African Cultures, Visual Arts, and the Museum

Sights/Sites of Creativity and Conflict

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Editor: Tobias Döring

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”…well worth reading for anyone interested in contemporary African art.” in: Research in African Literatures, 35.3 (2004)

Table of contents

Illustrations. Introduction. Tobias DÖRING : African Cultures, Visual Arts, and the Museum : Sights/Sites of Creativity and Conflict. Articles. Christine MATZKE: Comrades in Arts and Arms : Stories of Wars and Watercolours from Eritrea. Sabine MARSCHALL: Positioning the ‘Other’: Reception and Interpretation of Contemporary Black South African Artists. Kristine ROOME: The Art of Liberating Voices: Contemporary South African Art Exhibited in New York. Jonathan ZILBERG: Shona Sculpture and documenta 2002: Reflections on Exclusions. Mark STEIN: Globe-Trotting and Geo-Ethnic Entertainments: Thoughts on a Black Artist in a British Museum. Sunanda K. SANYAL: Transgressing Borders, Shaping an Art History: Rose Kirumira and Makerere’s Legacy. Dominique BEDIAKO: “Intricate Fabric”: Visual Elements in the Poetry of Some Nsukka Artists. Barthosa NKURUMEH: Artlyrics: Prefatory from an Artist-Poet. Allen F. ROBERTS and Mary NOOTER ROBERTS: Visual Tactics of Contemporary Senegal. Melissa THACKWAY: Future Past: Integrating Orality into Francophone West African Film. Flora VEIT-WILD: Sights and Sites of Dakar Art: Artists, Artisans, Tourists. Interview. Annette CZEKELIUS: “Re-imagining a new nation”: An Interview with the South African Artist Sue Williamson. Creative Writing. Barthosa NKURUMEH: from Cyberspaces from the Old Country. Marketplace. Omar SOUGOU: Resisting Hybridity: Colonial and Postcolonial Youth in Ambiguous Adventure by Cheikh Hamidou Kane and L’Appel des arènes by Aminata Sow Fall. Alex ASIGBO: Enter the New-Breed Feminist: Feminism in Postcolonial Nigeria; The Example of Tracie Chima Utoh. Tracie CHIMA UTOH: Dramatic Parables: Imperatives for Social Change in Postcolonial Nigeria; A Critical Analysis of Contemporary Plays. Exhibition Reports. Robert STOCKHAMMER: Africa Without a Hyphen: A Tour through Paris Exhibitions of the “Primal Arts”. Rita SCHÄFER: Between Colonial Everyday Life and Dreams on Stage: African Photography Presented in Berlin. Dirk NAGUSCHEWSKI: The Short Century in Berlin: Notes on an Exhibition. Notes on Contributors. Notes for Contributors. Books Received.

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