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Shangaa : art of Tanzania

Author: Gary Van Wyk; QCC Art Gallery.
Publisher: New York, NY : QCC Art Gallery, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Van Wyk; QCC Art Gallery.
ISBN: 9781936658145 1936658143
OCLC Number: 825399572
Notes: "This publication accompanies the exhibit held at the QCC Art Gallery, The City University of New York, February 22 - May 17, 2013, and Portland Museum of Art, Maine, USA, June 8 - August 25, 2013"--Title page verso.
Description: 341 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 32 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Faustino Quintanilla --
A brief history of Tanzania before 1914 --
Introduction / by Gary van Wyk --
Art practice in Tanzania: landscape, soundscape, endurance / by Gary van Wyk --
An Iramba oracle --
People on the Ruvuma: Karl Weule explores the Makonde and their neighbors / by Giselher Blesse --
Art on the frontier: sculpture and the border mentality along the Ruvuma River / by Alexander Bortolot --
Art for life among coastal peoples of Tanzania / by Fadhili Mshana --
Transformation in the sacred arts of healing in Northeastern Tanzania / by Barbara Thompson --
Performing cultures: rural traditions in the history of Tanzania's post-independence nationalist project / by Sandra Klopper & Rehema Nchimbi --
The metal regalia of Karagwe --
The Ziba mask --
With the powers of the chiefs and the spirits of the ancestors: Unyamwezi as the focus of the Herrnhut Mission in the early 20th century / by Silvia Diaz --
The Nyamwezi in the context of the art of Western Tanzania / by Gary van Wyk --
Utamaduni: Sukama art, culture, and heritage in Northwestern Tanzania / by Aimée Bessire --
Arts to astonish: animals, figures, and masks --
Some Sukuma dance groups today / by Mohamed Jaffer.
Responsibility: edited by Gary van Wyk.

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