written and directed by Naro Snackey

Performed by Désirée Snackey at the UNFIXED symposium 

 

 

16 November 2010

Center for Contemporary Art (CBK) Dordrecht 

The Netherlands

 

The symposium explored photography’s relationship to changing notions of cultural histories, identities and representations. The day included talks, presentations and discussions by the artists, a keynote speaker, curators, and scholars. Presentations took varied forms including lectures, conversations, performances, etc.

 

FOR A REVIEW OF THE SYMPOSIUM FROM METROPOLIS M CLICK HERE


SPEAKERS AND PRESENTERS

 

Art historian and critic Kobena Mercer (UK) presented the keynote lecture. The day included lectures and presentations from each of the artists exhibited in UNFIXED - Charif Benhelima (BE), Otobong Nkanga (FR/NG), Keith Piper (UK), Naro Snackey (NL), Hulleah Tsinhnahjinnie (US) and Hank Willis Thomas (US). These artists actively incorporate research and theory into their conceptual practice. Along with their art practice, members of this diverse group also sideline as lecturers, writers, performers and cultural critics. Their presentations addressed the strategies, motives and history of photography embedded in their work. Other speakers included Pamela Pattynama (NL) Natalie Robertson (NZ) and a collaborative presentation from Andrea Stultiens (NL), Kaddu Wasswa John (UG) and Arthur Kisitu (UG). Moderator: Farid Tabarki (NL).

 

FOR THE FULL SYMPOSIUM PROGRAM CLICK HERE

 

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