Kara Walker, Dust Jackets for the Niggerati

Camden Arts Center is hosting an exhibition by Kara Walker that includes her wall samplers along with a video installation and these large graphite drawings. Dust Jackets for the Niggerati were conceived as book covers for unwritten essays and works of fiction. Kara Walker discusses her exhibition and her abandonment of painting, the importance of writing, and her relationship to drawing here

Dust Jackets for the Niggerati, Installation view of Kara Walker 'We at Camden Arts Centre are Exceedingly Proud to Present an Exhibition of Capable Artworks by the Notable Hand of the Celebrated American, Kara Elizabeth Walker, Negress.' at Camden Arts Centre, 2013 - 2014.  

Dust Jackets for the Niggerati, Installation view of Kara Walker 'We at Camden Arts Centre are Exceedingly Proud to Present an Exhibition of Capable Artworks by the Notable Hand of the Celebrated American, Kara Elizabeth Walker, Negress.' at Camden Arts Centre, 2013 - 2014. Photo: Marcus J Leith

Dust Jackets for the Niggerati, Installation view of Kara Walker 'We at Camden Arts Centre are Exceedingly Proud to Present an Exhibition of Capable Artworks by the Notable Hand of the Celebrated American, Kara Elizabeth Walker, Negress.' at Camden Arts Centre, 2013 - 2014. Photo: Marcus J Leith

Installation view of Kara Walker 'We at Camden Arts Centre are Exceedingly Proud to Present an Exhibition of Capable Artworks by the Notable Hand of the Celebrated American, Kara Elizabeth Walker, Negress.' at Camden Arts Centre, 2013 - 2014. Photo: Marcus J Leith

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