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Contemporary African art since 1980

Author: Okwui Enwezor; Chika Okeke-Agulu
Publisher: [Bologna] : Damiani, ©2009.
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[S]urvey of the work of contemporary African artists from diverse situations, locations, and generations who work either in or outside of Africa, but whose practices engage and occupy the social and cultural complexities of the continent since the past 30 years.... Organized in chronological order, the book covers all major artistic mediums: painting, sculpture, photography, film, video, installation, drawing,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Okwui Enwezor; Chika Okeke-Agulu
ISBN: 9788862080927 8862080921
OCLC Number: 326552935
Description: 367 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), ports. ; 32 cm.
Contents: Situating contemporary African art : introduction --
Frames of reference : between postcolonial utopia and postcolonial realism --
Networks of practice : globalization, geopolitics, geopoetics --
Politics, culture, critique --
Archive, documentary, memory --
Abstraction, figuration, and subjectivity --
The body politic : difference, gender, sexuality --
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Responsibility: Owkui Enwezor, Chika Okeke-Agulu.
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