Position as Desired : Exploring African Canadian Identity : Photographs from the Wedge Collection

Crooks, Julie and Fourni, Sylvia and Montague, Kenneth. Position as Desired : Exploring African Canadian Identity : Photographs from the Wedge Collection. Toronto, Ont.: Wedge Curatorial Projects, 2011.

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Abstract (English)

"Position as Desired is an invitation to reflect on what it means to be African Canadian. The exhibition is not meant to be an encyclopaedic treatment of the topic, but the beginning of a conversation that introduces new voices in the visual space of the museum. Following the lead of four contemporary young artists, the exhibition explores different ways in which people of African descent have positioned themselves within Canadian society. The poetic search of the artwork is juxtaposed with historical images that introduce a sort of emotional genealogy and evoke a positional that did not always allow individual histories, agency, and hopes to emerge." -- p. 15.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Crooks, Julie (Author); Fourni, Sylvia (Author); Montague, Kenneth (Author)
Dossier: 351 - WEDGE CURATORIAL PROJECTS (Toronto)
Collation: 72 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm
ISBN: 0978337018
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Toronto, Ont.: Wedge Curatorial Projects
Artists: Bailey, Buseje; Chambers, Michael; Doherty, Pete; Leslie, Christina; Morgan, Megan; Muholi, Zanele; Petros, Dawit L.; Tyrell, Stacey; Zapparoli, David
Art Organizations: Wedge Curatorial Projects (Toronto)
Event Title: Position as Desired : Exploring African Canadian Identity : Photographs from the Wedge Collection
Type: Exhibition
Location: Royal Ontario Museum (Toronto, Ont.)
Dates: 2 Oct. - 27 March, 2011
Keywords: CULTURAL IDENTITY; BLACK ARTISTS; PORTRAIT; SOCIAL HISTORY
Copyright Statement: Wedge Curatorial Projects
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Includes bibliographical references.
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Deposited by: Collections
Date Deposited: 23 Apr 2016 14:49
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2016 21:05
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/26948
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