MALZ, Isabelle; SIEGERT, Nadine (eds.)
The Mbari Artists and Writers Club in Ibadan
This book aims to reactivate the archival material by Ulli Beier, co-founder of the Black Orpheus Magazine and the Mbari Clubs in Nigeria in the early 1960s. To better understand the formation of modernities from a transcultural perspective, the book gives an overview on the exciting times of the Mbari Artists and Writers Club in Ibadan through archival documents – photographs, texts, facsimiles of statements issued on the occasion of exhibitions and events at Mbari.
This is the second, 2021 edition of a book originally published in 2018, in the context of the exhibition museum global. Microhistories of an Ex-centric Modernism organized by Kunstsammlung NRW, Düsseldorf and is the first collaboration between the Centre of Black Culture and International Understanding in Osogbo (Nigeria) and Iwalewahaus, University of Bayreuth. [publisher's note]