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Title: Africa and the West : a contested dialogue in modern and contemporary ceramics
Author: Bagley, Kim Tracy
ISNI:       0000 0004 5351 9818
Awarding Body: University of Brighton
Current Institution: University of Brighton
Date of Award: 2014
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This practice-led research in the field of handmade ceramics explores what Africa means and how it is represented in ceramic practice. This is addressed through two research questions. The first is how can ceramics be used to picture, interpret and understand contemporary Africa? The second is what does ‘Africa’ or ‘African-ness’ mean in modern and contemporary ceramic practice set in various contexts, institutional and otherwise? The two questions address the construction and representation of African-ness respectively. There are many different grounds for understanding African-ness which are explored in detail.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: W000 Creative Arts and Design