Crossing Night: Regional Identities x Global Context
This publication accompanies Crossing Night: Regional Identities x Global Context, and exhibition presented ay MOCAD in fall 2019. Crossing Night presented work that speaks to the concerns, thoughts, and desires contemporary artists from the Southern African region. This exhibition addresses the construction and deconstruction of dominant narratives with a special focus on the complex relationship of colonialism and post-colonialism, including post-colonial remembrance. The exhibition was co-organized by the A4 Arts Foundation—a non-profit arts project dedicated to supporting the creative arts in the southern African region. With an emphasis on transition and transformation, Crossing Night explores how local politics, urban landscape, and place shape the personal identities that define regional culture. The exhibition features photography, video, sculpture, and installation works.