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Joanna Grabski and Carol Magee compile a compelling assortment that exhibits how interviews can be utilized to generate new that means and the way connecting with artists and their paintings can remodel inventive creation into cutting edge serious insights and data. The participants to this quantity comprise artists, museum curators, artwork historians, and anthropologists, who tackle creative construction in quite a few destinations and media to query earlier makes use of of interview and impress substitute understandings of art.

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Picturing Culture: Explorations of Film and Anthropology. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000. Snipe, Tracy. Arts and Politics in Senegal, 1960–1996. : Africa World Press, 1998. Sontag, Susan. On Photography. Harmondsworth, England: Penguin, 1978. Steiner, Christopher. African Art in Transit. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994. Sylla, Abdou. Arts plastiques et état: Trente cinq ans de mécénat au Sénégal. Dakar: Université Cheikh Anta Diop, 1998. Ukadike, N. Frank. ” Transition 78 (1999): 136–153.

That could have meant I got Sedu’s views of Mande culture without a bigger picture. But I also spent a great deal of time with other people, and so I could see areas of consensus, but also know the richness of nuance and detail as Sedu and other in­di­vidu­als engaged their culture or talked about it. From doing that I came to believe that it is the edges that are most ­interesting—the edges where society with all of its notions and practices, institutions and apparent dispositions meets in­di­vidu­als, who bring their own personalities and perspectives, knowledges and abilities to the negotiating and shaping of their society.

Blooming­ ton: Indiana University Press, 1996. Keller, Candace. D. , Indiana University, 2008. McNaughton, Patrick R. A Bird Dance near Saturday City: Sidi Ballo and the Art of West African Masquerade. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2008. ———. The Mande Blacksmiths: Knowledge, Power, and Art in West Africa. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1988. ———. Secret Sculptures of Komo: Art and Power in Bamana (Bambara) Initiation Associations. Philadelphia: Institute for the Study of Human Issues, 1979.

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