Import-Export of Contemporary African art
The Dakar Biennale and Wikipedia
as systems of knowledge distribution and sharki...
© Iman Issa, Going Places, Cairo, 2003.
© Iman Issa, Going Places, Cairo, 2003.
1.

© Paola Di Bello, Paris, 1994.
2.

1990

1992

1996

1998

2000

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

2012

Dak’Art - Biennale de Dakar.
3.

Wikipedia. © & ™ All rights reserved, Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.
4.

Creative Commons licenses.
© Hala Elkoussy, (re)construction, 2003..
© Tsesler & Voichenko, Welcome, Minsk, Road sign.
© Mounir Fatmi, Les connexions, 2003-2004, installation
1.

© Paola Di Bello, Paris, 1994.
Soweto uprising.
© Rasheed Araeen.
Chimurenga Library network.
Connecting Cultures.
© CulturesFrance (with Labiomatic) Visual Identity, project not selected, 2006.
Pro Helvetia, website, still 2008.
Africa Remix.
Biennial Foundation website, still 2010.
2.

1990

1992

1996

1998

2000

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

2012

Dak’Art - Biennale de Dakar.
Structure of Dak’Art - Biennale de Dakar, Iolanda Pensa and Federica Verona, cc by-sa.
© Tsesler & Voichenko.
© Samuel Fosso, La Femme américaine libérée des années 70, Série Tati, autoportrait I-V, 1997, coloured photography. In Af...
© Basim Magdy, Superman Will Save Us All, Cairo, 2002, postcard.
Site-specific events and institutions in Dakar, Iolanda Pensa and Stefano Baseggio, 2005, cc by-sa.
Study of contemporary African Art patterns, exhibitions and publications, 1960-2005, Iolanda Pensa, cc by.sa.
3.

Wikipedia. © & ™ All rights reserved, Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.
© Information Architects, Web Trand Map 2007/V2, 2007.
Chris Harrison, WikiViz, 2006
Wikipedia Zero.
Kiwix, Wikipedia offline.
http://education.wikia.com/wiki/Education:Main_Page.
Framasoft et Wikimedia France proposent en 2012 une clé USB contenant l'encyclopédie libre Wikipédia accompagnée de plusie...
© Jane Alexander, Courtesy Africa Screams,Vienna, 2004.
© Bili Bidjocka, Ecriture Infinie, http://www.ecritureinfinie.org.
© Mounir Fatmi, Sortir de l'histoire, 2005-2006, cassettes VHS, photos, sons et vidéo.
Erik Zachte, May 2011. CC BY-SA
© Maha Maamoun, Going Places: A Project for Public Busses, Le Caire, 2003-2004.
© Yinka Shonibare, Scramble for Africa, 2000 in Looking Both Ways: Art of the Contemporary African Diaspora, 2003. Commiss...
© Mounir Fatmi, G8 Les balais, 2004, installation.
© Goddy Leye, We are the world, 2006, still from video.
4.

Creative Commons licenses.
Robin Good, http://www.masternewmedia.org
© Lara Baladi.
Far usare le licenze a istituzioni
Raccolte Extraeuropee del Castello Sforzesco, Milano, Wikimedia Commons, cc by-sa.
The National Archives UK, Wikimedia Commons, cc by-sa.
National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Wikimedia Commons, cc by-sa.
International Institute for
Communication and Development

AfricaFilms.tv

Sustainable Sanitation Alliance
Heinrich-Böll-S...
doual’art Douala Cameroon, Wikimedia Commons, cc by-sa.
List of public art in Douala, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_public_art_in_Douala, Wikipedia, cc by-sa.
DensityDesign Research Lab-INDACO Department Politecnico di Milano, Fondazione Cariplo on Wikipedia in Italian, 09/2011, C...
Permissions - Wikimedia Commons <permissions-commons@wikimedia.org>

