Finding the Lost Fishermen: A Study in Recovery and Performance as Preservation

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dc.contributor.author Nii-Dortey, Moses
dc.date.accessioned 2020-07-08T13:26:42Z
dc.date.available 2020-07-08T13:26:42Z
dc.date.issued 2020-07
dc.identifier.citation This paper engages what strategic/ethical research options can be deployed for preserving, performing and documenting artworks such as The Lost Fishermen, a dying folk opera, which is arguably one of Ghana’s most successful musical artworks, created by Saka Acquaye in the immediate aftermath of Ghana’s political independence. en_ZA
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10539/29242
dc.description This paper engages what strategic/ethical research options can be deployed for preserving, performing and documenting artworks such as The Lost Fishermen, a dying folk opera, which is arguably one of Ghana’s most successful musical artworks, created by Saka Acquaye in the immediate aftermath of Ghana’s political independence. en_ZA
dc.description.abstract This paper engages what strategic/ethical research options can be deployed for preserving, performing and documenting artworks such as The Lost Fishermen, a dying folk opera, which is arguably one of Ghana’s most successful musical artworks, created by Saka Acquaye in the immediate aftermath of Ghana’s political independence. en_ZA
dc.language.iso en en_ZA
dc.publisher Arts Research Africa, The Wits School of Arts, University of the Witwatersrand en_ZA
dc.rights Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) licence. Copyright of texts: the authors, performers, and panellists Copyright of images: the authors, artists, performers, and panellists en_ZA
dc.subject artistic research, arts research, decolonisation, arts pedagogy, en_ZA
dc.title Finding the Lost Fishermen: A Study in Recovery and Performance as Preservation en_ZA
dc.type Article en_ZA
dc.description.librarian Christo Doherty 2020 en_ZA
dc.citation.doi https://doi.org/10.17605/OSF.IO/UQD38 en_ZA
dc.funder The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation en_ZA
dc.book.title Proceedings of the Arts Research Africa Conference 2020 en_ZA
dc.faculty Humanities en_ZA
dc.school The Wits School of Arts en_ZA


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