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Photo of Omar Victor Diop
Conversations with Contemporary Artists: Omar Victor Diop
Event Details
November 3, 2017
7:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Price
$14.50, FREE for Members
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
Location
Hill Auditorium

Presented in partnership with the Consulate General of France in Atlanta.

Senegalese artist Omar Victor Diop will discuss his lifelong interest in photography and design as a means of capturing the diversity of modern Africa. His work includes conceptual projects and elaborately staged portraits. The artist’s visual references range from classical European paintings, to Hollywood celebrity culture, to postcolonial African studio photography. Diop will describe his multifaceted practice, which includes costume design, styling, and creative writing. Your ticket includes a gallery visit with our special guest following the conversation.


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Sign Language Interpretation
The High Museum strives to make its programs accessible for everyone. Sign language interpretation is provided for all talks.


Reserve tickets online or through the Box Office.
For more information, please contact Erin Dowdy at 404-733-4527.