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1-54 Forum New York 2016 | Emerging Social Entrepreneurs
Episode 47th May 2016 • 1-54 Forum • 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair
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1-54 Forum New York

6 -7 May 2016

Emerging Social Entrepreneurs and Cultural Brokers

This panel explores the changing dynamics and growing interest in contemporary art and cultures of Africa and African Diaspora. It spotlights an upcoming generation of African social entrepreneurs who are seizing the opportunity to mobilize new platforms of discussion. Discussants are Ifeanyi Awachie (Curator of Africa Salon: Yale University’s contemporary African arts and culture festival); Shimite Obialo (lawyer and Founder of the digital platform Anoko); Sharon Obuobi (Founder of Art Accra); and Amy Sall (Founder and Editor-In-Chief of SUNU Journal of African Affairs, Critical Thought + Aesthetics). Moderated by Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi.