Silvia Forni

Silvia Forni

Program

CCL Class of 2020

Institution

Royal Ontario Museum

Title

Senior Curator

Institution at time of Fellowship

Royal Ontario Museum

Dr. Silvia Forni is Senior Curator of African Arts and Cultures, and Deputy Head of the Department of Art and Culture at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM). 

She has curated several partial gallery reinstallations and exhibitions, including Here We Are Here: Black Canadian Contemporary Art; Isaac Julien: Other Destinies; and Art. Honour and Ridicule: Asafo Flags from Southern Ghana. Together with Julie Crooks and Dominique Fontaine, from 2015 to 2018, Dr. Forni was responsible for Of Africa, a multiplatform project aimed to support a sustained and long-term promotion of the cultural and creative diversity of Africa and its diaspora through an engagement with museum collections and in dialogue with contemporary artists and creators. Dr. Forni is also Associate Professor of anthropology at the University of Toronto and sessional lecturer on African Art at the Ontario College of Art and Design University.  

She is the author of numerous essays and book chapters. Among her recent publications is the volume Africa in the Market. 20th Century art from the Amrad African Art Collection. (2015) edited with Christopher B. Steiner, and Art, Honor, and Riducule: Fante Asafo Flags from Southern Ghana (2017), co-authored with Doran H. Ross.

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