Starting Friday, the Walther Collection's New York gallery will present the second installment of "Distance and Desire," a series of three African photography exhibits curated by Tamar Garb of University College London. Whereas the works in the first exhibit took a more anthropological approach, the second, "Contemporary Reconfigurations," focuses on artists who, over the past two decades, played with the tropes of African photography.

Walther Collection Project Space, 526 West 26th Street, Suite 718, (212) 352-0683. Open Wednesday through Saturday, 12-6 p.m., November 30-March 9.

Philip Kwame Apagya, Come on Board, 2000/2003. Courtesy of The Walther Collection.

Candice Breitz, Ghost Series #9, 1994-1996. Courtesy of the Artist.

Samuel Fosso, La femme américaine libérée des années 70, 1997. Courtesy of The Walther Collection

Pieter Hugo, Yasser Boole, Cape Town, from "There's a Place in Hell for Me and My Friends," 2011. Courtesy of The Walther Collection.

Pieter Hugo, Pieter Hugo, Cape Town, from "There's a Place in Hell for Me and My Friends," 2011. Courtesy of The Walther Collection.

Sabelo Mlangeni, Outside King Mswati's Palace, 2011. Courtesy of The Walther Collection.

Zwelethu Mthethwa, Untitled, from the series "Brave Ones," 2010. Courtesy of Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.

Zanele Muholi, Martin Machapa, from "Beulahs," 2006. Courtesy of The Walther Collection.

Zanele Muholi, Miss D'vine I, 2007. Courtesy of The Walther Collection.