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Repainting the Walls of LundaInformation Colonialism and Angolan Art$
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Delinda Collier

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780816694440

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: September 2016

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816694440.001.0001

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The Myth of Analog Africa

The Myth of Analog Africa

The Transition to Information Colonialism

Chapter:
(p.73) 2 The Myth of Analog Africa
Source:
Repainting the Walls of Lunda
Author(s):

Delinda Collier

Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816694440.003.0002

Chapter Two historicizes the book according to the analog/digital divide, particularly the logic that underlies Redinha reading of Chokwe art. The chapter discusses Chokwe sand drawing and storytelling, or sona, as a fluid system of knowledge that Redinha read as unconsciously repeated primitive symbols.

Keywords:   Analog vs digital, Jose Redinha, Chokwe art, Sand drawing, Chokwe storytelling, anthropology

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