Reimagining Todd Webb's Photographs of 1958 Colonial Africa
This paper charts the path of Todd Webb’s 1958 U.N.-commissioned photographs of colonial Africa across...
Aimée Bessire teaches courses in African art and culture, African photography, contemporary art, and history of photography at Bates College. She received her PhD and MA specializing in African Art from Harvard University and has a MA in Ancient Near Eastern and 20th-century art from NYU’s Institute of Fine Arts. Bessire was a Helena Rubinstein Fellow in Critical Theory and Curatorial Studies at the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program.