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memory
genre (subgenre):
Visual Arts (installation art)
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House of World Cultures

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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trance, vodou
genre (subgenre):
Performing Arts (dance, ritual)
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Born in Benin, Koffi Kôkô is both a voodoo priest and one of Africa’s most accomplished modern dancers, choreographers and dance-scholars. His dancing is rooted in ritual, in the initiation for communication with the gods and nature. On meeting the western world, Kôkô began...

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Crossroads:
Trance, Vodou
Genre (Subgenres):
Performing Arts (Ritual, Tanz)

Der aus Benin stammende Koffi Kôkô ist Voodoo-Priester und gleichzeitig einer der versiertesten modernen Tänzer, Choreographen und Tanzwissenschaftler Afrikas. Im Ritual, etwa in der Initiation für die Kommunikation mit den Göttern und der Natur, sind die Wurzeln seines...

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Koffi Kôkô

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homeland, identity
genre (subgenre):
Performing Arts (dance)
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In a dialogue between the traditions of her homeland Nigeria and Western dance, Sophiatou Kossoko, who has lived in Paris since1984, has developed an extremely individual and abstract language in her solos. The radical question as to the ties of the homeless self is characteristic of her work.

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Crossroads:
Heimat, Identität
Genre (Subgenres):
Performing Arts (Tanz)

Im Dialog zwischen den Traditionen ihrer Heimat Nigeria und dem westlichen Tanz hat Sophiatou Kossoko, die seit 1984 in Paris lebt, eine äußerst individuelle und abstrakte Sprache in ihren Solos entwickelt. Bestimmend für ihre Arbeit ist die radikale Frage nach der Anbindung des...

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Sophiatou Kossoko

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Film (documentary, short film)
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Idrissou Mora Kpai was born in Benin in 1967. He studied film and television directing at the Babelsberg Institute of Film and Television (Potsdam). He made several short films, including “Ausländer” (“Foreigner”, 1995) and “Fake Soldiers” (1999), which tells a story about being black in...

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Genre (Subgenres):
Film (Dokumentarfilm, Kurzfilm)

Idrissou Mora Kpai wurde 1967 in Benin geboren. Er studierte Film- und Fernsehregie an der Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen Babelsberg (Potsdam). Er realisierte mehrere Kurzfilme, darunter „Ausländer“ (1995) und „Fake Soldiers“ (1999), der „eine Geschichte über das Schwarzsein in...

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modernity, tradition
genre (subgenre):
Visual Arts (portrait, sculpture)
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Born in 1931 the sculptor Ben Osawe is thought to be one of Nigeria´s leading sculptors, though he has spent more than 20 years in exile in Benin. After initial instruction from his father, who at that time was the court sculptor of the king of Benin, Osawe went to London for 10 years, to study at...

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Crossroads:
Moderne, Tradition
Genre (Subgenres):
Bildende Kunst (Bildhauerei, Porträt)

Der Bildhauer Ben Osawe, geboren 1931, zählt zu den bedeutenden Künstlern Nigerias, obwohl er seit über zwanzig Jahren im Exil in Benin lebt. Nach einer ersten Ausbildung bei seinem Vater, damals Hofbildhauer des Königs von Benin, ging Osawe 1956 für zehn Jahre nach London,...

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Abderrahmane Sissako was born in 1961 in Kiffa, Mauritania. He spent his childhood in Mali and studied at the Moscow Film Academy before moving to Paris. His first long film, the documentary ‘Rostov-Luanda’, was shown in 1997 at the Documenta in Kassel. His film ‘Octobre’, shot in 1993 in the...

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Film (Dokumentarfilm, Video)

Abderrahmane Sissako wurde 1961 in Kiffa, Mauretanien, geboren. Er verbrachte seine Kindheit in Mali, studierte an der Filmhochschule Moskau und ging anschließend nach Paris. Sein erster längerer Film, der Dokumentarfilm „Rostov-Luanda“, war 1997 auch auf der Documenta in Kassel zu...

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Grenzerfahrung, Körper
Genre (Subgenres):
Architektur (Feng Shui)
Musik (Gagaku)
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