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|Tipo de Material:||Publicação do governo, Publicação de governo estadual ou província|
|Tipo de Documento:||Livro|
|Todos os Autores / Contribuintes:||
John Peffer; Elisabeth Lynn Cameron
|Notas:||Some essays originally presented at the conference "Portrait Photography in African Worlds" (February 3-4, 2006), University of California, Santa Cruz.|
|Descrição:||452 pages : illustrations (cheifly color) ; 23 cm.|
|Conteúdos:||Introduction: the study of photographic portraiture in Africa / John Peffer --
Exchange. Portrait photography: a visual currency in the Atlantic visualscape / Jürg Schneider ; Lutterodt Family Studios and the changing face of early portrait photographs from the Gold Coast / Erin Haney ; Yoruba Studio photographers in Francophone West Africa / Érika Nimis ; The fieldworker and the portrait: the social relations of photography / Elisabeth L. Cameron --
Social lives. "A photograph steals the soul": the history of an idea / Z.S. Strother ; The past in the present: photographic portraiture and the evocation of multiple histories in the Bamum Kingdom of Cameroon / Christraud M. Geary ; Mombasa on display: photography and the formation of an urban public, from the 1940s onward / Isolde Brielmaier ; Portrait photography in a postcolonial age: how beauty tells the truth / Liam Buckley --
Traditions. Likeness or not: musings on portraiture in canonical African art and its implications for African portrait photography / Jean Borgatti ; Àkó-graphy: Ọ̀wọ̀ portraits / Rowland Abíọ́dún ; Visual griots: identity, aesthetics, and the social roles of portrait photographers in Mali / Candace M. Keller ; The intermediality of portraiture in Northern Côte d'Ivoire / Till Förster.
|Título da Série:||African expressive cultures.|
|Outros Títulos:||Portraiture and photography in Africa|
|Responsabilidade:||edited by John Peffer and Elisabeth L. Cameron.|
"The field of African photography has grown exponentially in recent years. Readers who think they already know a lot about either portraiture or photography will be pleasantly surprised to discover