The Afronautic Research Lab will be hosted at ARTEXTE in Montreal as part of a celebration of the anniversary of Arts Against Postracialism. Alongside the Afronautic Research Lab there will be a discussion with Dr. Philip Howard, professor in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education at McGill University, about the results and observations from […]
The Afronauts are back in a new iteration of the Afronautic Research Lab that will take place at the Mississauga Central Library from 5:00-7:00 pm on October 18th, 2018. This Mississauga edition of the artwork will uncover and engage with the city’s hidden historical and contemporary issues of oppression, colonialism, and racism.
Happy to announce that in March I’ll be launching BlackGrange, a new Afrofuturist walking tour of Toronto’s Grange neighbourhood that will be available via googlemap. On March 3 from 2-5pm I will lead a live one-time-only performative walk of BlackGrange with the Outerregion performers and would love to share this experience with you. The walk […]
Triangle Trade, a film made in collaboration with Cauleen Smith and Jérôme Havre, comes to New York City! Many thanks to the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center for including the film in their 2018 festival. Triangle Trade screens at 3pm on March 1st.
Wanted, created collaboratively with Camal Pirbhai is included in an AGO’s exhibirtion. “Every.Now.Then: Reframing Nationhood, the museum’s response to this blithely nationalistic moment, and it makes clear the show’s driving force: to resituate the blip that is Canada in a gapingly broad continuum of both time and difference, with flag-waving pushed aside.” For Wanted we […]
The Afronautic Research Lab was in Newfoundland on September 10 2016 as part of the New-Found-Lands exhibition, curated by Pamela Edmonds and Bushra Junaid. The Afronauts excavated local and national histories and engaged the community in this ongoing consciousness-raising project. Check out this wonderful review in the Overcast! http://theovercast.ca/camille-turners-piece-on-nls-role-in-the-transatlantic-slave-trade-is-literally-out-of-this-world/ The A. C. Hunter Public Library hosted […]
I’m honoured to be included in the Canadian Encyclopedia. Many thanks to Alison Cooley for the wonderful profile! Cooley, A.. R. The Canadian Encyclopedia. (2016). Camille turner. Retrieved March 4, 2016 From http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/camille-turner/.
Modibo Keïta Memorial Bamako, Mali 31 Oct. 2015 // 31 Dec. 2015 Commissaires / Curators : Bisi Silva & Yves Chatap To the Future and Back opens new pathways for imagining the future and beyond. The aesthetic explorations of the artists in this exhibition find resonance in their ability to transfigure certain contemporary problems. The […]