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Artforum on Mami

By November 2, 2016 February 18th, 2019 No Comments

Organized by Dyani Douze and Ali Rosa-Salas, “MAMI,” an exhibition of work by five artists and one collective–all woman-identified artists of color–was an “offering” to the water deities known as Mami Wata. Often depicted as half-female, half-fish, Mami Wata were central to the precolonial matriarchal systems of West and Central Africa…

 

by Maya Harakawa

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