African art


“Ziliwa ziliwa? Zibuze, ziliwa?” (Where are they? Where are they? I can’t find them, where are they?) renown Ugandan Artist, fashion designer and poet Xenson (Samson Ssenkaaba) shouted, as he looked through the sack of old shoes that he’d just torn open. Donned in a dirty, old overall coat and a hat, one could tell...
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Course Description This course starts with an analysis of African art from the early beginnings to about 500 BC. Here we shall find not only tool making but also painting on rock surfaces and presumably also on the human body. In this period pottery and basketry appeared denoting the beginning of food production, fishing and...
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