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New York: Collective Dreams and Women’s Voices at the New York African Film Festival

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Feb 10, 2021 • View in browser
This afternoon, you can catch filmmakers and curators on an expansive panel about “the past, present, and future of African cinema.” And while you’re at it, check out the entire New York African Film Festival slate, now streaming online.
Mariana Fernández also writes on the nuanced approach of Sky Hopinka: Centers of Somewhere, the latest exhibition from the acclaimed artist-filmmaker.
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Sky Hopinka's Logic of Wandering
Installation view of Sky Hopinka: Centers of Somewhere, 2020–2021, CCS Bard Galleries, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY (all images courtesy CCS Bard; photo: Olympia Shannon)
Installation view of Sky Hopinka: Centers of Somewhere, 2020–2021, CCS Bard Galleries, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY (all images courtesy CCS Bard; photo: Olympia Shannon)
Now in its final days, Hopinka’s latest exhibition at CCS Bard gathers a poignant selection of recent films, poems, and photographic work.
As Mariana Fernández notes, “Just as [these works] make space for the past to coexist with the present, Centers of Somewhere proposes an understanding of cultural identity that is hybrid, fluctuating, and always in transit.”
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