Hassan Hajjaj at tang museum, skidmore college

1- 23 April 2017

Hassan Hajjaj, Mr J. C-Hayford, 2012/1433, Print: Metallic Lambda Print on 3mm Dibond Frame: Wood sprayed white and Papillon matchboxes, Frame: 24.6h x 35w in (62.5h x 89w cm) Print: 28.5h x 19.02w in (72.4h x 48.3w cm), edition of 7 plus 3 artist's proofs

Hajjaj is a part of Africa Pop Studio at the Tang Museum at Skidmore College. This exhibition explores the rich traditions and variations within African studio portraiture — from progenitors like Malick Sidibé to a new generation including Hassan Hajjaj and Omar Diop — and considers its impact on the broader diaspora.

The show will look at the power of Afro-Pop across disciplines and culminates in an evening of music, dance, spoken word, and West African fashions, on Saturday April 22.

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