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VIP tour of Nataal: New African Photography II led by Helen Jennings
Fri 5 May 2017, 17:00 – 18:00 EDT
Red Hook Labs and Nataal present New African Photography II, their second annual exhibition featuring emerging and established photographers and filmmakers whose work engages with contemporary Africa. From a range of fresh perspectives come works that seek to address a diverse set of concerns relating to representation and identity.
Nataal is a new global media brand celebrating African visual arts, fashion, music, and society. Its exclusive editorials, visual essays, and short films profile the brightest designers, storytellers, tastemakers and cultural revolutionaries. Meanwhile its curated events, talks and exhibitions offer exploration and debate to intelligent audiences around the world. These physical and virtual spaces hail African innovation in all its guises.
Red Hook Labs is a public benefit corporation dedicated to establishing creative communities and self-sustaining businesses in developing areas. Through its unique relationship with creative industries and commitment to education, events and programming, it’s able to connect continuing skills training to mentorship, internships, and job placement. The combination of its four labs – studio, production, gallery, and school – make for a truly diverse and dynamic environment.