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Carla Williams

Born, 1965 in Los Angeles, California, USA

Carla Williams contributed a text - The Women Who Posed: Maudelle Bass and Florence Allen - for the catalogue accompanying the major exhibition Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body. She also contributed work to the exhibition, which was curated by Barbara Thompson, curator of African, Oceanic, and Native American Collections at the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College. The exhibition was originated by Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire and exhibited there April 1 - August 10, 2008 before touring to venues in Wellesley, Massachusetts and San Diego, California.

The exhibition featured contributions by the following artists: Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, Renée Cox, Sokari Douglas Camp, Angéle Etoundi Essamba, Lalla Assia Essaydi, Emile Guebehi, Senzeni Marasela, Nandipha Mntambo, Zanele Muholi, Hassan Musa, Wangechi Mutu, Ingrid Mwangi/Robert Hutter - IngridMwangiRobertHutter Collective, Magdalene Odundo, Etiyé Dimma Poulsen, Alison Saar, Joyce J. Scott, Berni Searle, Fazal Sheikh, Malick Sidibé, Penny Siopsis, Maud Sulter, Kara Walker, Carrie Mae Weems.

Apart from Carla Williams herself, whose work was included in the exhibition and reproduced in the catalogue, the publication featured contributions by the following artists, curators and scholars: Ifi Amadiume, Ayo Abietou Coly, Enid Schildkrout, Christraud Geary, Barbara Thompson, Kimberly Wallace-Sanders, and Deborah Willis.

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»  Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College

Wellesley, Massachusetts, United States of America

»  Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College

Hanover, New Hampshire, United States of America

»  San Diego Museum of Art

San Diego, California, United States of America