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Gallery Conversation
Grey Art Gallery, NYU, 100 Washington Square East

Wednesday, September 10, 6:30 pm
With Gunilla Knape, Curator of the Exhibition.

Wednesday, October 1, 6:30 pm
With Julia Pelta Feldman, Graduate Curatorial Assistant, Grey Art Gallery.

Wednesday, October 22, 6:30 pm
With Steven Dubin, Professor of Arts Administration, Columbia University,
and author of a forthcoming book on the culture wars in South Africa.

Wednesday, November 19, 6:30 pm
With Pato Hebert, Associate Arts Professor of Art & Public Policy (TSOA), NYU; Refilwe Nkomo, South African performer, community organizer, and theater producer; and Robert Sember, South African anti-apartheid worker and current producer in the New York queer house and ball scene.

Tuesday, September 16, 6:30 pm
Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, NYU
20 Cooper Square, 7th Floor

Joseph Lelyveld, author and former Executive Editor, New York Times, will discuss his collaboration and friendship with Ernest Cole in South Africa and New York—in conversation with Fred Ritchin, Professor of Photography and Imaging and Co-director of the Photography & Human Rights Program (TSOA), NYU.

Co-sponsored by NYU’s Global and Joint Program Studies, Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute; Department of Photography & Imaging; and Grey Art Gallery.

Video of this event is available online here.

Saturday, October 18, 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Jurow Lecture Hall, Silver Center (enter at 100 Washington Square East)

1:00–3:00 pm: Curating and Writing on South African Photography
Panel discussion moderated by Deborah Willis, University Professor and Chair of Photography & Imaging (TSOA), NYU; with Awam Amkpa, Associate Professor of Social & Cultural Analysis (FAS) and Drama (TSOA), and Director of Africana Studies, NYU; C. Daniel Dawson, Faculty Member, Gallatin School, NYU, and IRAAS, Columbia University; Tosha Grantham, PhD Candidate in Art History, University of Maryland at College Park; Tumelo Mosaka, Independent Curator; and Brendan Wattenberg, Director of Exhibitions, The Walther Collection Project Space, New York.

3:15-5:00 pm: Drum (2004)
Film screening. Directed by Zola Maseko, starring Taye Diggs, Gabriel Mann, and Tumisho Masha. Accompanied by the jazz rhythms of 1950s Johannesburg, this film focuses on the anti-apartheid movement through the lives of South African investigative reporter Henry Nxumalo and photographer Jürgen Schadeberg—both contributors, along with Ernest Cole, to Drum, a popular black lifestyle magazine. 94 min. Awarded Best South African Film at the Durban International Film Festival.

Co-sponsored by NYU’s Africa House, Institute of African American Affairs, College of Arts & Science, Department of Art History, Department of Photography & Imaging (TSOA), and Grey Art Gallery.

Wednesday, December 3, 6:30 pm, Grey Art Gallery, 100 Washington Square East

The Art History Writing Competition winner and finalists will read their poems and prose in response to the exhibition. Introduced by contest judge Thomaï Serdari, Adjunct Associate Professor of Art History (CAS) and Marketing (Stern School of Business), NYU.

Co-organized by NYU’s Department of Art History and Grey Art Gallery.

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