BLACK WOMANHOOD, images, icons, and ideologies of the African body

: Thompson (B.) curator & ed.

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374 pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Seattle, 2008

 

Catalogue of the travelling exhibition first shown at Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, 2008.

Includes work by Senzeni Marasela, Nandipha Mntambo, Zanele Muholi, Berni Searle and Penny Siopis.

With the essays: "The African Female Body in the Cultural Imagination" and "Decolonizing Black Bodies: personal journeys in the contemporary voice" by Barbara Thompson,
"African Women's Body Images in Postcolonial Discourse and Resistance to Neo-Crusaders" by Ifi Amadiume,
"'Les Parisiens d'Afrique': Mangbetu women as works of art" by Enid Schildkrout,
"The Black Female Body, the Postcard, and the Archives" by Christaud Geary,
"The Body of a Myth: embodying the Black mammy figure in visual culture" by Kimberly Wallace-Sanders,
"The Women Who Posed: Maudelle Bass and Florence Allen" by Carla Williams,
"Picturing the New Negro Woman" by Deborah Willis, and
"Housing and Homing the Black Female Body in France: Calixthe Beyala and the legacy of Sarah Baartman and Josephine Baker" by Ayo Abiétou Coly.