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post Presents: Decentering the Museum?

On May 1, post presented a roundtable discussion focused on international networks that decenter, complicate, or even bypass Western-centric models. Panelists Geeta Kapur, Joanna Mytkowska, Chika Okeke-Agulu, and Irene Small speak with Kathy Halbriech about how Western institutions can address art outside of their own contexts.

Kathy Halbreich is associate director and Laurenz Foundation Curator at The Museum of Modern Art. Geeta Kapur is a New Delhi-based critic and curator and the author of a number of widely anthologized essays on contemporary art, cultural theory, and curatorial initiatives across the global South. Joanna Mytkowska is a curator, art critic, co-founder of the Foksal Gallery Foundation, and director of the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw. Chika Okeke-Agulu is associate professor of African and African Diaspora Art in the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University and the author of Postcolonial Modernism: Art and Decolonization in Twentieth-Century Nigeria. Irene Small is assistant professor of Modern and Contemporary Art in the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University and the author of Héllo Oiticica: Folding the Frame.

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C-MAP Program Coordinator The Museum of Modern Art Linnea coordinates the Contemporary and Modern Art Perspectives (C-MAP) Program, MoMA's global research initiative intended to broaden its presentation of art from... Read more »
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post Presents: Decentering the Museum?

On May 1, post presented a roundtable discussion focused on international networks that decenter, complicate, or even bypass Western-centric models. Panelists Geeta Kapur, Joanna Mytkowska, Chika Okeke-Agulu, and Irene Small speak with Kathy Halbriech about how Western institutions can address art outside of their own contexts.

Kathy Halbreich is associate director and Laurenz Foundation Curator at The Museum of Modern Art. Geeta Kapur is a New Delhi-based critic and curator and the author of a number of widely anthologized essays on contemporary art, cultural theory, and curatorial initiatives across the global South. Joanna Mytkowska is a curator, art critic, co-founder of the Foksal Gallery Foundation, and director of the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw. Chika Okeke-Agulu is associate professor of African and African Diaspora Art in the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University and the author of Postcolonial Modernism: Art and Decolonization in Twentieth-Century Nigeria. Irene Small is assistant professor of Modern and Contemporary Art in the Department of Art...

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On May 1, post presented a roundtable discussion focused on international networks that decenter, complicate, or even bypass Western-centric models. Panelists Geeta Kapur, Joanna Mytkowska, Chika Okeke-Agulu, and Irene Small speak with Kathy Halbriech about how Western institutions can address art outside of their own contexts.

Kathy Halbreich is associate director and Laurenz Foundation Curator at The Museum of Modern Art. Geeta Kapur is a New Delhi-based critic and curator and the author of a number of widely anthologized essays on contemporary art, cultural theory, and curatorial initiatives across the global South. Joanna Mytkowska is a curator, art critic, co-founder of the Foksal Gallery Foundation, and director of the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw. Chika Okeke-Agulu is associate professor of African and African Diaspora Art in the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University and the author of Postcolonial Modernism: Art and Decolonization in Twentieth-Century Nigeria. Irene Small is assistant professor of Modern and Contemporary Art in the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University and the author of Héllo Oiticica: Folding the Frame.

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