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De l’histoire de l’art en Afrique / On Art History in Africa

This astounding collection of essays, transcribed conversations, and research papers come together to challenge the gaps in knowledge and inherited discrepancies around how the history of art itself has been—and continues to be—constructed. Following the journey laid out by the different points of view curated in this book allows for an opportunity to understand intricacies of information accumulation defying any easy categorizations that developed in response to the diverse constituents of “art” originating from the African continent and the diaspora, and the sociopolitical consequences of such knowledge. 

Authors: Eva Barois De Caevel, Yaëlle Biro, Hamady Bocoum, Susan Elizabeth Gagliardi, Elizabeth W. Giorgis, Paul Goodwin, Emi Koide, Koyo Kouoh, Peju Layiwola, Dominique Malaquais, Massamba Mbaye, Malick Ndiaye, Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung, Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi, Nana Oforiatta Ayim, Iheanyi Onwuegbucha, Marie Helene Pereira, Sean O’Toole, Ruth Simbao, and Suzana Sousa.

French and English

Published by RAW Material Company / Motto Books, 2020
Black Studies / Art History

Price: 30€

Various - De l’histoire de l’art en Afrique / On Art History in Africa