Atlantica: Contemporary Art from Cabo Verde, Guinea Bissau, São Tomé and Principe and their Diasporas
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ATLANTICA: Contemporary Art from Cabo Verde, Guinea- Bissau, São Tomé and Príncipe and their Diasporas is the third book by Hangar Books, specialising in publications in the context of contemporary arts, with a particular focus on epistemologies of the south.
Following on from the two previous works, dedicated respectively to Angola and Mozambique, this new book from the series “Atlantica” focuses on art from Cabo Verde, Guinea-Bissau, and São Tomé and Príncipe, as well as their diasporas. Edited by the artist César Schofield Cardoso, together with Mónica de Miranda, who was also responsible for the coordination of the book. The book brings together twelve artists born after Independence, with distinct personal histories, perspectives, and artistic visions. Contemporary art practices that have emerged in, or engaged with this region, are in themselves tools of resistance and rebellion, and are, as such, central to the decolonisation strategies that artists have used to understand, analyse and resist the socio-economic impact of everyday events and their own personal realities.
César Schofield Cardoso e Mónica de Miranda
Mónica de Miranda
Olavo Amado, Nú Barreto, Welket Bungé, César Schofield Cardoso, Irineu Destourelles, Vanessa Fernandes, Ângelo Lopes, Sandim Mendes, Melissa Rodrigues, Herberto Smith, Abdel Queta Tavares, René Tavares.
Azu Nwagbogu, Mónica de Miranda, César Schofield Cardoso, Ana Cristina Pereira, Inês Beleza Barreiros, Raquel Schefer, Ana Nolasco, Álvaro Luís de Lima, Michelle Salles, Paula Nascimento, Mariana Aboim, Raquel Lima, Valdívia Delgado Tolentino, Cristiana Tejo, Luísa Santos, Inocência Mata, Joacine Katar Moreira, Ana Balona de Oliveira.
This Project was produced with national funding from the FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P, under the Project UIDB/00509/2020