Translating Dante through the eyes of African artists

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Art curator Simon Njami loved the works of Dante, but he realized that the renaissance text about hell, purgatory and paradise didn't speak to the experience all readers, including himself. He set out to re-imagine the Divine Comedy, to update it and make it more universal, with an exhibit of works by artists from across the African continent. Jeffrey Brown reports.

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