Caribbean Curatorship and National Identity, Bridgetown, Barbados

Invited to attend and to be a panellist on Networks That Work For You with international curator Christine Eyene and Queen’s Museum NYC Director, Tom Finkelpearl. Caribbean Curatorship and National Identity is an examination of how history is interpreted and heritage is shaped by communal memory for audiences, old and new, local and foreign, in conjunction with the Museums Association of the Caribbean (MAC), the National Art Gallery Committee (NAGC), the International Curators Forum (ICF) and the International Council of Museums (ICOM).

Among some of the keynote speakers in attendance are Lonnie G Bunch, Smithsonian Institute African American Museum Director and Okwui Enwezor, Dean of Academic Affairs and Senior Vice President at San Francisco Art Institute. As a major curator, writer, critic, and editor, Enwezor has been a regular contributor to numerous exhibition catalogues, anthologies, and journals. He is founder and co-editor of the critical art journal Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art published by the Africana Study Center, Cornell University.

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