The Philosophy of Art in Ewe Vodu Religion

dc.book.titleProceedings of the Arts Research Africa Conference 2020en_ZA
dc.citation.doihttps://doi.org/10.17605/OSF.IO/5WUGZen_ZA
dc.contributor.authorAdjei, Sela Kodjo
dc.date.accessioned2020-07-08T12:55:34Z
dc.date.available2020-07-08T12:55:34Z
dc.date.issued2020-07
dc.descriptionHow have miseducation and Eurocentric anthropological scholarship actively deluded Africans into perceiving their religion and arts as “inferior” and “barbarous”? Drawing from years of practice-based investigation into the art of the Anlo-Ewe Vodu religion, this paper interrogates and redefines the misleading theories of “fetishism” that have obscured the appreciation of Vodu art.en_ZA
dc.description.abstractHow have miseducation and Eurocentric anthropological scholarship actively deluded Africans into perceiving their religion and arts as “inferior” and “barbarous”? Drawing from years of practice-based investigation into the art of the Anlo-Ewe Vodu religion, this paper interrogates and redefines the misleading theories of “fetishism” that have obscured the appreciation of Vodu art.en_ZA
dc.description.librarianChristo Doherty 2020en_ZA
dc.facultyHumanitiesen_ZA
dc.funderThe Andrew W. Mellon Foundationen_ZA
dc.identifier.citationHow have miseducation and Eurocentric anthropological scholarship actively deluded Africans into perceiving their religion and arts as “inferior” and “barbarous”? Drawing from years of practice-based investigation into the art of the Anlo-Ewe Vodu religion, this paper interrogates and redefines the misleading theories of “fetishism” that have obscured the appreciation of Vodu art.en_ZA
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10539/29234
dc.language.isoenen_ZA
dc.publisherArts Research Africa, The Wits School of Arts, University of the Witwatersranden_ZA
dc.rightsLicensed 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 panellistsen_ZA
dc.schoolThe Wits School of Artsen_ZA
dc.subjectartistic research, arts research, decolonisation, arts pedagogy,en_ZA
dc.titleThe Philosophy of Art in Ewe Vodu Religionen_ZA
dc.typeArticleen_ZA
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