ICAA Researcher: Equipe Brasil: Carlos Moura; Heloisa Espada (colab.)×
  • Arte africana & afro-brasileira
    Melo, Dilma de; Calaça, Maria Cecília Felix
    This book, written by the sociologist Dilma de Melo Silva and the social communicator Maria Cecília Felix Calaça, presents a historical review of Brazilian art and its African sources, and a discussion of African tribal art produced [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110535

  • Da senzala ao sobrado : arquitetura brasileira na Nigéria e na República Popular do Benin
    Cunha, Marianno Carneiro da, 1926-1980; Cunha, Manuela Carneiro da
    This book is about the presence of northeastern Brazilian colonial architecture in two West African countries: Benin (the former Republic of Dahomey) and Nigeria. This particular style was taken there by merchants and slaves (ex-slaves and their [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110538

  • Dieux d´Afrique
    Verger, Pierre
    In this book, the French photographer and ethnologist Pierre (Fatumbi) Verger documents, in words and pictures, a number of cults and divinities that are worshiped in African countries (Nigeria and Benin) and in the city of Salvador, in the Brazilian [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110539

  • Iconografia dos deuses africanos no candomblé da Bahia
    Carybé; Amado, Jorge, 1912-2001; Verger, Pierre; Rego, Waldeloir
    These texts are selections from a book that includes 128 watercolors, created between 1940 and 1980 by the Argentine visual artist known as Carybé. The book records different aspects of the Afro-Brazilian rites of Candomblé: there are illustrations [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110541

  • Mestre Didi : poesia mítica e contemporaneidade
    Santos, Juana Elbein dos
    This text was published in the catalogue of Mestre Didi’s exhibition entitled Poesia mítica e contemporaneidade, organized by the Museu de Arte Moderna in Salvador (state of Bahia, 1997). Written by the anthropologist Juana Elbein dos Santos, the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110542

  • Por que Oxalá usa ekodidé
    Mestre Didi
    This is a story written by the African-Brazilian sculptor Deoscóredes Maximiliano dos Santos, alias Mestre Didi. In it, he recounts a legend from the mystic universe of Candomblé (a fairly widespread Brazilian cult with African roots) about the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110544

  • Rego e o imaginário da umbanda
    De Oliveira, Paulo; Almeida, Gercilga d'
    This book is about Ronaldo Rego, the visual artist, whose work expresses a symbolic view of Candomblé (the Brazilian animist cult that has remained truest to its African roots) and Umbanda (a syncretic blend of African sources and Catholicism [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110546