Reading Group

Christian Nyampeta

22 October 2014

Wednesdays, 22 October & 19 November
7.00 – 8.30pm

Artist Christian Nyampeta leads a reading group exploring themes prevalent in Glenn Ligon’s work.  The first session will look at Fred Moten’s essay Black Mo’nin’ in the Sound of the Photograph:

Moten, Fred. “Black Mo’nin’ in the Sound of the Photography.” In the Break: The Aesthetics of the Black Radical Tradition. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota, 2003. N. pag. Print. (pg. 205 - 224 at this link)

The reading group takes place on Wednesdays 22 October & 19 November and has been programmed alongside Glenn Ligon’s exhibition Call and Response. Participants are encouraged to read the texts ahead of the session, and attend as many of the sessions that they can. Please contact Nisha Matthew on for more information on the texts.


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Christian Nyampeta is a London based artist.  Recent exhibitions include How to Live Together: Prototypes, The Showroom, London (2014) and How to Live Together, Casco and Stroom Den Haag, Netherlands (2013-14).  He is an MPhil/PhD candidate at the Visual Cultures Department of Goldsmiths, University of London.

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