African Art, Interviews, Narratives: Bodies Of Knowledge At Work by Joanna GrabskiAfrican Art, Interviews, Narratives: Bodies Of Knowledge At Work by Joanna Grabski

African Art, Interviews, Narratives: Bodies Of Knowledge At Work

byJoanna Grabski, Carol Magee

Paperback | May 28, 2013

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Joanna Grabski and Carol Magee bring together a compelling collection that shows how interviews can be used to generate new meaning and how connecting with artists and their work can transform artistic production into innovative critical insights and knowledge. The contributors to this volume include artists, museum curators, art historians, and anthropologists, who address artistic production in a variety of locations and media to question previous uses of interview and provoke alternative understandings of art.

Joanna Grabski is Associate Professor and Chair of Art History at Denison University.Carol Magee is Associate Professor of Art History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is author of Africa in the American Imagination: Popular Culture, Racialized Identities, and African Visual Culture.
Title:African Art, Interviews, Narratives: Bodies Of Knowledge At WorkFormat:PaperbackDimensions:206 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.5 inPublished:May 28, 2013Publisher:Indiana University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0253006910

ISBN - 13:9780253006912

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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Work of Interviews
Carol Magee and Joanna Grabski
1. Talking to People about Art
Patrick McNaughton
2. Ghostly Stories: Interviews with Artists in Dakar and the Productive Space around Absence
Joanna Grabski
3. Can the Artist Speak? Hamid Kachmar's Subversive Redemptive Art of Resistance
Joseph Jordan
4. Photography, Narrative Interventions, and (Cross) Cultural Representations
Carol Magee
5. Narrating the Artist: Seyni Camara and the Multiple Constructions of the Artistic Persona
Silvia Forni
6. Interview--Akinbode Akinbiyi
Akinbode Akinbiyi
7. Inter-Weaving Narratives of Art and Activism: Sandra Kriel's Heroic Women
Kim Miller
8. Politics of Narrative at the African Burial Ground in NYC: The Final Monument
Andrea E. Frohne
9. Who Owns the Past: Constructing an Art History of a Malian Masquerade
Mary Jo Arnoldi
10. Framing Practices: Artists' Voices and the Power of Self-Representation
Christine Mullen Kreamer
11. Undisciplined Knowledge
Allan deSouza and Allyson Purpura
Appendix: Interlocutors

Editorial Reviews

"In these essays, one hears the narratives and learns the perspectives of a diverse group of people that greatly illuminate both meaning and intent." -African Studies Review