Join us for Coffee & Conversation, free and open to the public.
Saturday, March 5th, 11 am to 12:30 pm.
Come and chat in an informal setting with curator Dexter Wimberly alongside artists Meleko Mokgosi, Duhirwe Rushemeza and Sherin Guirguis.
The Ease of Fiction presents the work of four African artists living in the United States as the foundation of a critical discussion about history, fact and fiction. The exhibiting artists, ruby onyinyechi amanze (b. 1982, Nigeria), Duhirwe Rushemeza (b. 1977, Rwanda), Sherin Guirguis (b. 1974, Egypt), and Meleko Mokgosi (b. 1981, Botswana), present recent paintings, drawings and sculptural works that explore issues of cultural identity, personal agency, and the very notion of “African art.”
ruby onyinyechi amanze, kindred, 2014, graphite, ink, pigment, enamel, photo transfers, glitter on paper, 80”x78”
Photo courtesy of Tiwani Contemporary, London and the artist