software, multimedia The Colonial encounter views of non-western art and culture
Promoted in its time as a celebration—or at least a fully informed study—of foreign ethnicities and customs, the 1900 World’s Fair is recognized today as a spectacle of Eurocentric myopia. This program lays bare that conceit as it interweaves arch...
Art from Dahome (1:05) -- Paris 1900: The World Fair (1:11) -- Contradiction of Colonial Images (1:07) -- Images of Dahome at 1900 World Fair (1:23) -- Justification for Colonialism (0:51) -- African Figures in 1900 World Fair (1:13) -- Symbols of...
- software, multimedia
- 1 streaming video file (24 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
- Films Media Group 2009
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