New York is the hometown of art. Also the hometown of Trump. A city that loves art and a president who does not know and does not care about art. He wants to cut art funding completely. These last weeks New York could prove that it does not care about Trump.
Author: Rob Perrée
Another exhibition on contemporary African art of Simon Njami. He is known as the curator of Africa Remix (2005), the first African Art Fair (2008) in Johannesburg, The Divine Comedy (2014) in Frankfurt and the Dak’Art of last year in Senegal.
Rob Perrée reports from Paris.
The film is both about identity and race. From a black man getting out of prison to a black man living the white house as president, American society forces you to live with a double consciousness of being black in a country that oppresses people of color.