Bermuda National Gallery Lecture Series presents: “Beyond the White Cube; Art Fairs Galore Discussing the role of Art Fairs in the contemporary art world, featuring Tumelo Mosaka on Thursday, May 30th.
Tumelo Mosaka is an independent curator who has worked within and outside museums exploring global transnational artistic practices especially from Africa, the Caribbean and North America. Most recently, he was the Chief Curator for Investec Cape Town Art Fair, South Africa. His projects have examined themes such as migration, identity and racial injustice. His curated exhibitions include, Turning Tide, at the Mémorial ACTe Museum, Guadeloupe (2017), Andrew Lyght: Full Circle, Dorsky Art Museum, New York (2016), Poetic Relations, Perez Art Museum, Miami (2015), and Otherwise Black at the 1st edition International Biennale of Contemporary Art in Martinique (BIAC) 2014.
Mosaka was also the Contemporary Art Curator at the Krannert Art Museum (KAM) in Urbana-Champaign, Illinois where he curated several exhibitions including: Blind Field (2013), OPENSTUDIO (2011), and MAKEBA! (2011) among others. Prior to joining KAM, Mosaka was the Associate Curator of Exhibitions at the Brooklyn Museum, NY where he curated Infinite Islands: Contemporary Caribbean Art (2007), and Passing/Posing: Kehinde Wiley (2004) among others. Mosaka is born in Johannesburg, South Africa and currently resides in New York.
The event begins at 5:30pm with a reception, followed by the lecture at 6pm.
Tickets are $35 for BNG members; $40 for non-members and available online from www.BdaTix.bm.
For more information please contact: Bermuda National Gallery at 295 9428 or firstname.lastname@example.org