I hereby assert that I am the creator and/or sole own...
© Fabio Vanin, Maputo, città aperta: Indagini su una capitale africana, Ph.D. dissertation, Università IUAV di Venezia, 20...
© Chacho Pueble, his great-aunt and photos by his sister Lula, http://www.behance.net/gallery/Grandmother-Tips/2392946.
Iolanda Pensa, http://iopensa.it, 13/11/2013.
Import-Export of Contemporary African art: The Dakar Biennale and Wikipedia as systems of knowledge distribution and sharing
Import-Export of Contemporary African art: The Dakar Biennale and Wikipedia as systems of knowledge distribution and sharing
Import-Export of Contemporary African art: The Dakar Biennale and Wikipedia as systems of knowledge distribution and sharing
Import-Export of Contemporary African art: The Dakar Biennale and Wikipedia as systems of knowledge distribution and sharing
Import-Export of Contemporary African art: The Dakar Biennale and Wikipedia as systems of knowledge distribution and sharing
Import-Export of Contemporary African art: The Dakar Biennale and Wikipedia as systems of knowledge distribution and sharing
Import-Export of Contemporary African art: The Dakar Biennale and Wikipedia as systems of knowledge distribution and sharing
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Import-Export of Contemporary African art: The Dakar Biennale and Wikipedia as systems of knowledge distribution and sharing. Presentation at INHA Paris, 13/11/2013. Invitation by Maureen Murphy. Séminaire Histoire des arts de l’Afrique: L’institutionnalisation de l’histoire de l’art en tant que discipline, est indissociable de la constitution d’un récit national, voire nationaliste. Ce séminaire interrogera les modalités d’ouverture de ce champ aux arts dits « autres », en portant une attention particulière aux arts d’Afrique. La question du primitivisme et de l’art brut sera abordée, de même que l’ouverture plus récente aux arts contemporains.

