Africa Remix: Contemporary Art of a Continent
"Africa Remix" is one of the only comprehensive publications on young contemporary art of the last decade in and from Africa. It features more than 80 artists from nearly 30 countries, well representing the geographic diversity of Africa--from Egypt and Morocco to South Africa. Both well-known artists, who are already established in the international scene, as well as new, emerging talents are included. In an attempt to do justice to the complexity of current artist production, this survey covers film, documentary photography, fashion, music and literature, in addition to the fine arts. Experts in the field comment on the different artistic positions represented and their sources of inspiration. Rather than relying on the traditional categories of postcolonial discourse, this publication concentrates on the "fact of the present": the artworks are seen as an expression of the direct influence of the present on the artist. An illustrated dictionary on the important aspects of African art and culture completes this fascinating study.
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