Nicola Setari

22 November 2013 / Acting Archives, Marathon

Nicola Setari discusses the issues surrounding the work he did for Visionary Africa and his collaboration with architect David Adjaye on GEO-Graphics. The presentation focuses on the itinerancy of Visionary Africa in different African capitals and on the many questions surrounding the representation of African culture within contemporary European institutions. Setari discusses the controversial notion of cultural restitution between European and African countries as well as the politics of working with existing ethnographic collections in Europe.