Delinda J Collier
MA, 2004, Arizona State University; PhD, 2010, Emory University. Publications: Convocarte, Third Text, Critical Interventions, Leonardo Electronic Almanac, ISEA Conference Proceedings, Art South Africa, African Arts. Awards: Resident scholar, Wits Centre for the Creative Arts of Africa, Johannesburg; Mellon Decade Fellow, Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute
- Repainting the Walls of Lunda: Information Colonialism and Angolan Art (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2016)
- Essays on the History of New Media Art in Africa (current project)
- "On the Sindika Dokolo Foundation and Art's Exceptionalism" Art Africa (March 2017), 170–176.
- "Sona Drawing's Geometric Discourses and its Implications for Global Art History" Convocarte (forthcoming, April 2017).
- "Dogon Ceremonial Adze" in Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Lost Bodies: Brendan Fernandes (Kingston, Ontario: 2016), 90–94.
- "Obsolescing Analog Africa: a Re-reading of the 'Digital' in Digital Art" Critical Interventions: Journal of African Art History and Visual Culture (Winter 2015), 1–11.
- "Suspension Before Closure: 'Steve McQueen: Works' at the Art Institute of Chicago" Nka (Fall 2014), 136–139.
- "Malangatana Ngwenya" entry for Routledge Enclyclopedia of Modernism, forthcoming 2016.
- "The Tacet Mark as Blackness," ISEA Sydney Conference Proceedings, Leonardo Electronic Almanac (Winter 2013).
- "Accessing the Ancestors: The Re-Mediation of José Redinha's Paredes Pintadas da Lunda" Critical Interventions: Journal of African Art History and Visual Culture (Spring 2012), 122–140.
- "A 'New Man' for Africa: Some Particularities of the Marxist Homem Novo Within Angolan Cultural Policy" in Fabio Lanza and Jadwiga Pieper Mooney, eds., De-Centering the Cold War (London: Routledge, 2013), 187–206.
- "'All I Am Is a Son of the Cold War': Nástio Mosquito's Embedded Videos" Art South Africa (Fall 2011), 32–33.
- "The Reception of Nationalist Art: A Response." Dialogue Section, African Arts (Winter 2008), 8.
- "The Displacement of National Art in a Transnational Artworld." Dialogue Section, African Arts (Autumn 2008), 10–11.
I'm currently researching the history of new media and old media in art production in Africa.
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