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Curatorial Intensive in Accra: Public Symposium

Apr 25, 2017
10am –1:30 pm

Accra, Ghana
W.E.B. DuBois Center

1 Circular Road - Cantonments
Accra, Ghana

The participants of the Curatorial Intensive in Accra will present the exhibition and project proposals they have developed throughout the course of the program.

The Curatorial Intensive is a weeklong professional development program that brings together emerging curators for the opportunity to exchange ideas, develop their curatorial practice, and learn from their colleagues. Please see the program page for further information.

Participants include: Bruno Alves de Almeida (São Paulo, Brazil), Juliana Caffé (Cape Town, South Africa), Joseph Gergel (Lagos, Nigeria), Frank Kofi Gyabeng (Kumasi, Ghana), Rose Jepkorir Kiptum (Nairobi, Kenya), Isaac Osei Kwadwo (Accra, Ghana), Kabelo Malatsie (Johannesburg, South Africa), Mavis Tetteh-Ocloo (Kumasi, Ghana), Ernestine White (Cape Town, South Africa), and Raquel Wilson (Dakar, Senegal).


This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to rsvp@curatorsintl.org with SYMPOSIUM in the subject line.

Presenters
Bruno Alves de Almeida

Bruno Alves de Almeida (b. 1987, Brazil/ Portugal) is a curator and architect.

Juliana Caffé

Juliana Caffé (b. São Paulo, 1983) is a curator and researcher on contemporary art.

Joseph Gergel

Joseph Gergel is an independent curator and art adviser based in Lagos, Nigeria.

Frank Kofi Gyabeng

Frank Kofi Gyabeng is an independent curator based in Kumasi, Ghana.

Rose Jepkorir Kiptum

Rose Jepkorir Kiptum is the co-curator of Wanakuboeka Feelharmonic, Naijographia, and 28 Words in Maputo.

Isaac Osei Kwadwo

Isaac Osei Kwadwo is multimedia storyteller, who believes in telling stories from a global perspective.

Kabelo Malatsie

Malatsie lives and works in Johannesburg. She worked as an associate in the curatorial team at Stevenson gallery in Cape Town and Johannesburg from 2011 until 2016.

Mavis Tetteh-Ocloo

Mavis Tetteh-Ocloo is an independent curator based in Accra, Ghana.

Ernestine White

Ernestine White is the Curator of African art at the Brooklyn Museum. 

Raquel Wilson

Raquel Wilson is an independent curator and anthropologist that explores the mutation of traditional into contemporary art forms across cultures.


Credits

This program has been made possible, in part, by a grant from the James Howell Foundation and by generous contributions from the ICI Board of Trustees and ICI Access Fund. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with City Council.