Unfixed: Photography and Decolonial Imagination in West Africa. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2020. Reviewed by Gabriella Nugent, in African Arts. Winter 2021. Reviewed by Haythem Guesmi, in Africa Today. Winter 2021. Reviewed by Jürg Schneider, in The Art Bulletin. December 1, 2021. Featured book interview by Elisa Dainelli, in Urbanautica: Journal of Visual Anthropology … Continue reading Unfixed: Photography and Decolonial Imagination in West Africa
“Analog and Digital Nigeria: Inheriting Serial Cultures in the Work of Kelani Abass.” International Perspectives on Publishing Platforms: Technologies of Image-Object-Text. Ed. Meghan Forbes. London and New York: Routledge, 2019. 25-44.
Mow 504, Monnaie de singe, 2021. Digital photomontage, dimensions variable. © Mow 504. Image courtesy of the artist. “This Past Must Address Its Future: Uses of African Non-Contemporaneity in Contemporary Art from the French Borderscape.” ARTMargins, special issue on “Art History, Postcolonialism, and the Global Turn,” ed. Joshua Cohen, Foad Torshizi, and Vazira Zamindar (forthcoming, … Continue reading Forthcoming in ARTMargins: Contemporary Art from the French Borderscape
Collaboration with Erin Haney. During the 8th edition (2009) of the Rencontres de Bamako: Biennale africaine de la photographie, we interviewed photographers, curators, museum directors, biennial sponsors, and students and workers in local arts institutions to assess the biennial’s contribution to institutions for photography on the African continent. Our research was published in the form … Continue reading Rencontres de Bamako 2009 (8e édition)
“Fatimah Tuggar: Deep Blue Recodings.” Home’s Horizons (exhibition catalog). Ed. Amanda Gilvin. Munich and Wellesley, MA: Hirmer/The Davis Museum, 2019.
“Non-Alignment: African Futures, Lost and Found.” Cold War Camera. Ed. Thy Phu, Erina Duganne, and Andrea Noble. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2022. 167-192.
“Beyond the ‘NGO Aesthetic’.” Social Text 127. Vol. 34, No. 2 (2016): 89-107.
“Appareils défectueux et images floues. Kodak, l’autre nom de la décolonisation en Afrique de l’Ouest?”
“Appareils défectueux et images floues. Kodak, l’autre nom de la décolonisation en Afrique de l’Ouest? [Of broken cameras and blurred images (Or, is Kodak another name for decolonization in West Africa?)]” Trans. Jean-François Caro. Transbordeur 4 (2020): 144-155.
“But who decided? On the epistemes and politics of photographic decay.” The Expanded Field of Conservation. Ed. Caroline Fowler and Alexander Nagle. Williamstown, MA: Clark Studies in the Visual Arts, 2022. 178-193.