The Davis Museum's Fatimah Tuggar: Home's Horizons, curated by Amanda Gilvin, was an important exhibition that gave viewers an insight into the multifaceted yet interconnected aspects of Tuggar's practice, which not only includes the digital montages for which the artist is most well known, but also sculpture, video, and installation. Accompanied by a catalogue of the same name, with contributions by Gilvin, Delinda Collier, Nicole R. Fleetwood, Jennifer Bajorek, and an interview with the artist, this publication is the first monograph on Tuggar's practice. The publication is long overdue, as evidenced by each contributor's call to consider the artist's work beyond the lens of Afrofuturism, a designation the artist herself cautions against. Indeed, once you descended the staircase to Home's Horizons exhibition space and entered into Tuggar's world, inhabited predominantly by women who labor and entertain through the mediation of various technologies, you soon realized that it did not...
Fatimah Tuggar: Home's Horizons
rebecca wolff is a PhD candidate in African art at UCLA, currently writing her dissertation on art related to the Nigerian Civil War (1967–70). firstname.lastname@example.org
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Rebecca Wolff; Fatimah Tuggar: Home's Horizons. African Arts 2021; 54 (2): 90–93. doi: https://doi.org/10.1162/afar_r_00585
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