SOAS University of London

Centre of African Studies

What Picasso knew: Highlighting Contemporary African Art

What Picasso Knew
Sokari Douglas Camp

Date: 23 May 2012Time: 6:00 PM

Finishes: 23 May 2012Time: 9:00 PM

Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Lecture Theatre

Type of Event: Annual Lecture

Sokari Douglas Camp (b. 1958 lives and works in London), has had more than 40 solo exhibitions worldwide. Her work is in permanent collections at The Smithsonian Museum (Washington, D.C.), Setagaya Museum (Tokyo),  The American Museum of Natural History, (New York) and the British Museum (London).   In 2005, Sokari Douglas Camp was awarded a CBE in recognition of her services to art.

Douglas Camp's work is predominantly steel sculptures, which are inspired by her Kalibari heritage, globalism and political freedom.

The event is chaired by Dr Chege Githiora (SOAS)
Discussant: Dr Charlie Gore (SOAS)

Followed by reception

Exhibition: 'Dyad' - Sculptures by Sokari Douglas Camp

Organiser: Centre of African Studies

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