Arena for Contemporary African, African-American and Caribbean Art

Author: Marijke Everts

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AFRICANAH AT 5: A Space Between Cultures. Identity in Contemporary Art.


So how are artists representing identity in a space between cultures relevant to our time? They are more than ever needed, for they push forward new ways of thinking, new rules, and a new world where different ways of thinking are merged and accepted. They hold several emics within them. They are pioneers, recreating histories and allowing it to flow through different paths never questioning its different authenticities, because it knows all is possible. They are the product and the answer to our globalized multicultural world.

Ghanese-Dutch artist Marijke Everts on identity and home in multi cultural world.

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