Lumumba’s Iconography in the Arts
出版社: Leuven University Press,   2019
来源数据库: Leuven University Press
原始语种摘要: Lumumba as a symbol of decolonisation and as an icon in the arts It is no coincidence that a historical figure such as Patrice Emery Lumumba, independent Congo’s first prime minister, who was killed in 1961, has lived in the realm of the cultural imaginary and occupied an afterlife in the arts. After all, his project remained unfinished and his corpse unburied. The figure of Lumumba has been imagined through painting, photography, cinema, poetry, literature, theatre, music, sculpture, fashion, cartoons and stamps, and also through historiography and in public space. Reverting to either beatifying or diabolising his persona, no art form has been able to escape and remain indifferent to Lumumba. Artists observe the memory and the unresolved suffering that inscribed itself both upon...
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关键词翻译
关键词翻译
  • artist 能手
  • unfinished 未完成的
  • lives 生命
  • painting 着色
  • corpse 尸体
  • cinema 电影院
  • fashion 时兴
  • suffering 受难
  • inscribed 
  • historical 历史的