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Published: 20 March 2020

352 Pages | 35 illus.


ISBN: 9780190692339

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The Art of Emergency

Aesthetics and Aid in African Crises

Edited by Chérie Rivers Ndaliko and Samuel Anderson

  • The first comparative analysis of aesthetics and art production amidst humanitarian interventions throughout Africa
  • Explores the role of art in development projects and experiential conditions of crisis
  • Features a multidisciplinary approach from anthropologists, ethnomusicologists and performance theorists
  • Offers valuable insight for humanitarian policy-makers and activists

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