The Archaeology of Origin : Transnational Visions of Africa in a Borderless Cinema

Petty, Sheila. The Archaeology of Origin : Transnational Visions of Africa in a Borderless Cinema. Halifax, NS: Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery; Regina, Sask.: s.n., 1999.

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Abstract (English)

Catalogue published in conjunction with a film series presented at Mount Saint Vincent University (Halifax) and the Dunlop Gallery (Regina). Petty’s interpretations of seven films and videos by black film and video makers working outside Africa, focus on how the concept of origin relates to black diasporic experience. Issues of migration, exile, slavery, racism, memory and healing are addressed. Includes a 46 list with brief descriptions of each film, as well as biographical notes on the artists. 8 bibl. ref.

Types: Catalogues
All Contributors: Petty, Sheila (Curator); Petty, Sheila (Author); Jenkner, Ingrid (Prefacer); Marzolf, Helen (Prefacer)
Dossier: 343 - MOUNT SAINT VINCENT UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY (MSVU ART GALLERY) (Halifax)
Collation: 35 p. : 29 ill. ; 20 x 20 cm
ISBN: 1895215935
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Halifax, NS: Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery; Regina, Sask.: s.n.
Artists: Inkster, Dana; Peck, Raoul; Gerima, Haile; Phillips, Colina; Palcy, Euzhan; Mekuria, Salem; Akomfrah, John
Critics / Curators / Historians: Petty, Sheila
Art Organizations: Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery (MSVU ART GALLERY) (Halifax)
Event Statement: A film series screened at Mount Saint Vincent University (Halifax) in Feb. 2000, and at the Dunlop Art Gallery (Regina) in Mar. 2000.
Keywords: AFRICAN CULTURE; BLACK CULTURE; BLACK DIASPORA; RACE; DIASPORA; SLAVERY
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Date Deposited: 01 Jun 2001
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2012 17:14
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/13851
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