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About Okwui Enwezor

Okwui Enwezor is Dean of Academic Affairs at San Francisco Art Institute, and artistic director of Bienal Internacional de Arte Contemporaneo de Sevilla, in Seville, Spain. Previously he was artistic director of Documenta 11, Kassel, Germany (2002) and the 2nd Johannesburg Biennale (1997). He has curated numerous exhibitions including: The Short Century: Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa, 1945-1994; In-Sight: African Photographers, 1940-Present; and Global Conceptualism.

Articles by Okwui Enwezor

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Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

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Looking at Africa

Okwui Enwezor, curator of an ambitious new exhibition on contemporary African photography, explains how it challenges the conventional images of the continent. Plus, an exclusive slideshow of photographs from the collection.

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