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Amselle, Jean-Loup. – L’art de la friche. Essai sur l’art africain contemporain

Les mots de la migration Jun 12, To approach African contemporary art only through the prism of the Western gaze and discourse would provide a rather incomplete picture; the artists’ strategies of self-assertion and ethnic marketing in the jungle of Western stereotypes and expectations form another promising field of inquiry. Classicisms and primitivisms can often be conceived as subsequently alternating phases within art cycles.

This reason is very productive and generates classical oppositions such as the State versus the segmentary society, productive societies and improductive ones, literal and oral groups, and Islam or Christianity versus paganism.

Cultural relativism is not able to realize that it is Western anthropology that invents separate ethnic groups as its objects of study. The book begins with two quite theoretical chapters, which positions Amselle in a kind of postcolonial discourse even though I haven?

L ’empire de la coutume 1 Nov There’s a problem loading this menu at the moment. Are you an author? He draws both on his own fieldwork aamselle West Africa, but his main achievement seems to be to rewrite history and reread anthropological and historical notions, aided by the framework and analytical tools he earlier introduced.


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Provide feedback about this page. Only 2 left in stock – order soon. Later, the network of cultural and artistic initiatives was extended and expanded and, inFespaco was inaugurated. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. The book thus takes up a Cliffordian perspective and probes a critical and, at times, ironical ethnography of the West in its rather slowly changing relations to Africa. There is no book on African art, in which the connections to the West have been analyzed with a similar theoretical rigour and wit.

Previous Page 1 2 3 Next Page. Jean-Loup Amselles moves in the tension area between avoiding creating essences? Only 3 left in stock – order soon.

In the first chapter, the author explores Western practices of appropriation and recycling of African art: Nouvelles Editions Lignes [Paperback] 6 Nov Education Expand Education Minimize Education.

The fact that groups today tend to search? The practice of naming things and people, tend to be more due to chance in connection with circumstances of the moment than to a stable reality.

Amselle identifies as a major weakness and deficit of the postcolonial and postmodern posture the implicit philosophy of an end of history. A question that remains unanswered after reading Amselles book and his convincing arguments against various essences is: Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biog.


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While the author repeatedly links the developments in the arts with the globalization discourse in the social qmselle, he keeps throughout the whole book a rather critical distance to postcolonial theory. Temporarily out of stock.