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 Christopher Roy
Professor of art history, University of Iowa. Director of the “Art and Life in Africa” CDROM project and publisher of DVDs of art in Africa marketed for classroom use. His research focuses on art and expressive culture in Burkina Faso and West Africa.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 Raymond Silverman
Professor, history of art, University of Michigan. Links to various web exhibits he has curated, including two on Ethiopian artists and another on the University Museum's African artifacts collection.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 Olu Oguibe
University of Connecticut, teacher, artist, author, co-founded Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art. Oguibe's site is a very engaging web experience.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 Betty LaDuke
Betty LaDuke is an artist, art educator and author. Her books include Africa Through the Eyes of Women Artists and Africa: Women's Art, Women's Lives. She has traveled extensively in Africa, which has inspired much of her artwork.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 Carol Ventura
Professor of Art, Tennessee Technological University. Dr. Carol Ventura has written several articles in popular magazines about the crafts of Cameroon, and has published on her website many photographs and information about artisans in Foumban, Cameroon. Crafts include: metal casting, carving, batik, pottery, beadworking and basketmaking.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 Kim Vaz
Dr. Vaz teaches Women's Studies at the University of South Florida. She has authored a book titled The woman with the artistic brush: A life history of Yoruba batik artist, Nike Davies. A 31 minute companion video to the book can be viewed in its entirety on her website.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 John McCall
Professor, Department of Anthropology, Southern Illinois University. "research interests include: Nigeria, Igbo culture, historical representation, expressive culture, popular culture, electronic media in Africa, African cinema, ethnographic film, indigenous medicine, ritual practice, social organization." Links to his research sites on Nigerian modernity, a photographic archive of southeastern Nigerian art and culture, and on the Ohafia people.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
   
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