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“K. Kofi Moyo and FESTAC ’77: The Activation of a Black Archive”

  • Art, Photography
K. Kofi Moyo
Photograph: K. Kofi Moyo, courtesy Black Image Corporation
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Time Out says

Centered around a collection of images from Chicago-based photographer Karega Kofi Moyo, this exhibition looks back at the Second World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture (a.k.a. FESTAC ’77), which took place in Lagos, Nigeria in 1977. Moyo's photographs document a pivotal gathering of the Black diaspora, accompanied by images of Black life during the ’70s. The exhibit also includes contemporary responses to Moyo's work, provided by participants in a University of Chicago course that explored Black photography archives.

Visitors will need to register and reserve a time to view the exhibition via the Logan Center for the Arts website.

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