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Artist Talk: Samuel Fosso in Conversation with Mark Sealy

Samuel Fosso, Nelson Mandela, from the series African Spirits, 2008. Gelatin silver print, 64 × 48 in. (162.6 × 121.9 cm). Courtesy of the artist and Jean Marc Patras, Paris. © Samuel Fosso

Artist Samuel Fosso will join Dr. Mark Sealy, Director of Autograph, London, for a conversation about photography and self-presentation in conjunction with the Menil’s exhibition Samuel Fosso: African Spirits, and the 2022 FotoFest Biennial exhibition, African Cosmologies Redux. Completed in 2008, Fosso’s African Spirits series consists of fourteen large gelatin silver prints in which the artist portrays himself as prominent figures from 20th-century Black liberation movements. Sealy originally selected this series by Fosso to include in the 2020 FotoFest Biennial program African Cosmologies: Photography, Time, and the Other.

The Artist Talk series is supported by a gift from the Cockrell Family Fund.

Dates: 
Thursday, October 6, 2022, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Price: 
FREE
Phone number: 
713-525-9477
Venue: 
Menil Collection
Address: 
1533 Sul Ross Street
Houston, TX 77006

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