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Title:A saint in the city: Sufi arts of urban Senegal
Authors:Roberts, Allen F.ISNI
Roberts, Mary NooterISNI
Year:2003
Pages:284
Language:English
City of publisher:Los Angeles
Publisher:UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History
ISBN:0930741935
Geographic term:Senegal
Subjects:Sufism
arts
exhibition catalogues (form)
pictorial works (form)
art
Mourides
About person:Ahmadu Bamba (c. 1850-1927)
Abstract:Preface / Mamadou DioufIntroduction: Aura and Icon in Contemporary SenegalCh. 1. Mystical reproductions: Photography and the authentic simulacrumCh. 2. Portraits of the hidden side: Sanctifying domestic spaceCh. 3. Stations in a life: Glass paintings as visual hagiographyCh. 4. Apostles of hard work: Sheikh Ibra Fall and the Baye Fall movementCh. 5. 'Walls that speak': Public art and postcolonial memoryCh. 6. Mouride women: In the mirror of the motherCh. 7. Healing words: Mouride arts of writing and inscriptionCh. 8. Contemporary art and a 'Mouride way of reasoning'Ch. 9. An architecture of the wordCh. 10. Pilgrimage and exile, transcendence and prosperity.
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