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Music (jazz)
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Born in Cameroon in 1967, the singer, multi-instrumentalist and bass-player Richard Bona is very much in demand as a player of jazz and world-music. Soon after his arrival in Paris in 1989 he began playing with his fellow countryman Manu Dibango, Salif Keita from Senegal and the elite of French...

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Musik (Jazz)

Der 1967 in Kamerun geborene Sänger, Multi-Instrumentalist und Bassist Richard Bona ist einer der gefragtesten Musiker des Jazz und der Weltmusik. Kaum war er 1989 in Paris angekommen, spielte er mit seinem Landsmann Manu Dibango und mit Salif Keita (Senegal) sowie der Crème des...

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conflict, environment, peace
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Music (composition)
Visual Arts (installation art)
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Born in Angola in 1960 of Portuguese descent, Victor Gama is a composer, designer, sound artist and electronics engineer. He studied the kissange (Angolan thumb piano), the hungo (Angolan musical bow) and trained as a guitarist at the Lisbon Music Academy. He graduated in electronics engineering in...

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exile, metropolises, modernity, tradition
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Music (a-cappella, Afro-pop, Bubi)
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Piruchi Apo Botupa and Paloma Loribo Apo, Daughters of the Sun, "Hijas del Sol", are a good example of the young generation of African musicians and artists living abroad, as their work reflects established tradition, modern city-life and the experience of exile. Their lyrics put...

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Exil, Metropole, Moderne, Tradition
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Musik (A-Cappella, Afro-Pop, Bubi)

Piruchi Apo Botupa und Paloma Loribo Apo, die Töchter der Sonne, "Hijas del Sol”, sind ein gutes Beispiel für die junge Generation der im Ausland lebenden afrikanischen Musiker und Künstler, deren Schaffen das Spannungsfeld von bewahrter Tradition, modernem Großstadtleben...

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Jean-Baptiste
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Utopia
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Visual Arts (general)
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Bodys Isek Kingelez, born in Congo in 1948, is on the fringe of the African art scene. Made of glued together, coloured and decorated cardboard, paper and other materials, his architectural models (“extrêmes maquettes" / “extreme models") are not imitations of European or African...

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Bildende Kunst (allgemein)

„Extrêmes Maquettes" - „Extreme Modelle" nennt der 1948 im Kongo geborene und dort lebende Künstler Bodys Isek Kingelez seine Architekturmodelle. Seine aus Papier und Pappe akribisch ausgestalteten Arbeiten versteht er als Vorbilder einer Architektur für Weltstädte,...

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Visual Arts (painting)
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The painter Kaswende was born in Zambia in 1960, and now lives in the Congo. He is one of those artists whose unexperimental style is frequently misconstrued as "naïve." In fact, Kaswende´s art is often vehemently political, and his formal vocabulary is correspondingly didactic and...

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Bildende Kunst (Malerei)

Der 1960 in Sambia geborene, heute im Kongo lebende Maler Kaswende zählt zu jenen Künstlern, deren unexperimenteller Stil häufig als „naiv“ missverstanden wird. Dabei ist Kaswende Vertreter einer oft sehr dezidiert politischen Kunst, für die er sich eines unterweisenden,...

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Music (electronic music, electronic-urban-traditional-fusion, Experimental, rock, trance)
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Seldom has electronic music sounded as acoustic as this from a traditional African dance band. It was learned by the band’s founder Mawangu Mingiedi from his grandfathers and is played on home-made instruments. Amplified and warped electronically, it is rocky, raw and rowdy.

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Musik (electronic-urban-traditional-fusion, elektronische Musik, Rock, Trance)

Selten klang elektronische Musik so akustisch: traditionelle afrikanische Trance-Musik, wie sie der Bandgründer Mawangu Mingiedi von seinen Großvätern lernte, aber elektronisch verstärkt und verzerrt, wild, roh und laut, gespielt auf Instrumenten, die man nicht für...

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 Konono N°1

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Andere Namen:
Jean-Emile „Goldfinger“ Biayenda
Genre (Subgenres):
Musik (allgemein)
Performing Arts (Tanz, Theater)
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Les Tambours de Brazza aus dem Kongo ist das derzeit Aufsehen erregendste Perkussions-Orchester Afrikas. In der Nachfolge der legendären Burundi Drummers haben sie deren Sound radikal und unverwechselbar weiterentwickelt. Traditionelle Rhythmen bis hin zu Rap inszeniert die Gruppe als ein...

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Tshibumba Kanda Matulu was born in 1947 in Lubumbashi in Southern Belgian Congo. He has worked as a painter, primarily of popular genre scenes, since the late 1960s. Between 1974 and 1976, he painted his best known work, a visual history of Zaire, commissioned by the German anthropologist Jahnnes...

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Film (documentary, video)
Visual Arts (photography, photomontage)
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Born in Luanda in 1951, Antonio Olé counts as being one of the most important artists in Angola. As an internationally acclaimed photographer and film-maker, he has created a rich panorama of his land´s recent history, and his works are to be seen in exhibitions, at festivals and at art...

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Bildende Kunst (Fotografie, Fotomontage)
Film (Dokumentarfilm, Video)

Antonio Olé, 1951 in Luanda geboren, zählt zu den bedeutendsten Künstlern Angolas. Der international renommierte Fotograf und Filmemacher hat in zahlreichen Dokumentarfilmen und Fotoserien ein reiches Panorama der jüngeren Geschichte seines Landes geschaffen. Seine Werke sind...

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Film (general)
Music (Afro-pop, soukous)
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The cosmopolitan Papa Wemba breathed new life into Zaire’s Soukous, became a pioneer of Congolese “Rumba rock” and later made his international breakthrough as a representative of Afro-Pop. Worldwide he is one of Africa’s most successful and flamboyant artists. Born in 1949 in the Kasai region of...

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Film (allgemein)
Musik (Afro-Pop, Soukous)

Kosmopolit Papa Wemba, der dem zairischen Soukous zu neuem Leben verhalf, zum Pionier des kongolesischen „Rumba-Rocks“ wurde und später als Vertreter des Afro-Pops den internationalen Durchbruch schaffte, ist weltweit einer der erfolgreichsten und schillerndsten Künstler Afrikas. Geboren...

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