A collective analysis of the emergence of the “contemporary” and the transnational and transhistorical logics at work in artistic practices in Dakar in response to questions raised by globalization since the Independances
, opening up new territories for sociological, economic, political and aesthetic investigations.
Mamadou Diouf is Professor of History and African Studies at the Departments of History and Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies at Columbia University, New York.
is an art historian, Senior Lecturer in Contemporary Art History at the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, member of the Institut Universitaire de France. Her research focuses on the globalization
of the art scene from the perspective of relations between Africa
and Europe, as well as the history of primitivism, exhibition
and biennials policies. She is the author of De l'imaginaire au musée – Les arts d'Afrique à Paris et à New York (1931-2006)
(Les presses du réel).