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Africa remix : contemporary art of a continent

Author: Simon NjamiLucy DuránHayward Gallery.Museum Kunst Palast (Düsseldorf, Germany)Centre Georges Pompidou.All authors
Publisher: Ostfildern-Ruit : Hatje Cantz ; New York : [Distributed by] D.A.P., ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Africa remix: contemporary art of a continent features the work of more than 80 artists from across Africa. Published on the occasion of the largest exhibition of contemporary African art ever seen in Europe, it includes painting, sculpture, installation, video, drawing, photography and design. This wide ranging and authoritative survey is an essential introduction to the art of a dynamic continent today.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Afrika remix. English. Selections.
Africa remix.
Ostfildern-Ruit : Hatje Cantz ; New York : [Distributed by] D.A.P., ©2005
(OCoLC)649573173
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Njami; Lucy Durán; Hayward Gallery.; Museum Kunst Palast (Düsseldorf, Germany); Centre Georges Pompidou.; Mori Bijutsukan.
ISBN: 3775714723 9783775714723
OCLC Number: 58421393
Language Note: Abridged English version of the catalogue originally published in German under title: Afrika remix : zeitgenössische Kunst eines Kontinents.
Notes: " ... published in conjunction with the exhibition ... Hayward Gallery, London, 10 February-17 April 2005"--Preliminary page.
"Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, 24 July-7 November 2004; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 24 May-15 August 2005; Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, May-August 2006"--Preliminary page.
Description: 224 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), map ; 28 cm
Contents: Chaos and metamorphosis / Simon Njami --
Africa, exhibitions and fears of the dark / David Elliott --
The reception of African art / Jean-Hubert Martin --
Africa begins in the north / dialogue between Marie-Laure Bernadac and Abdelwahab Meddeb --
Made in Africa / John Picton --
Ah-freak-iya: challenging perceptions of Africa's contemporary sounds / Lucy Durán --
Plates: introductions / by Simon Njami --
Identity & history --
Body & soul --
City & land.
Other Titles: Afrika remix.
Responsibility: [edited by] Simon Njami ; with essays by Lucy Durán [and others] ; and a dialogue between Marie-Laure Bernadac and Abdelwahab Meddeb.

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Africa remix: contemporary art of a continent features the work of more than 80 artists from across Africa. Published on the occasion of the largest exhibition of contemporary African art ever seen in Europe, it includes painting, sculpture, installation, video, drawing, photography and design. This wide ranging and authoritative survey is an essential introduction to the art of a dynamic continent today.

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