Cover of the second issue of Convergence Magazine, printed, with a banner underneath that says "English"
Mockup of the second issue of Convergence Magazine, open to the Focus "Mashitolo mwata Zola and the sculpture of the "Wise Man"
Mockup of the second issue of Convergence Magazine, open to "Book Review" focused on "Paradise Camp by Yuki Kihara"
Mockup of the second issue of Convergence Magazine, open to the portfolio with works by Gabriela Gonzalez Leal

Convergence #2 | Printed (English)

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Details

Format A4 (210 x 297 mm) (8-¼ x 11-¾ inches)
120 pages
Full color
Uncoated matte 80lbs paper
Satin cover 110lbs
Perfect Bound
Printed in the US 

Published December 1st, 2022 

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Description

Convergence is an independent bi annual magazine dedicated to the arts of Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Oceania. It is the only publication existing aiming to bring an informed and inclusive perspective on artists, objects and practices related to these continents and histories.

CONTENT

IN CONVERSATION | Ian Kuali’i and Elsa Spigolon

Addressing issues of collecting and cultural heritage surrounding an 18th-century object from Hawai’i identified as a hand weapon.

BEST PRACTICE | The Shipibo Conibo Center

Focus on the unique model developed by the Shipibo Conibo Center to connect their artists with the Western art world while supporting Shipibo Conibo lifeways and protecting the environment.

BOOK REVIEW | Paradise Camp by Yuki Kihara by Louise Deglin

A remarkable art book, political manifesto, and exhibition catalog at once.

A COFFEE WITH | Orama Nigou by Garance Nyssen

Tahiti-based designer and artist Orama Nigou explains her approach, goals, and hardships to creating Polynesian textiles.

EXHIBITION | Challenging the “Museum voice” by Louise Deglin

Julia Burtenshaw, assistant curator at LACMA, explains how she curated her latest exhibition “The Portable Universe” in full collaboration with Arhuaco knowledge-keepers from Colombia.

FOCUS | Mashitolo Mwata Zola and the Sculpture of the “Wise Man” by Deborah Dainese

How the archives surrounding a sculpture by Congolese artist Mashitologo mwata Zola can overshadow the depth of meaning and function of this work.

FOCUS | Viewing the World from South India on a Seventeenth-century Wall Hanging by Saarthak Singh

An exceptional testimony of early global interactions as interpreted by artists in a South Indian workshop on a monumental painted textile.

PORTFOLIO | Gabriela González Leal by Louise Deglin

How Mexican artist Gabriela González Leal turns old soccer balls and paper money into microcosms celebrating history and heritage.

PERSPECTIVE | La Couleur de l’Art by Agathe Torres and Louise Deglin

The podcast of Mélissa Andrianasolo addresses the need for more diversity in the art world, from the art on museum walls to the people that make its workforce.

MAKING | Xuezhi Liu: Paper Clay by Agathe Torres

Chinese ceramicist Xuezhi Liu speaks about her art, her technical explorations to mix pottery with other media, and her training in both the UK and China.

ONLINE | Milele Virtual Museum by Louise Deglin

Rwandan artists Meliibees and Canda join forces in this project of virtual repatriation that gathers artists and scholars and encourages interpretative takes on looted objects.

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