Curator’s Choice: Photo Cameroon Exhibition Walkthrough
Please join us at the Fowler Museum for a special gallery walk-through of Photo Cameroon: Studio Portraiture 1970-1990s with curator Erica P. Jones. Jones will highlight the key themes in the exhibition, with a particular emphasis on the sartorial choices of the sitters.
Space is limited for this in-person program.
Erica P. Jones is curator of African Arts at the Fowler Museum at UCLA. She received her PhD in Art History at UCLA, specializing in African art. Since joining the Fowler in 2015, she has organized multiple exhibitions, among them: Pantsula 4 LYF (2017); Meleko Mokgosi: Bread, Butter, and Power (2018); Inheritance: Recent Video Art from Africa (2019); and On Display in the Walled City: The Nigerian Pavilion at the British Empire Exhibition 1924-1925 (2019). Her publishing has been focused on the arts and museums of the Grassfields; she is the author of the book accompanying the exhibition Bread, Butter, and Power.
Join curators for lively conversations about their passions and projects that inspire audiences to engage with different worldviews and find joy in the multiplicity of human experiences.
Image credit: Jacques Toussele (b. Bamessingué, Cameroon, 1939-2017); Two women and a man; ©Jacques Toussele’s Estate