|Topics:||African Art on the Internet|
photographs (villages, primates), the watercolors of James Chapin including Congo mural paintings, birds, fish, reptiles, mammels,
excerpts from "African Reflections: Art from Northeastern Zaire," by Enid Schildkrout and Curtis A. Keim (AMNH and University of Washington Press, 1990) including their photographs of Congo musical instruments
audio (requires sound card, headset or speakers) and video
clips of the Belgian Congo Records made by the "adventurer
and filmmaker Armand Denis during his 1934-35 cross-Africa expedition.
They were among the first recordings made of the sounds of the central
Congo. The Babiara people, whose songs may be heard..... are one of the
four main tribal groups who occupy the Ituri Forest." The video clip
shows a traditional Mangbetu dance.
a bibliographic essay on sources by Paula Willey, specially prepared bibliographies on Congo Conservation (314 citations), Description & Travel (1218 citations), Maps & Atlases (220 citations). [KF]
Related article: Cartes d'identité. Les murs peints d'Afrique du Sud, in French (5 p. in PDF) from Mappemonde, 1999, No. 1 (Montpellier, France).
Murals in the Cities of South Africa, by Benoît ANTHEAUME. Includes bibliography. On the web site of the Association RECLUS.
School Walls, Walls as School in South Africa: An Outside View of Educational Institutions, by Élisabeth Deliry-Antheaume. 14 p. in PDF. Bibliography. On the site of the Wits Institute for Social & Economic Research.
Biographical and background information on each artist and their work and bibliographies. Some exhibition items are for sale. http://www.tamarin.com
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