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View Resource Claiming Art Reclaiming Space: Post Apartheid Art From South Africa

The Smithsonian National Museum of African Art presents this Web version of an exhibition that examines the effects of Apartheid and the post-Apartheid era on artists' creative expression in South Africa. A quote by artist David Koloane introduces the show, "Apartheid was a politics of space more than anything. . . . Apartheid legislation was denying people the right to move." The exhibition has...
View Resource African Voices

Released this month, African Voices, a Website from the Smithsonian, dynamically presents cross-sections of the history, culture, and art of Africa. The history section offers an interactive timeline providing text and some striking images to narrate Africa's history beginning with the first evidence of human ancestors and continuing through the ancient civilizations of the Nile on down to...
View Resource Imagine Africa

What is Africa? It's a broad and important question, and it is something that the folks at the University of Pennsylvania's Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology find fascinating. This website is part of a 12-month project designed to look into the thoughts of visitors to the museum. The museum is also concerned with the thoughts of others who can't make the trip to Philadelphia, and users of...