Main Themes, Keywords

art and politics, globalization, power of images, power of media, mass media, nation-states, Latin American and African politics, global diaspora, genocide, revolution, issues of race and class, social justice, cultural supremacy, Africa, critique of representations, postcolonial history

Selected Readings

The artist’s website

Nyberg, Patrik. “From Repetition to Duration – On the Silence of Nduwayezu and the Political Aesthetics of Alfredo Jaar.” In Tonight No Poetry Will Serve, 235- 242. Helsinki: Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, 2014.

Pollock, Griselda. “Not Forgetting Africa.” In Alfredo Jaar: La Politique des Images, edited by Nicole Schweizer, 112-135. Zurich: JRP Ringier, 2007.

Alfredo Jaar