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Bamako SoundsThe Afropolitan Ethics of Malian Music$
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Ryan Thomas Skinner

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780816693498

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: January 2016

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816693498.001.0001

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Artistiya

Artistiya

Chapter:
(p.47) Chapter 2 Artistiya
Source:
Bamako Sounds
Author(s):

Ryan Thomas Skinner

Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816693498.003.0003

Chapter 2 thickly describes the status and identity that is at the center of this study: the “artist” and its related social and professional mode of being, artistiya (artist-ness). It presents extended reflection on what it means to be an artist in Mali in an era of postcolonial neoliberalism and globalization.

Keywords:   Mali, Music, Ethics, Afropolitanism, African Studies, Cultural Studies, Postcolonial Studies, Ethnomusicology

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