Book , Print in English , German

Events of the self : portraiture and social identity : contemporary African photography from the Walther Collection

edited by Okwui Enwezor.
  • [Burlafingen] : Walther Collection ; Göttingen : Steidl, 2010.
  • 1st ed.
  • 445 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 33 cm
Also known as
  • Contemporary African photography from The Walther Collection
Subjects
Genre
  • Exhibition catalogs.
Contents
  • The making of a collection : a conversation / Willis E. Hartshorn and Artur Walther
  • Events of the self : portraiture and social identity
  • a conceptual framework / Okwui Enwezor
  • Portraiture and social transition: Gesture, pose, mimesis : Seydou Keïta's portraits / Okwui Enwezor
  • August Sander : to see things as they are / Gabriele Conrath-Scholl
  • Typologies and taxonomies: An archive of basic industrial forms : The work of Bernd and Hilla Becher / Virginia Heckert
  • J.D. 'Okhai Ojeikere's Nigerian hairstyles / Chika Okeke-Agulu
  • Malick Sidibé: the front of the back view / Deborah Willis
  • The black photo album : look at me, 1890-1950 / Santu Mofokeng
  • Figuration and theatricality: Neo-romantic, Afro-Atlantic : Rotimi Fani Kayode's aesthetic singularity / Kobena Mercer.
Other information
  • Accompanies exhibition in Burlafingen, Germany, opening June 2010.
  • "Featuring works by Sammy Baloji, Oladélé Ajiboyé Bamgboyé, Yto Barrada, Bernd and Hilla Becher, Candice Breitz, Allan DeSouza, Theo Eshetu, Rotimi Fani-Kayode, Samuel Fosso, David Goldblatt, Kay Hassan, Romuald Hazoumè, Pieter Hugo, Seydou Keïta, Maha Maamoun, Boubacar Touré Mandémory, Salem Mekuria, Santu Mofokeng, Zwelethu Mthethwa, Zanele Muholi, James Muriuku, Ingrid Mwangi, Grace Ndiritu, J.D. 'Okhai Ojeikere, Jo Ractliffe, August Sander, Berni Searle, Malick Sidibé, Mikhael Subotzky, Guy Tillim, Hentie van der Merwe, and Nontsike (Lolo) Veleko."
  • Includes bibliographical references.
  • Language: Text in English with German translation.
  • Eisenhower copy: Given in memory of Joel G. D. Hutzler by Carolyn Hutzler; FY2009.
  • Eisenhower copy: Given in memory of Joel G. D. Hutzler by Carolyn Hutzler; FY2009.
  • Eisenhower copy: Given in memory of Joel G. D. Hutzler by Carolyn Hutzler; FY2009.
  • Eisenhower copy: Given in memory of Joel G. D. Hutzler by Carolyn Hutzler; FY2009.
  • OCLC
ISBN
  • 9783869301570
  • 3869301570
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 644644832
  • OCLC: 644644832