Catalogue


Der Mond als Schuh : Zeichnungen der San ; Zeichnungen und Aquarelle von Diä!kwain, Han=kass'o, !Nanni, Tamme, Uma und Da /
herausgegeben von Miklós Szalay ; mit Beiträgen von Megan Biesele ... [et al.] = The moon as shoe : drawings of the San ; drawings and watercolours by Diä!kwain, Ha n=kass'o, !Nanni, Tamme, Uma und Da / edited by Miklós Szalay ; with contributions by Megan Biesele ... [et al.].
imprint
Zürich : Scheidegger & Spiess, 2002.
description
310 p. : ill. (partly col.), ports. ; 28 cm.
ISBN
3858811386 (hd.bd.)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Zürich : Scheidegger & Spiess, 2002.
isbn
3858811386 (hd.bd.)
general note
Catalog of an exhibition held Sept. 28, 2002-Jan. 5, 2003 at the Völkerkundemuseum of the University of Zurich and Apr. 27-June 30, 2003 at the South African National Museum, Iziko Museums of Cape Town.
language note
German and English.
catalogue key
5297629
A Look Inside
Reviews
Review Quotes
"The book is high-quality in both form and content and it shows entirely new aspects of the history of the San."
"The book is high-quality in both form and content and it shows entirely new aspects of the history of the San."Thomas Widlock,Anthropos
"The book is high-quality in both form and content and it shows entirely new aspects of the history of the San."Thomas Widlock, Anthropos
"The book is high-quality in both form and content and it shows entirely new aspects of the history of the San."--Thomas Widlock, Anthropos (Germany)
"Wonderfully expressive drawings and watercolors by the oldest indigenous people of southern Africa."
"Wonderfully expressive drawings and watercolors by the oldest indigenous people of southern Africa."-- Kunst-Bulletin (Switzerland)
"Wonderfully expressive drawings and watercolors by the oldest indigenous people of southern Africa."Kunst-Bulletin(Switzerland)
"Wonderfully expressive drawings and watercolors by the oldest indigenous people of southern Africa."--"Kunst-Bulletin" (Switzerland)
"Wonderfully expressive drawings and watercolors by the oldest indigenous people of southern Africa." Kunst-Bulletin (Switzerland)
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Summaries
Long Description
The San people have lived for thousands of years on the harsh plains of Kalahari in southern Africa and are the oldest indigenous people of the region. At the end of the nineteenth century, anthropologists Wilhelm Bleek and Lucy Lloyd traveled to southern Africa to document the San's language and culture through their drawings. Now assembled for the first time in "The Moon as Shoe," the drawings of the San come together in a striking visual essay of San history and culture. The diverse array of colorful watercolors and sketches were primarily created by six San men interviewed by Bleek and Lloyd. Augmenting the brilliant image reproductions are expert essays by distinguished contributors such as Elias Canetti and Megan Biesele. The volume also features additional contemporary works by Ivory Coast artist Frederic Bruly Bouabre and South African artist Keith Dietrich. A wholly original and compelling collection of indigenous art, "The Moon as Shoe "is essential for all collectors and scholars of African art.
Main Description
The San people have lived for thousands of years on the harsh plains of Kalahari in southern Africa
Main Description
The San people have lived for thousands of years on the harsh plains of Kalahari in southern Africa and are the oldest indigenous people of the region. At the end of the nineteenth century, anthropologists Wilhelm Bleek and Lucy Lloyd traveled to southern Africa to document the San's language and culture through their drawings. Now assembled for the first time in The Moon as Shoe, the drawings of the San come together in a striking visual essay of San history and culture. The diverse array of colorful watercolors and sketches were primarily created by six San men interviewed by Bleek and Lloyd. Augmenting the brilliant image reproductions are expert essays by distinguished contributors such as Elias Canetti and Megan Biesele. The volume also features additional contemporary works by Ivory Coast artist Frederic Bruly Bouabre and South African artist Keith Dietrich. A wholly original and compelling collection of indigenous art, The Moon as Shoe is essential for all collectors and scholars of African art.
Main Description
The San people have lived for thousands of years on the harsh plains of Kalahari in southern Africa and are the oldest indigenous people of the region. At the end of the nineteenth century, anthropologists Wilhelm Bleek and Lucy Lloyd traveled to southern Africa to document the San's language and culture through their drawings. Now assembled for the first time in The Moon as Shoe , the drawings of the San come together in a striking visual essay of San history and culture. The diverse array of colorful watercolors and sketches were primarily created by six San men interviewed by Bleek and Lloyd. Augmenting the brilliant image reproductions are expert essays by distinguished contributors such as Elias Canetti and Megan Biesele. The volume also features additional contemporary works by Ivory Coast artist Frederic Bruly Bouabre and South African artist Keith Dietrich. A wholly original and compelling collection of indigenous art, The Moon as Shoe is essential for all collectors and scholars of African art.
Main Description
The San people have lived for thousands of years on the harsh plains of Kalahari in southern Africa and are the oldest indigenous people of the region. At the end of the nineteenth century, anthropologists Wilhelm Bleek and Lucy Lloyd travelled to southe
Main Description
The San people have lived for thousands of years on the harsh plains of Kalahari in southern Africa and are the oldest indigenous people of the region. At the end of the nineteenth century, anthropologists Wilhelm Bleek and Lucy Lloyd travelled to southern Africa to document the San's language and culture through their drawings. Now assembled for the first time in The Moon as Shoe, the drawings of the San come together in a striking visual essay of San history and culture. The diverse array of colourful watercolours and sketches were primarily created by six San men interviewed by Bleek and Lloyd. Augmenting the brilliant image reproductions are expert essays by distinguished contributors such as Miklós Szalay, Megan Biesele, and Elias Canetti. The volume also features additional contemporary works by Ivory Coast artist Frédéric Bruly Bouabre and South African artist Keith Dietrich. A wholly original and compelling collection of indigenous art, The Moon as Shoe is essential for all collectors and scholars of African art. Text in English and German.
Table of Contents
Preface
Miklos Szalay
Ethnography
An Ethnographic Sketch of the /Xam
A Sketch of !Xun Ethnography
Relationships between the San Drawings and Rock Art
Oral Traditions
Presentiment and Transformation among the Bushmen
Plates DiÄ!Kwain /Han (Does Not Equal) Kass'o !
Reflections Frédéric
The people are in the fruits and the fruits are in the people
"Supposed to be a plant living near the mountain"
Glossary The Authors
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