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Virtual | Global Perspectives – Art & Culture in Mali with Massira Toure

June 10 @ 2:00 pm

2pm ET | 1pm CT | 11am PT

Join us for a discussion with Massira Toure, the founder and director of a digital art gallery, Agansi.com, which combines art and technology to enhance visibility for visual artists from Africa and allow them to sell their work worldwide. Through this platform, Massira organizes virtual exhibitions, sales, and rentals of works of art. An artist herself, Massira also organizes in-person exhibitions in Mali. She will speak with ArtTable member Janet Goldner about her gallery, her art, and the Malian cultural scene.

Admission

  • Non-Members – $10
  • ArtTable Members – $5
  • ArtTable Circle Members – Free
  • Members may bring an additional guest for $5

How to take part:

  1. Click here to Register for this program.
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Accessibility: Please note that this program will offer live closed captioning. If you require additional accommodations, please email programs@arttable.org.


About Massira Toure

Massira has a masters from the Conservatoire des Arts et Métiers de Bamako. Her painting practice centers around traditional Malian cloth. She has exhibited her works in group and individual exhibitions in Mali, Tunisia, Benin, the USA and France. She is also a committed educator, teaching drawing and painting at the Conservatoire.

About Janet Goldner

Janet Goldner headshotJanet is an independent researcher, scholar, consultant and artist. She has a lifelong relationship with Africa. She received a Fulbright Senior Research Fellowship to Mali in 1995. Since then, she has spent several months every year in Mali engaged cultural research and projects concerning cultural preservation, contemporary art, and artists in Mali. Her research takes the form of immersive fieldwork, and she often collaborates with Malian artists. She has received three Fulbright Specialist grants and grants from the Ford Foundation and the UN Special Committee Against Apartheid. She has lectured widely. Published articles include a chapter in Contemporary African Fashion, Indiana University Press, an essay in Poetics of Cloth, Grey Art Gallery, NYU.

 

Thank you to Janet Goldner from ArtTable’s New York Chapter Programming Committee for organizing this program.


Images:

  1. Massira Toure, courtesy of the speaker
  2. Janet Goldner, courtesy of the speaker

Details

Date:
June 10
Time:
2:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Venue

Zoom

Organizer

ArtTable New York
Phone:
212 343 1735 Ext. 13
Email:
programs@arttable.org
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