Valérie Belin at The Norton Museum of Art

Origin Stories: Photography of Africa and its Diaspora

Origin Stories: Photography of Africa and Its Diaspora confronts the intertwined relationship between identity and colonialism in communities across the African continent and throughout the African diaspora. Featuring works primarily from the Norton’s collection, this selection of works offers perspectives from celebrated photographers working in Africa, the Americas, the Caribbean, and Europe such as Les sœurs Chevalme, Valérie Belin, Delphine Fawundu, Ana Mendieta, Malick Sidibé, and Carrie Mae Weems. The exhibition is on view 15 October 2021 through 20 March 2022.

15 October 2021