post Presents: A Talk on Àsìkò: The Pan-African Alternative Art School

post presented a talk on the roaming curatorial and pedagogical alternative art school, Àsìkò, with curator Bisi Silva, Founder and Creative Director of the Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), Lagos, and her New York-based collaborators Nontsikelelo Mutiti and Stephanie Baptiste. Silva discusses the history of the organization and how it serves to introduce theoretical discourse and build connections among practitioners across the continent.

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