Responding to the invisibility of contemporary African art in exhibitions and institutions in Paris at the end of the 1980s, Revue Noire was founded in 1991 to demonstrate that contemporary African art was alive and well.
The magazine of contemporary African art further illustrated the history and contribution of African artists in various disciplines – visual artists, filmmakers, writers, musicians, photographers, designers, etc. – to the Parisian arts scene.
Following a first roundtable held on May 8, 2019 at the Forum of African Art in Venice (Italy), the Cité internationale des arts invites you to this second conversation on Revue Noire, moderated by independent curator and writer Riason Naidoo, in the presence of:
• N’Gone Fall – independent curator, art writer and cultural consultant
• Simon Njami – writer, independent curator, art critic and essayist
• Jean Loup Pivin – architect and director, Revue Noire
• Pascal Martin Saint Leon – architect and artistic director, Revue Noire
Riason Naidoo (South Africa) is a recipient of the Writing Committee of the Cité internationale des arts.