African Art as Philosophy

  • Edited by Kendell Geers
  • Binding Paperback
  • Size 20 x 27 cm
  • Pages 128
  • Illustrations 100
  • Language English
  • Year 2019
  • ISBN 9788836642991
  • Price € 15,00
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IncarNations is at once a mix and exchange between classical and contemporary art from Africa and its diasporas, looking at African art as a living philosophical practice. The masks, images and historic objects act as milestones, anchoring contemporary works in the ancient context of live creation. Taken from Sindika Dokolo’s collection, the works of African artists enter into dialogue with those of the diaspora while contemporary works are presented alongside classical works.

Artists: Sammy Baloji, William Kentridge, Tracey Rose, Wangechi Mutu, Otobong Nkanga, Yinka Shonibare, Pascale Marthine Tayou, Ana Mendieta, Kehinde Wiley, Andres Serrano, Aida Muluneh, Mwangi Hutter, Hank Willis Thomas, Tracey Rose, Adrian Piper, Lubaina Himid, Roger Ballen, Zanele Muholi, Phyllis Galembo.

Brussels, BOZAR, June - October 2019


Paul Dujardin and Sophie Lauwers

IncarNations. Nkisi We Trust
Kendell Geers

African Art as Philosophy. Senghor, Bergson and the Idea of Negritude
Souleymane Bachir Diagne

The Art Nègre Exhibition. Brussels 1930
Agnès Lacaille

The Results of a Computed Tomography (CT) Scan
Marc Ghysels

African Art: Old Idioms/New Objects in Our Fashion
Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi

The Not-so-British Museum. Is There Hope for Repatriation of the Benin Bronzes and Parthenon Marbles?
Jennifer Wilcox

Mbangu, the Grimacing Bewitched: Denouncing with Humour
Didier Mupaya Kapiten

Interview with Sindika Dokolo
Anna-Alix Koffi

Dundo Project
Agnès Lacaille