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memory
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The complex installations of the artist Georges Adéagbo, born in 1942 in Cotonou in Benin, range from documentation to narration. Starting with a central group of themes historical and cultural references, and autobiographical experiences he puts carefully chosen items like pictures,...

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apartheid, history, identity, multi-culturalism
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Visual Arts (drawing, installation art, photomontage, sculpture, video art)
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The South African artist Jane Alexander constructs creatures that seem kitschy at first glance, yet monstrous and mysterious at the second. As hybrid beings human bodies with animal heads they represent human thought and action. Their animal physiognomies embody the psychic state, the conditio...

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Apartheid, Geschichte, Identität, Multikulturalität
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Bildende Kunst (Bildhauerei, Fotomontage, Installation, Videokunst, Zeichnung)

Scheinbar kitschig auf den ersten, monströs und mysteriös auf den zweiten Blick, sind die Kreaturen der Südafrikanerin Jane Alexander. Als hybride Wesen Menschenkörper mit Tierköpfen sind sie Repräsentanten menschlichen Handelns und Fühlens. Ihre...

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everyday life, gender, labelling, sexuality
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Visual Arts (collage, installation art, painting)
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Ghada Amer was born in Cairo, Egypt, in 1963, studied painting and fine arts in Nice, Boston, and Paris, and has been exhibiting her works since the early 1990s. From the very beginning of her career, Amer has been engaged in an investigation of the stereotypical notions, images, and techniques of...

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exile, identity, racism, sexuality
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Visual Arts (photography, video art)
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Oladélé Ajiboyé Bamgboyé was born in Nigeria in 1963 and studied Chemical Engineering in Glasgow from 1981 to 1985 and Media Art in London from 1996 to 1998. He was a founding member of Street Level Gallery in Glasgow, an exhibition curator at the Cambridge Darkroom...

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Design and Crafts (jewellery)
Visual Arts (painting, sculpture, wall picture)
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Georgina Beier was born in London in 1936 and left Britain for Nigeria in the late 1950s. In 1963, she established and conducted the annual Mbari Mbayo painting and printmaking workshop in Oshogbo, which became an influential local arts center. Beier has worked in all media but is best known as a...

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Bildende Kunst (Bildhauerei, Malerei, Wandbild)
Design & Kunstgewerbe (Schmuck)

Georgina Beier wurde 1936 in London geboren, verließ Großbritannien in den späten fünfziger Jahren und zog nach Nigeria. 1963 initiierte sie den jährlichen Mbari Mbayo Workshop für Malerei und Druckgrafik in Oshogbo, den sie auch leitete. Beier arbeitet in allen...

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emigration, spirituality
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Visual Arts (graphic, painting)
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Born in 1937 Skunder Boghossian was one of Ethiopia´s most outstanding artists. After studying in London and Paris, he spent only three years in Ethiopia, in teaching at the Fine Arts School of Addis Abeba, but influenced art there over the last three decades and was followed by several Ethiopian...

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Emigration, Spiritualität
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Bildende Kunst (Grafik, Malerei)

Skunder Boghossian, geboren 1937, war einer der herausragenden Künstler Äthiopiens. Obwohl er sich nach seinem Studium in London und Paris nur für einen kurzen Zeitraum in Äthiopien aufhielt er unterrichtete drei Jahre lang an der Fine Arts School of Addis Abeba hat er die...

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Willem Hendrik Adriaan Boshoff
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apartheid, language, memory, power
genre (subgenre):
Visual Arts (installation art, sculpture)
Written and spoken word (poem)
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Willem Boshoff was born in 1951 in Vereeniging, South Africa, and has received degrees in Education and Fine Arts. For almost thirty years, Willem Boshoff has been researching the potential and qualities of language, memory, and power in conceptual, often long-term projects. Early works include...

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Apartheid, Erinnerung, Macht, Sprache
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Bildende Kunst (Bildhauerei, Installation)
Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Gedicht)

Willem Boshoff wurde 1951 in Vereeniging in Südafrika geboren und studierte Kunst und Pädagogik. Seit fast dreißig Jahren erforscht er Charakteristika und Möglichkeiten von Sprache, Gedächtnis und Macht, oft in konzeptuellen und langwierigen Projekten. Seine frühen...

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colonialism, identity, writing
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Visual Arts (drawing)
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The world, a huge text. In his drawings, Frédéric Bruly Bouabré, born in 1923 and now living in Abidjan on the Ivory Coast, continually interlaces the small with the great. In the pattern of orange-peel he can discern the earth and the heavens, and to him every round form is...

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Identität, Kolonialismus, Schrift
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Bildende Kunst (Zeichnung)

Die Welt, ein großer Text: In seinen Zeichnungen verwebt der 1923 geborene Künstler Frédéric Bruly Bouabré, der in Abidjan an der Elfenbeinküste lebt, unentwegt das Kleine mit dem Großen. Im Muster von Orangenschalen kann er die Karten der Erde und des...

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Ahmed Cherkaoui was born in 1934 in Boujad in Morocco , lived after 1956 mainly in France, but died in 1967 in Casablanca. He was one of the key modernist painters from Morocco after independence. His large-scale abstract and seemingly symbolical works combine very various influences, ranging from...

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Bildende Kunst (Malerei)

Ahmed Cherkaoui wurde 1934 in Boujad in Marokko geboren, lebte jedoch seit 1956 überwiegend in Frankreich. Er starb 1967 in Casablanca. Cherkaoui gehört zu den wichtigsten modernen Malern in Marokko nach der Unabhängigkeit. Seine großformatigen abstrakten, symbolhaft...

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Born in 1931, the Nigerian painter Uzo Egonu was one of the outstanding artists of the second half of the 20th century in England, where he lived since 1945. Influenced to the same degree by European modernism and traditional West African art, he painted pictures, to be seen in many public...

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Bildende Kunst (Collage, Malerei)

Der nigerianische Maler Uzo Egonu, geboren 1931, gehört zu den herausragenden Künstlern der zweiten Hälfte des 20. Jahrhunderts in England, Egonus Wahlheimat seit 1945. Beeinflusst von der europäischen Klassischen Moderne und der traditionellen westafrikanischen Kunst...

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Islam, spirituality
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Visual Arts (graphic, painting)
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Born in 1930 the Sudanese Ibrahim El-Salahi is one of his land´s best known artists and has an international reputation. He was a member of the Khartoum School, founded by Osman Waqialla, the aim of which was to create modern, authentically Sudanese art and aesthetic criteria. In 1975 El-Salahi was...

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