Africa House is proud to be a sponsor of the following event
Ernest Cole Photographer Colloquium
Date/Time: Saturday, October 18th, 2014
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Jurow Lecture Hall
31 Washington Place, New York, NY 10003
(Enter at 100 Washington Square East)
1:00–3:00 pm: Curating and Writing on South African Photography
Panel discussion moderated by Deborah Willis, University Professor and Chair of Photography & Imaging (TSOA), NYU; with Awam Amkpa, Associate Professor of Social & Cultural Analysis (FAS) and Drama (TSOA), and Director of Africana Studies, NYU; C. Daniel Dawson, Faculty Member, Gallatin School, NYU, and IRAAS, Columbia University;Tosha Grantham, PhD Candidate in Art History, University of Maryland at College Park; Tumelo Mosaka, Independent Curator; and Brendan Wattenberg, Director of Exhibitions, The Walther Collection Project Space, New York.
3:15-5:00 pm: Drum (2004)
Film screening. Directed by Zola Maseko, starring Taye Diggs, Gabriel Mann, and Tumisho Masha. Accompanied by the jazz rhythms of 1950s Johannesburg, this film focuses on the anti-apartheid movement through the lives of South African investigative reporter Henry Nxumalo and photographer Jürgen Schadeberg—both contributors, along with ErnestCole, to Drum, a popular black lifestyle magazine. 94 min. Awarded Best South African Film at the Durban International Film Festival.
Co-sponsored by NYU’s Africa House, Institute of African American Affairs, College of Arts & Science, Department of Art History, Department of Photography & Imaging (TSOA), and Grey Art Gallery.