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  1. 1. Import-Export of Contemporary African art The Dakar Biennale and Wikipedia as systems of knowledge distribution and sharking. Iolanda Pensa io@pensa.it, http://iopensa.it Séminaire Histoire des arts de l’Afrique, INHA, Paris, 13/11/2013.
  2. 2. © Iman Issa, Going Places, Cairo, 2003.
  3. 3. © Iman Issa, Going Places, Cairo, 2003.
  4. 4. 1. © Paola Di Bello, Paris, 1994.
  5. 5. 2. 1990 1992 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 Dak’Art - Biennale de Dakar.
  6. 6. 3. Wikipedia. © & ™ All rights reserved, Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.
  7. 7. 4. Creative Commons licenses.
  8. 8. © Hala Elkoussy, (re)construction, 2003..
  9. 9. © Tsesler & Voichenko, Welcome, Minsk, Road sign.
  10. 10. © Mounir Fatmi, Les connexions, 2003-2004, installation
  11. 11. 1. © Paola Di Bello, Paris, 1994.
  12. 12. Soweto uprising.
  13. 13. © Rasheed Araeen.
  14. 14. Chimurenga Library network.
  15. 15. Connecting Cultures.
  16. 16. © CulturesFrance (with Labiomatic) Visual Identity, project not selected, 2006.
  17. 17. Pro Helvetia, website, still 2008.
  18. 18. Africa Remix.
  19. 19. Biennial Foundation website, still 2010.
  20. 20. 2. 1990 1992 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 Dak’Art - Biennale de Dakar.
  21. 21. Structure of Dak’Art - Biennale de Dakar, Iolanda Pensa and Federica Verona, cc by-sa.
  22. 22. © Tsesler & Voichenko.
  23. 23. © Samuel Fosso, La Femme américaine libérée des années 70, Série Tati, autoportrait I-V, 1997, coloured photography. In Africa Remix, p. 124.
  24. 24. © Basim Magdy, Superman Will Save Us All, Cairo, 2002, postcard.
  25. 25. Site-specific events and institutions in Dakar, Iolanda Pensa and Stefano Baseggio, 2005, cc by-sa.
  26. 26. Study of contemporary African Art patterns, exhibitions and publications, 1960-2005, Iolanda Pensa, cc by.sa.
  27. 27. 3. Wikipedia. © & ™ All rights reserved, Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.
  28. 28. © Information Architects, Web Trand Map 2007/V2, 2007.
  29. 29. Chris Harrison, WikiViz, 2006
  30. 30. Wikipedia Zero.
  31. 31. Kiwix, Wikipedia offline.
  32. 32. http://education.wikia.com/wiki/Education:Main_Page.
  33. 33. Framasoft et Wikimedia France proposent en 2012 une clé USB contenant l'encyclopédie libre Wikipédia accompagnée de plusieurs dizaines de logiciels libres.
  34. 34. © Jane Alexander, Courtesy Africa Screams,Vienna, 2004.
  35. 35. © Bili Bidjocka, Ecriture Infinie, http://www.ecritureinfinie.org.
  36. 36. © Mounir Fatmi, Sortir de l'histoire, 2005-2006, cassettes VHS, photos, sons et vidéo.
  37. 37. Erik Zachte, May 2011. CC BY-SA
  38. 38. © Maha Maamoun, Going Places: A Project for Public Busses, Le Caire, 2003-2004.
  39. 39. © Yinka Shonibare, Scramble for Africa, 2000 in Looking Both Ways: Art of the Contemporary African Diaspora, 2003. Commissioned by and courtesy Museum for African Art NY.
  40. 40. © Mounir Fatmi, G8 Les balais, 2004, installation.
  41. 41. © Goddy Leye, We are the world, 2006, still from video.
  42. 42. 4. Creative Commons licenses.
  43. 43. Robin Good, http://www.masternewmedia.org
  44. 44. © Lara Baladi.
  45. 45. Far usare le licenze a istituzioni
  46. 46. Raccolte Extraeuropee del Castello Sforzesco, Milano, Wikimedia Commons, cc by-sa.
  47. 47. The National Archives UK, Wikimedia Commons, cc by-sa.
  48. 48. National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Wikimedia Commons, cc by-sa.
  49. 49. International Institute for Communication and Development AfricaFilms.tv Sustainable Sanitation Alliance Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung Brooklyn Museum Feed My Starving Children Gambia National Museum Zanzibar National Museum Seychelles People Defense Forces Museum (SPDF) Dataset of administrations in Botswana Phuthidikabo Museum, Mochudi, Botswana Uganda National Museum Orange and Orange Foundation (free Wikipedia on mobile phones) Western Province Government – Department of museums - 28 museums in Western Cape Province, South Africa, Bartolomeu Dias Museum, Beaufort-West Museum, Caledon Museum, Cango Caves Museum, Cape Medical Museum, CP Nel Museum, Drostdy Museum, Fransie Pienaar Museum, Genadendal Mission Museum, George Museum, Groot-Brakrivier Museum, Hout Bay Museum, Huguenot Memorial Museum, Jan Dankaert Museum, Koopmans De Wet House Museum, Montagu Museum, Old Harbour Museum, Paarl Museum, Robertson Museum, SA Fisheries Museum, Sendinggestig(Missionary)Museum, Shipwreck Museum, Simon's Town Museum, Stellenbosch Museum, Transport Riders Museum, Wellington Museum, Wheat Industry Museum, Worcester Museum Creative Commons affiliate Event: conference/training/workshop Presentations and events Research Sungani Zakwathu Cultural Heritage Promotions Postal Museum, Matengatenga, Malawi Archives Notebooks (Detour, myDetour, WikiAfrica special editions) Wiki Loves Monuments WikiAfrica/Share Your Knowledge 2012. Iolanda Pensa, status report with mistakes, 2013, CC by-sa. Status http://outreach.wikimedia.org/wiki/GLAM/Case_studies/WikiAfrica/Share_Your_Knowledge/Institutions
  50. 50. doual’art Douala Cameroon, Wikimedia Commons, cc by-sa.
  51. 51. List of public art in Douala, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_public_art_in_Douala, Wikipedia, cc by-sa.
  52. 52. DensityDesign Research Lab-INDACO Department Politecnico di Milano, Fondazione Cariplo on Wikipedia in Italian, 09/2011, CC BY-SA.
  53. 53. Permissions - Wikimedia Commons <permissions-commons@wikimedia.org> I hereby assert that I am the creator and/or sole owner of the exclusive copyright of WORK [ insert link ]. I agree to publish that work under the free license Creative Commons attribution share-alike 3.0. I acknowledge that I grant anyone the right to use the work in a commercial product, and to modify it according to their needs. I am aware that I always retain copyright of my work, and retain the right to be attributed in accordance with the license chosen. Modifications others make to the work will not be attributed to me. I am aware that the free license only concerns copyright, and I reserve the option to take action against anyone who uses this work in a libelous way, or in violation of personality rights, trademark restrictions, etc. I acknowledge that I cannot withdraw this agreement, and that the work may or may not be kept permanently on a Wikimedia project. DATE, NAME OF THE COPYRIGHT HOLDER
  54. 54. © Fabio Vanin, Maputo, città aperta: Indagini su una capitale africana, Ph.D. dissertation, Università IUAV di Venezia, 2009, n. 12. Comparative analysis of the porosity of a formal and informal settlement of Maputo.
  55. 55. © Chacho Pueble, his great-aunt and photos by his sister Lula, http://www.behance.net/gallery/Grandmother-Tips/2392946.
  56. 56. Iolanda Pensa, http://iopensa.it, 13/11/2013.

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