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African art

Author: Aminatta Forna
Publisher: Chicago : Public Media Inc., 1995.
Edition/Format:   Video : Videocassette   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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African Art introduces noted experts who explain the importance of reappraising African Art within its own cultural context. Then local Malian inhabitants in the Dogon, a Bamana village, and the walled city of Djenne comment on the function of art and the role of the artist in their society.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Aminatta Forna
ISBN: 0780018974 9780780018976
OCLC Number: 779066941
Credits: Film editor, Russell Rees ; executive producer, Alex Graham.
Description: 1 videocassette, (47 min.): sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Responsibility: BBC/RM Associates Co-Production; written and directed by Aminatta Forna.

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African Art introduces noted experts who explain the importance of reappraising African Art within its own cultural context. Then local Malian inhabitants in the Dogon, a Bamana village, and the walled city of Djenne comment on the function of art and the role of the artist in their society.

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