SOH BEJENG NDIKUNG, Bonaventure; HILLGARTNER, Jule Hillgärtner; KACZMAREK Nele (eds.)
The Faculty of Sensing – Thinking With, Through, and by Anton Wilhelm Amo
An artistic and scholarly inquiry into the work of Anton Wilhelm Amo (c. 1700–after 1753), an outstanding philosopher of the early eighteenth-century Enlightenment, the first African to earn a doctorate in a European university.
The volume brings together international voices from the areas of philosophy, poetry, science, and art; each evokes Amo's writings and their reception in a discussion on the highly topical politics of referentiality, erasure, and decolonization. The research and the exhibition project includes newly-developed works by sixteen artists, which were presented at Kunstverein Braunschweig and at SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin, in 2020–21.[publisher's note]
Published by Mousse Publishing, 2021
Monographs / Postcolonial Studies / Philosophy / Conversations