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“My figures don’t have any kind of facial features that would make you identify them racially. Scramble for Africa is based on a conference that was held in Berlin in 1884 to 1885. The European countries came together to divide up Africa—to decide who would have which trading area. And so I re-imagined it with these brainless men sitting around the table, literally brainless.”
Yinka Shonibare MBE

IMAGES: Yinka Shonibare MBE, Scramble for Africa, 2003. Installation view at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia, 2008. Production stills from the Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 5 episode, Transformation, 2009.


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