In and Out of Focus: Images from Central Africa, 1885-1960

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This book accompanies an exhibition at the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, on the role of photography in Central Africa. This is the first book to link two related themes: the role of photographic images in constructing and circulating fantasies, ideas, and sentiments in Europe and the US relating to the peoples of Central Africa; and the role of photography in enabling Africans to project images of themselves by becoming familiar with photographic technology. Broad in thematic and temporal scope, ...

In and Out of Focus: Images from Central Africa, 1885-1960 2004, Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780856675515

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In and Out of Focus: Images from Central Africa, 1885-1960 2003, Philip Wilson Publishers, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780856675522

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