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Christina Sharpe in conversation with Abdi Osman

A program of: Variations in Black, Queer, and Otherwise: Works by Abdi Osman

Wednesday, July 17, 2019, 6:30-8pm

Abdi Osman is a Somali-Canadian multidisciplinary artist whose work focuses on questions of African-ness and Black-ness in the diaspora. In the multi-part exhibition Variations in Black, Queer, and Otherwise, the artist incorporates sound, narrative, still and moving image, and fabric into his works that offer complex iterations of subjectivity.

Christina Sharpe is a Professor in the Department of Humanities at York University, Toronto. Please join us for a conversation between Professor Sharpe and the artist.


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Title and Page Image: Abdi Osman, Discover Us Series…3, 2008.

Abdi Osman Discover Series