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People who mined the earth for this precious metal centuries ago and counted among their number artists of extraordinary skill and talent
As part of an on-going series of Public Programme accompanying the exhibition All in a Day's Eye: The Politics of Innocence in the Javett Art Collection curator and researchers of the exhibition invited artist and researcher Emma Wolukau-Wanambwa (Uganda/UK) to lead a workshop titled "Questions for an Exhibition".
“Our mission is to look at what I have described as ‘the art of Africa’. If you use the terminology ‘African art’, it throws up stereotypes in people’s minds. We say ‘the art of Africa’ instead, because we are looking for the signature which makes the art of Africa, just that...