Sunday Scene

Elizabeth Harney

Currently Associate Professor of Art History at the University of Toronto, Dr. Elizabeth Harney was the inaugural curator of Contemporary African Arts, Smithsonian Institution. She is the author of In Senghor’s Shadow (2004) and Ethiopian Passages (2003), and is co-editor of Mapping Modernisms: Art, Indigeneity, Colonialism (2018). Her book The Retro Modern: Africa and the Time of the Contemporary is forthcoming. Dr. Harney will discuss Dawit Petros’ exhibition Spazio Disponibile.