• Student Plagiarizes African Artist, Gets Exhibited at the Milan Photo Festival

    9 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    In 2014, curator Simon Njami engaged Ethiopian artist photographer Aïda Muluneh to interpret Dante's Inferno for an exhibition at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art entitled The Divine Comedy: Heaven, Purgatory, and Hell Revisited by Contemporary African Artists. Muluneh's “The 99 Series” featured a model set against a light grey mottled background, with her body and face covered in white paint, and her hands dipped in red.
    Listen : In the above episode of the PhotoShelter podcast Vision Slight Blurred , Sarah Jacobs and Allen Murabayashi discuss the plagiarism of Aïda...
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