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 Aba Tours
Tour operator, with a focus on the arts, culture and people of Ghana. "Aba Tours does not show you Ghana from the window of a tour bus. With us, you meet the people on a personal level and participate in their daily life."
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 Africa Access Review
Online database contains reviews and annotations of over 900 materials on Africa. These critiques and descriptions were written by university professors, librarians, and teachers most of whom have lived in Africa and have graduate degrees in African Studies. Compiled and edited by Brenda Randolph for the Montgomery County Public Schools, Maryland.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 Africa Focus: Sights and Sounds of a Continent
"This online collection contains digitized visual images and sounds of Africa contributed over the years to the African Studies Program of the University of Wisconsin-Madison." The searchable database contains more than 3000 slides, 500 photographs, and 50 hours of sound from 45 different countries.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 Africa South of the Sahara, selected internet resources
Rare among directories of web sites, this excellent collection of resources from the Stanford University Library is actually maintained. Sites are organized into topical categories and by country. All sites are reviewed and have helpful summaries of their unique content.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 African Colours
"African Colours, online since July 2000, is a portal for Contemporary Art, as well as a dynamic force to link artists from different parts of the world so that they can share their ideas and culture and achieve a common goal." Exhibits of artist works, information on galleries and current shows, news, links and more -- a great portal for contemporary art in Africa.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 African Imagery
A terrific portal site for African photography, if you want to find quality photographers on the web who have focused -no pun intended- on Africa, start with this site.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 African Voices
An exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. African Voices "examines the diversity, dynamism, and global influence of Africa’s peoples and cultures over time in the realms of family, work, community, and the natural environment". This companion web site is a very rich multimedia presentation. In the area of arts you will find Paa Joe, a Ghanaian coffin maker, Lamidi Fakeye, a Yoruba scupltor, Kenyan carver Ali Helewa, Malian sculptor Siriman Fane, Nigerian potter Ladi Kwali among others. Of special note is the Discovering Mudcloth section.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
"The Africaserver aims to bring together information from and about Africa and to gather and present the activities in The Netherlands with regard to Africa. The Africaserver should become a gateway to Africa with ample attention to the power of culture, for the attractiveness of the continent. Africa is much more and different from the stereotype image of disaster, war and famine as projected in Europe." This site offers virtual exhibitions, a directory of african artists living in Holland, and an excellent directory of links.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 Art and Life in Africa Project
A companion web site to the Art and Life in Africa CD-ROM Project of the University of Iowa. The site contains an online version of the Teacher's Guide, a databank of 47 lesson plans, and profiles of 107 African Cultures and 27 Sub-Saharan African Countries.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 Art and Oracle: A Scholarly Resource of African Art and Rituals of Divination
"The 'Art and Oracle' exhibition presents African artifacts created to communicate with ancestors, spirits, and gods in order to obtain insight into human quandaries." This site is a companion to the exhibit held at the Met Museum in 2000, it includes 50 works from the exhibit, with extensive descriptions, 4 essays, maps of the peoples of Africa, a glossary and bibliography.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
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