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Delinda Collier

Delinda Collier

Delinda Collier is a scholar of modern and contemporary African art, media theory, and Cold War-era global art. She received her Ph.D. in art history and African studies at Emory University in 2010. She is the author of two books: Repainting the Walls of Lunda: Information Colonialism and Angolan Art (2016) and Media Primitivism: Technological Art in Africa (2020). Her articles and reviews can be found in African Arts, Critical Interventions, Nka, Third Text, Art South AfricaLondon Times Literary Supplement, African Studies Review, and ISEA Conference Proceedings. In 2017, Collier was the recipient of the Mellon Decade Award from the Clark Art Institute. In the summer of 2020, she was a Senior Visiting Fellow at the National Gallery's Center for the Advanced Study in the Visual Arts.