Divine Comedy – SCAD

40 exquisite African artists come together as discuss Dante's Divine Comedy - Paradise, Inferno and Purgatory

We were intrigued by the art featured at the SCAD Museum of Art in Savannah, Georgia. It is the museum’s largest exhibition to date and features over 40 African contemporary artists.

 

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Artists included in the exhibition

Jane Alexander (South Africa)
Ghada Amer (Egypt)
Joël Andrianomearisoa (Madagascar)
Kader Attia (France)
Bili Bidjocka (Cameroon)
Wim Botha (South Africa)
Zoulikha Bouabdellah (Russia)
Mohamed Bourouissa (Algeria)
Edson Chagas (Angola)
Kudzanai Chiurai (Zimbabwe)
Christine Beatrice Dixie (South Africa)
Dimitri Fagbohoun (Benin)
Franck Abd-Bakar Fanny (Ivory Coast)
Jellel Gasteli (Tunisia)
Kendell Geers (South Africa)
Frances Goodman (South Africa)
Nicholas Hlobo (South Africa)
Mwangi Hutter (Kenya, Germany)
Mouna Karray (Tunisia)
Amal Kenawy (Egypt)
Kiluanji Kia Henda (Angola)
Jems Robert Koko Bi (Ivory Coast)
Abdoulaye Konaté (Mali)
Ndary Lo (Senegal)
Ato Malinda (Kenya)
Pascale Marthine Tayou (Cameroon)
Julie Mehretu (Ethiopia)
Myriam Mihindou (Gabon)
Nandipha Mntambo (Swaziland)
Aïda Muluneh (Ethiopia)
Hassan Musa (Sudan)
Wangechi Mutu (Kenya)
Youssef Nabil (Egypt)
Lamia Naji (Morocco)
Moataz Nasr (Egypt)
Cheikh Niass (Senegal)
Maurice Pefura (France)
Zineb Sedira (France)
Yinka Shonibare MBE (England, Nigeria)
Guy Tillim (South Africa)
Andrew Tshabangu (South Africa)
Minnette Vári (South Africa)

Source: http://www.scadmoa.org/art/2014/divine-comedy-heaven-purgatory-hell-african-artists

Jessica Stafford Davis

Author: Jessica Stafford Davis

The Agora Culture launched in July, 2013 with a private reception in Mclean, Virginia for Mequitta Ahuja, a world-renowned mixed media artist. Subsequently, she co-curated her first exhibition, “Women as Color Light and Form”, with the Galerie Myrtis in Baltimore, Maryland. The exhibition was a part of Network Exhibition Sondheim awards for the 2013 Artscape festival, America’s largest free arts festival. Jessica currently serves on the board at The Washington Project of the Arts and the George Mason University School of Art Council.

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