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Flow of Forms / Forms of Flow
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Kerstin Pinther, Alexandra Weigand
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-31 - Publisher: transcript Verlag

As a teenager, I spent my time wondering why in sci-fi movies, every landscape, every object I could see was Western or Asian based. I've finally understood that somewhere our legacy had been locked in the past, that we couldn't be "futuristic" in the eyes of our fellow Europeans. We
World Graphic Design
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Geoffrey Caban
Categories: Design
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Merrell Pub Limited

World Graphic Design is the first-ever survey of contemporary design and designers outside the United Kingdom, mainland Europe, North America and Australasia. Divided into four sections, each corresponding to a major geographical zone - Africa, the Far East, Latin America and the Middle East - it offers a groundbreaking survey
Critical Terms for the Study of Africa
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Gaurav Desai, Adeline Masquelier
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-07 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

For far too long, the Western world viewed Africa as unmappable terrain—a repository for outsiders’ wildest imaginings. This problematic notion has had lingering effects not only on popular impressions of the region but also on the development of the academic study of Africa. Critical Terms for the Study of Africa
Pure gold
Language: en
Authors: Elke aus dem Moore
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017 - Publisher:

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African Fashion, Global Style
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Victoria L. Rovine
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-12 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

African Fashion, Global Style provides a lively look at fashion, international networks of style, material culture, and the world of African aesthetic expression. Victoria L. Rovine introduces fashion designers whose work reflects African histories and cultures both conceptually and stylistically, and demonstrates that dress styles associated with indigenous cultures may