Tour through the exhibition at Martin-Gropius-Bau

The Photo Tour follows the different themes exhibition. Between these, and partially connected to them, is "Shift: History, Identity, Authenticity", a comprehensive theme to which diverse artistic positions are allocated.

The sequence of themes in our tour and the rooms where they start:

Towards Independence and Liberation
>> Room 1

Modernism and African Art
>> Room 2

The Triple Heritage: Africa, Islam, Christianity
>> Room 4

Medina, Kasbah, Native Quarter, Township and the Settler's city. Architecture/Space and Colonial Power
>> Room 10

The Colonial Text and Postcolonial Archive. Art, Cinema and Visual Culture after Independence.
>> Room 16

Living the Highlife: Music and Popular Culture
>> Room 17

Towards African Liberation. Independence Now!
>> Room 19

Pan-Africanism, Negritude, Modernism and Nation Building
>> Room 20

Shift: History, Identity, Authenticity
>> Diverse rooms- see above

 

© Map: Haupt & Binder

The Short Century

Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa 1945 - 1994. African Art and History. Exhibition in Munich, Berlin, Chicago, New York, 2001 - 2002. Curator: Okwui Enwezor.

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