Distance and Desire: Encounters with the African Archive (2013) is the first major catalogue to stage a dialogue between the ethnographic visions of late nineteenth and early-twentieth century African photography and engagements with the archive by contemporary artists. It offers new perspectives on the African archive, reimagining its diverse histories and changing meanings. Distance and Desire is introduced and edited by Tamar Garb, with contributions by Awam Amkpa, Elizabeth Edwards, Michael Godby, Erin Haney, Gabi Ngcobo, Chika Okeke-Agulu, Deborah Willis, etc.
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