Unsettled: One Hundred Years War of Resistance by Xhosa Against Boer and British by Cedric Nunn

In Unsettled, a characteristically quiet, yet complex series of photographic works, Nunn, who is well-known as a documentary photographer, astutely takes the possibilities of how one might narrate a period of history photographically, into provocative visual territory. Invoking the form of documentary photography, Nunn relates key narratives by critically imagining onto the landscape and its […]

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UNSETTLED

UNSETTLED: ONE HUNDRED YEARS WAR OF RESISTANCE BY XHOSA AGAINST BOER AND BRITISH September 10 – October 24, 2015 Opening reception: September 10, 6-8pm Book launch and artist’s talk: October 1, 6-8pm September 14, 7pm at McNally Jackson Bookstore: Nunn will be in conversation with M. Neelika Jayawardane (52 Prince Street, New York, NY 10012, […]

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Cedric Nunn, “Call and Response” – review by John Edwin Mason

Writer, critic and scholar on African history and the history of photography at the University of Virginia, John Edwin Mason, was in attendance at the opening of Cedric Nunn’s Call and Response at David Krut Projects in New York last week. He has written a delightful review of the exhibition – the full article can be […]

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Cedric Nunn, “Call and Response” opens at David Krut Projects, New York

Cedric Nunn’s exhibition, Call and Response, opened at David Krut Projects New York on 12 September. Professor Sean Jacobs, a native of Cape Town and founder of the blog Africa is a Country gave the opening speech. A celebratory dinner was hosted in the gallery for around 20 people after the opening, with guests including […]

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The story behind the image – Cedric Nunn

This moving image will appear as part of an exhibition of work by Cedric Nunn at David Krut Projects, New York. It also features in Cedric Nunn: Call and Response published by Fourthwall Books and Hatje Cantz, which will be available alongside the exhibition. Cedric Nunn gives Fourthwall Books two perspectives on the image. Nunn’s […]

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Cedric Nunn – showing at David Krut Projects, New York, 12 September – 25 October 2012

David Krut Projects, New York, will be exhibiting a selection of Cedric Nunn’s work drawn primarily from an on-going project entitled Blood Relatives that Nunn started as a young photographer. Although, as the title of the project suggests, the images are of Nunn’s extended family, the photographs are significant beyond family portraiture, and expose a […]

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