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Reading the contemporary : African art from theory to the marketplace / edited by Olu Oguibe and Okwui Enwezor.

By: Oguibe, Olu
Contributor(s): Enwezor, Okwui
Language: English Publisher: London : Institute of International Visual Arts (inIVA), 1999.Description: 432p. : ill., col. plates ; 24cm.ISBN: 1899846212Subject(s): Arts, African | Africa, Sub-Saharan Twentieth Century | Arts, Black African, Sub-Saharan
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Book Book British Museum Africa Oceania and the Americas Open Shelves KY [OGU-] (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available M39101
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Includes index.

Includes notes. - Contents: Theory and cultural transaction. Art, identity, boundaries: postmodernism and contemporary African art / O. Oguibe; "Reprendre": enunciations and strategies in contemporary African arts / V.Y. Mudimbe; The postcolonial and the postmodern / Kwame Anthony Appiah; Bourdieu out of Europe? / Everlyn Nicodemus; African art and authenticity / Sidney Kaslir; In vogue, or the flavour of the month: the new way to wear black / John Picton; History. Negritude: between masks and flag: Senegalese cultural ideology / Ima Ebong; The quest for a Nigerian art / Chika Okeke; New developments in black African cinema / N. Frank Ukadike; The modernist experience in African art / Salah Hassan; Talk of the town: Seydou Keïta / Manthia Diawara; Location and practice. Between worlds / O. Enwezor; Traces of ecstasy / R. Fani-Kayode; Eros & diaspora / Kobena Mercer; Meaning in transit: framing the works of Boutros, Dridi, Ennadre, Gasteli and Naji / O. Zaya; Fusion: hot or cold? / T. McEvilley; Negotiated identities. In the "heart of darkness" / O. Oguibe; The identity question / D. Koloane; Inversion of the printed image: Namibian perspectives of John Ndevasia Muafangejo / Margo Timm; About face: aspects of art history and identity in South African visual culture / Colin Richards; Reframing the black subject / O. Enwezor; The carapace that failed: Ousmane Sembene's "Xala" (1974) / Laura Mulvey.