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Lecture with Robyn Wiegman (Duke University): "Kara Walker's Pornopticon: Racial Sensations"

27 April 2015, 6PM – 7.30PM

Kara Walker is one of the best known African American artists working today, celebrated for her challenging explorations of race, gender, sexuality, violence and identity. Leading U.S. professor of race and gender, Dr. Robyn Wiegman will draw on theories of anti-racist aesthetics to analyse the toxic ecologies of race and sexuality in US culture and Walker's work as a provocative "pornopticon".

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