Virtual, interactive visit to the exhibition "African Voices" by the Smithsonian Institution / National Museum of Natural History. You can watch market scenes, make your own mudcloth or listen to sounds from different regions. [editors ilissAfrica]
Accompanying site to the exhibition "Mode in Afrika" ("Fashion in Africa") by Ms. Luttmann, with photos, programs, cities, in which the exhibition took/will take place, media feedback and information about the director of the exhibition. See also the book: Luttmann, Ilsemargret (Hrsg.) ; Albers, Malinde, 2005: Mode in Afrika : Mode als Mittel der Selbstinszenierung und Ausdruck der Moderne ; Katalog zur Ausstellung, Museum für Völkerkunde Hamburg: September - Oktober 2005. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Foundation for modern art from and for Africa, based in Cotonou, Benin. You can find information about previous and current exhibitions, about artists (including writers) and photographs from the exhibitions. Furthermore, there is information baout some projects of the foundation, like e.g. the "Cultural Bus" and the "Mini-Libraries". ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Homepage of the exhibition "Porträt Afrika" by the Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin in the year 2000. It was devoted to a completely different picture of the African continent: cities and their current transformations.On the following pages you can visit the seven thematic sections of "Portrait Africa", with a wealth of pictures and artist biographies, as well as informative texts and excerpts from interviews.
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Homepgae of the African & Middle Eastern Division of the Library of Congress. You will find may resources, including an Online Illustrated Guide, special sites for everey country with indications to events, exhibitions or video files about them, special project sites etc. [editors ilissAfrica]
Homepage of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. You will find extensive information on their exhibitions ( including pictures) and background information on the regions, cultures, artists, time periods etc. the objects that are exhibited came from. (see tabel of contents). [editors ilissAfrica]
Very multi-sided information about arts and artists in Africa. There is an extra site for every country, which informs you about artists, events, projects, conferences or other news. On the very bottom of the site (in very small letters), you can find further links to arts in the respective countries. The sites are filled by the users / artists themselves. The languages conform to the respective countries (English, French, Portuguese). ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The yellow "Virtual Projects" is the core piece of this site. There you can find virtual exhibitions by different artists, sometimes including extensive documentation ( like in the projects about the Rwanda Genocide or the Cartoons in Tanzania). The green "Documentation" only functions with the search and not with the browsing and doesn't offer that much. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Online exhibition which is based on the material of the collaborative research unit on Arid Climate, Adaptation and Cultural Innovation in Africa (University of Cologne). Furthermore, you can find information about and some samples of the "Atlas of Cultural and Environmental Change in Arid Africa". [editors ilissAfrica]
Homepage of the Art Gallery of the Yale University, sub-site for African Art: contains a brief introduction with suggestions for reading / a small bibliography, and pictures of the pieces of the collection including a brief explanatory text. "The collection is strongest in ritual figures and masks from West and Central Africa."
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