MBILI COLLOQIUM

MBILI – A 2ND COLLOQIUM ON EASTERN AFRICAN VISUAL TRADITIONS
Wednesday September 13th 14.00 – 20.00; Thursday September 14th 10.00 – 13.00
Stevenson Lecture Theatre, British Museum

The programme will include a number of Tanzanian topics; for example:

Farouk Topan Swahili Aesthetics: some observations
Lagat Hazina Project/Exhibition (British Museum and National Museum, Kenya
Jackie Guille Contemporary craft in eastern Africa: weaving links
Said El-Gheithy Curating Princess Salmé of Zanzibar
Chris Spring ‘Kanga’; ‘Tree of Life’
Ralph Isaacs Tingatinga and reminiscences of art in 1960s Tanzania
Hassan Arero & Elsbeth Court Summary session: themes and directions in East Africa’s Visual and Material Culture the study of visual traditions
Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher African ceremonies: 30 years of Photography

Admission free. Details and registration:

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