Nicholas galanin: let them enter dancing and showing their faces
Let Them Enter Dancing and Showing Their Faces spans the multiple generations and forms of media that inform Nicholas Galanin’s “vessels of knowledge, culture and technology—inherently political, generous, unflinching, and poetic.” He creates and speaks through multiple visual, audible, and tactile languages, a practice succinctly articulated through the introduction by artist Merritt Johnson, and further explored in conversation and critical analysis through scholars Negarra A. Kudumu and Erin Joyce.
Published by Minor Matters Books, Seattle, WA (2018)
Exhibition: Dear Listener, Heard Museum, May 4 - September 3, 2018
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Nep Sidhu: Shadows in the Major Seventh
For Nep Sidhu, art-making is a form of ritual, a means of protection, and a profound affirmation of inner life. This catalogue accompanies Nep Sidhu's 2016 solo exhibition at Surrey Art Gallery, Shadows in the Major Seventh. It includes an introduction to the exhibition by curator Jordan Strom, an essay by critic Negarra A. Kudumu, and an interview with the artist about his Paradise Sportif clothing line by writer Manjot Bains. The publicationalso includes high-resolution photographs of each work in the exhibition, along with a list of works.
Published by Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, British Columbia (2017)
Exhibition: Shadows in The Major Seventh, Surrey Art Gallery, April 9 - June 12, 2016
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Recent histories: contemporary African PHOTOGRAPHy and video art from the walther collection
Recent Histories: Contemporary African Photography and Video Art from The Walther Collection unites the perspectives of 14 contemporary artists of African descent, who investigate social identity, questions of belonging, and an array of sociopolitical concerns—including migration, lineage, the legacies of colonialism and Calvinism, and local custom—as well as personal experiences in Africa and the African diaspora.
Co-published with The Walther Collection, Neu-Ulm and New York (2017)
Exhibition: Recent Histories: Contemporary African Photography and Video Art from The Walther Collection, The Walther Collection, May 7 - October 29, 2017
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All Power: Visual Legacies of the Black Panther Party
Co-edited by Michelle Dunn Marsh and Negarra A. Kudumu, All Power: Visual Legacies of the Black Panther Party is a 96-page, illustrated volume including works by artists Derrick Adams, Maikoiyo Alley-Barnes, Endia Beal, Bruce Bennette, Yadesa Bojia, Howard Cash, Emory Douglas, Ayana V. Jackson, Njena Jarvis, Paul Rucker, Kambui Olujimi, Lewis Watts, Carrie Mae Weems, Mickalene Thomas, Hank Willis Thomas, and Robert Wade. The book also includes an interview of Hank Thomas conducted by Deborah Willis, PhD, Chair of the Department of Photography and Imaging at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, and an essay by René de Guzman, Curator at the Oakland Museum of California, who organized the museum's exhibition, All Power: Black Panthers at 50.
Published by Minor Matters Books, Seattle, WA (2016)
Exhibition: All Power: Visual Legacies of the Black Panther Party, Photographic Center Northwest, April 20 - June 10, 2018
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