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In the Life of Cities…: Parallel Narratives of the Urban/AFRICA

In the Life of Cities…: Parallel Narratives of the Urban/AFRICA

This colloquium addresses the complex relations between urban artifacts and urban life. Architects, planners, and urban designers describe and give shape to the city,...
Kiluanji Kia Henda – ‘I Wanted to Create a Trap’ | TateShots

Kiluanji Kia Henda – ‘I Wanted to Create a Trap’ | TateShots

Meet Kiluanji Kia Henda, an Angolan artist based in Luanda.Kiluanji was in his twenties when the Angolan civil war ended in 2002. Much inspired...
“Beyond the Building” with Michael Murphy

“Beyond the Building” with Michael Murphy

0:00 - Introduction by Dean Richard Sommer 10:17 - Michael Murphy presentation 1:07:01- Q & AOn October 6, 2015, the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture,...
D’mba mask (Baga peoples)

D’mba mask (Baga peoples)

D'mba mask (Baga peoples, Guinea), 19th-20th century, wood, 118.1 x 35.3 x 67.5 cm (The Metropolitan Museum of Art) Speakers: Dr. Peri Klemm and Dr....
Lost History: the terracotta sculpture of Djenné Djenno

Lost History: the terracotta sculpture of Djenné Djenno

Seated figure, 13th century, Mali, Inland Niger Delta (Djenné peoples), terracotta, 25.4 x 29.9cm (The Metropolitan Museum of Art) ARCHES: At Risk Cultural Heritage...
Couple (Dogon peoples)

Couple (Dogon peoples)

Dogon Couplehttps://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/art-africa/west-africa/mali1/v/the-artist-project-willie-cole?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=Desc&utm_campaign=arthistory source
Kilwa Kisiwani, Tanzania

Kilwa Kisiwani, Tanzania

Speakers: Stephen Battle, Program Director, Sub-Saharan Africa, World Monuments Fund and Steven Zucker source
Bundu / Sowei Helmet Mask (Mende peoples)

Bundu / Sowei Helmet Mask (Mende peoples)

Bundu or Sowei Helmet Mask (Ndoli Jowei), Mende, Nguabu Master (Moyamba district, Sierra Leone), late 19th-early 20th century, wood and pigment, 39.4 x 23.5...
Elephant Mask, Kuosi Society, Bamileke Peoples, Cameroon

Elephant Mask, Kuosi Society, Bamileke Peoples, Cameroon

Elephant (Aka) Mask source
Contested Terrains – Part 2 | TateShots

Contested Terrains – Part 2 | TateShots

'Contested Terrains' was an exhibition by four artists working in Africa. The artists featured subvert assumptions about Africa's past and present, exploring the...