Émilie Régnier + Amy Sall
Exhibiting photographer Émilie Régnier in discussion with Amy Sall, Founder and Editor of SUNU Journal and part-time lecturer at The New School, about the ongoing cultural conversation between Africa and the Western world.
Apr 19, 2017 | 3pm
Exhibiting photographer Émilie Régnier in discussion with Amy Sall, Founder, and Editor of SUNU Journal, and part-time lecturer at The New School, about the ongoing cultural conversation between Africa and the Western world.
This event is held in conjunction with the exhibition 'From Mobutu to Beyoncé', in which the photographer Émilie Régnier explores the symbols of power and style in Dakar, Kinshasa, Paris, Abidjan, New York, and even a small town in Texas. On view at the Bronx Documentary Center from April 15th through June 4th.
EMILIE REGNIER is a Canadian-Haitian photographer born in Canada in 1984. Régnier spent most of her childhood in Africa, mainly Gabon. In 2009 Émilie moved to Dakar, Senegal where she was based until 2015. She is now based in Paris. Régnier worked in the Middle East, Eastern Europe, the Caribbean and throughout Africa. Her work has appeared in numerous international publications such as Le Monde Magazine, The New York Times, Der Spiegel, International Courier, Express, Jeune Afrique, Foam, and Yet, among many others; and has also been exhibited widely in Europe, Africa, Middle East and North America.
AMY SALL is Founder and Editor of SUNU: Journal of African Affairs, Critical Thought + Aesthetics, a forthcoming online platform and print journal seeking to amplify the youth voice and perspective on matters and ideas concerning Africa and the diaspora. With a keen interest in cultural studies, African affairs, and artistic expression, Amy Sall is interested in the ways in which media, visual culture, and critical theory inform, shape and encourage discourses surrounding the socioeconomic, political and cultural. Currently, she is a part-time lecturer in the Culture and Media Studies department of The New School University's Eugene Lang College.