Always Moving Forward: Contemporary African Photography

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January 13 – March 4, 2012

Always Moving Forward: Contemporary African Photography

Opening Reception: Friday, January 13, 7 – 9 pm

Always Moving Forward: Contemporary African Photography, curated by Kenneth Montague and organized by Wedge Curatorial Projects and Gallery 44 (Toronto), is a survey of lens-based work produced by contemporary African-born photographers Mohamed Bourouissa, Mohamed Camara, Calvin Dondo, Samuel Fosso, Hassan Hajjaj, Bouchra Khalili, Antony Kaminju, Lebohang Mashiloane, Aïda Muluneh, Dawit L. Petros, Zwelethu Mthethwa, Guy Tillim, Andrew Tshabangu, and Nontsikelelo ‘Lolo’ Veleko.

These new voices are a response to emerging technologies, transitioning landscapes, rampant globalization and forces of capitalism including the influence of advertising and new media. The group show is accompanied by Always Moving Forward exhibition catalogue with image reproductions and an essay by Pamela Edmonds.

Curated by Kenneth Montague.