Archives mensuelles : mai, 2001

Analyse

Mérimée’s character, who became a great opera classic with Bizet, is a film classic too with no less than 52 film versions. Joseph Gaye Ramaka adopts the Carmen myth in…

Analyse

catalogues of collective exhibitions – In/Sight African Photographers. 1940 to the Present, New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, 1996, 275p. – Fundacion « La Caixa » (collective) : Retrats de l’ànima. Fotografia…

Entretien

You would appear to be the only  » artistic  » photographer in Benin? Yes, I’m the only photographer to have held an exhibition for the moment. There is quite a group of…

Entretien

Editor-in-chief and co-founder of the Revue Noire, Simon Njami is a writer, philosopher and the artistic director of the next Rencontres photographiques de Bamako, which will be held in October…

Analyse

This is the story of Koudou, whose future seemed promising, and who became a photographer not by vocation, but because there was nothing better to do. One day, he spotted…

Analyse

« These days we readily forget that human beings are the primary media (…), that is, people among people, intermediaries. People inform other people of something they were themselves informed of « . Peter…

Analyse

The Oscura association is extending its activities outside Europe and has recently set up in Africa. Its aim (see box) is to reconcile people with the place they live in,…

Analyse

Anyone wanting to get hold of photographic material for a reasonable price in West Africa still has to go via Nigeria. Endowed with a rich photographic patrimony, the country « exports »…

Analyse

This little understood discipline is vital to establishing a professional press industry. Here, the author takes a look at the situation in Benin in a discussion with industry insider, Erick…

Analyse

Here, on the beach in Lomé, between the Le Benin hotel, built towards the end of the French colonial period, and the Palm Beach hotel, built shortly after Togo gained…

Editorial

« Here distance has nothing more to add » Tanella Boni, Chaque jour l’espérance Forthcoming publication, Editions l’HarmattanBack in 1993, an exhibition at the Rencontres photographiques d’Arles, organized in conjunction with the…

Critique

Le personnage de Mérimée, devenu grand classique de l’opéra avec Bizet, l’est aussi du cinéma avec 52 versions du thème. Joseph Gaye Ramaka se saisi du mythe de Carmen pour…

Document

Les forums récemment créés sur www.africultures.com rencontrent un franc succès. On y trouve des voix multiples, célèbres ou non, dont on trouvera ici de courts passages. Nous publierons régulièrement des…

Critique

En lisant La Folie et la mort, on ne peut s’empêcher d’entendre la voix joviale et décomplexée de Ken Bugul. Elle écrit comme elle parle : par interjections, par anecdotes,…

Entretien

Premier Prix Nobel africain de littérature (1986), Wole Soyinka est mondialement connu à la fois comme écrivain et défenseur des droits de l’homme. Nous l’avons rencontré à Delphes, à l’occasion…

1 2