Decolonising art is about a ‘politics of recognition’
The decolonisation of art and art studies has received a boost following the publication of the 49th issue of OnCurating, titled Decolonial Propositions and co-edited by University of Cape Town (UCT) alumnus and Michaelis Galleries curator Nkule Mabaso and Jyoti Mistry, Professor of Film at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
OnCurating is an independent journal based at the Zurich University of the Arts in Switzerland, and is supported by the university’s Postgraduate Programme in Curating at the Institute for Cultural Studies in the Arts. The journal collaborates with different institutions to focus on questions around curatorial practice and theory, and is read in 120 countries.
This is the third issue Mabaso has co-edited. She has been a member of the advisory editorial board of OnCurating since 2015.
Launched online earlier this month, the…