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Video: Igue Festival, Benin City, 2002-2003
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A video showing footage from the Igue Festival in Benin City, Nigeria.
Video: Igue Festival, Benin City, 2002-2003
Video: Lost Wax Brass Casting, Benin City, 2003, 2006
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Brass Casters (Igun Eronmwon)
The copper alloys of brass and bronze were highly valued within the Benin Kingdom long before Portuguese contact. Reflecting this...
Video: Lost Wax Brass Casting, Benin City, 2003, 2006
Audio Lecture: Reading: Kwame Dawes
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Born in Ghana and raised in Jamaica, Kwame Dawes is a poet of precision, passion, and lyricism. At this event, Dawes reads from three of his books: Gomer's Song, Impossible Flying,...
Audio Lecture: Reading: Kwame Dawes
Audio Lecture: Benin--Kings and Rituals: Court Arts from Nigeria
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Art Institute curator Kathleen Bickford Berzock introduces the special exhibition Benin--Kings and Rituals: Court Arts from Nigeria.
Audio Lecture: Benin--Kings and Rituals: Court Arts from Nigeria
Audio Lecture: Edo Art and the Reconstruction of Memory
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Adepeju Layiwola, professor at University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria, expands on her entry in the landmark exhibition catalogue Benin Kings and Rituals: Court Arts from Nigeria. In her lecture...
Audio Lecture: Edo Art and the Reconstruction of Memory
Audio Lecture: The History and Transformation of a Benin Exhibition
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Barbara Plankensteiner, Museum of Ethnology, Vienna, reviews the highlights of the Art Institute's installation of Benin Kings and Rituals: Court Arts from Nigeria.
Audio Lecture: The History and Transformation of a Benin Exhibition
Audio Lecture: Courtyard Intrigues—Jostling for Chiefly Power in the Art and Life of the Benin Kingdom
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Scholar Kathy Curnow, Cleveland State University, reviews Courtyard Intrigues: Jostling for Chiefly Power in the Art and Life of the Benin Kingdom in support of the special exhibition.
Audio Lecture: Courtyard Intrigues—Jostling for Chiefly Power in the Art and Life of the Benin Kingdom
Video: Mediterranean Crossings—The Quest of "Leo Africanus"
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Historian Natalie Zemon Davis, currently an adjunct professor at the University of Toronto and best known for her book The Return of Martin Guerre, has been a pioneer in the field of social...
Video: Mediterranean Crossings—The Quest of "Leo Africanus"
Audio Lecture: African Art and the Modernist Eye
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Christa Clarke, Neward Museum, considers the influence of modernism in shaping Western perceptions of African art.
Audio Lecture: African Art and the Modernist Eye
Lesson Plan: African Myths and Stories
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In this lesson, students read stories associated with a royal altar tusk from the Kingdom of Benin in Nigeria. They read myths illustrated on the tusk and write a myth or story related to what they...
Lesson Plan: African Myths and Stories
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