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Samuel Fosso

by Maria Francesca Bonetti

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Published by 5 Continents Editions .
Written in English

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  • Portraiture,
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  • Exhibition Catalogs,
  • Subjects & Themes - Portraits,
  • Photography,
  • Portrait photography,
  • Photo Essays,
  • Photography, Artistic,
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  • Africa, West,
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  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsOkwui Enwezor (Preface)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9797531M
    ISBN 108874391013
    ISBN 109788874391011

    Get this from a library! Samuel Fosso, Seydou Keïta, Malick Sidebé: Portraits of Pride: West African Portrait Photography. [Samuel Fosso; Seydou Keïta; Malick Sidibé; Magnus af Petersens; Moderna museet (Stockholm, Sweden);]. Samuel Fosso’s self-portrait as The Chief: He Who Sold Africa to the Colonists is one of the artist’s most iconic works. Shot in , Fosso created this photograph just a few years after his rise to international fame, at a time when the larger discursive category of “contemporary African art” was taking shape in the global art world.

    In , at the age of thirteen, Samuel Fosso opened his own photography studio in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic. During the day, he made pictures for paying clients, but at night, to use up unfinished rolls of film, he turned the camera on himself and began creating expressive self-portraits. Book of the Day > Samuel Fosso: Autoportrait. Published by Steidl/Th e Walther Collection. Purchase Link in Bio Autoportrait is the first comprehensive survey of the multifaceted oeuvre of Nigerian photographer Samuel Fosso (born ). Since the mids, Fosso has focused on self-portraiture and performance, envisioning variations of identity in the postcolonial era.

    Samuel Fosso – Autoportrait. AUTOPORTRAIT is the first comprehensive survey of # SamuelFosso ’s multifaceted oeuvre. Since the mids, the artist has focused on self-portraiture and performance, envisioning variations of identity in the postcolonial era.   Book of the Day > Samuel Fosso: Autoportrait Purchase Autoportrait is the first comprehensive survey of the multifaceted oeuvre of Nigerian photographer Samuel Fosso (born ). Since the mids, Fosso has focused on self-portraiture and performance, envisioning variations of identity in the postcolonial era.


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Samuel Fosso by Maria Francesca Bonetti Download PDF EPUB FB2

AUTOPORTRAIT is the first comprehensive survey of Samuel Fosso’s multifaceted oeuvre. Since the mids, the artist has focused on self-portraiture and performance, envisioning variations of identity in the postcolonial era.

Samuel Fosso was born in Cameroon inFosso spent his early childhood in Nigeria, but indue to the Biafra war, he was forced to flee to Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic.

Fosso started his career as a portrait photographer at the age of thirteen, using leftover film to shoot a series of self-portraits/5(3).

Samuel Fosso, Cameroonian photographer who was best known for his “autoportraits,” in which he transformed himself into other people and characters drawn from popular culture and politics. Fosso lived in Nigeria as a child, but the conflict caused by.

Samuel Fosso: SIXSIXSIX. Published by Steidl. Foreword by Jean-Marc Patras. Text by Hans Ulrich Obrist. SIXSIXSIX consists of large-format Polaroid self-portraits by Cameroon-born, Paris-based photographer Samuel Fosso (born ).

Samuel Fosso book against the same rich, colored backdrop, these striking photographs depart from Fosso's earlier self-portraits through their. French and Central Samuel Fosso book, born Cameroon One of Central Africa’s leading contemporary artists, photographer Samuel Fosso forged his path as an artist almost accidentally, an unexpected result of his work as a commercial portrait photographer.

His experience in this field eventually inspired the conceptual self-portraiture for which he is known, a body of work. Autoportrait is the first comprehensive survey of the multifaceted oeuvre of Nigerian photographer Samuel Fosso (born ).

Since the mids, Fosso has focused on self-portraiture and performance, envisioning variations of identity in the postcolonial era.

From Fosso's early black-and-white self-portraits from the s to his recent exercises in self-presentation, highlights. Cameroonian artist Samuel Fosso has earned the nickname “the man of a thousand faces” for his ability to take on a variety of personae in his work. Fosso began taking photographs at age thirteen after fleeing the civil war in Nigeria.

After settling in the Central African Republic, he made a living taking wedding portraits and passport. Samuel Fosso (born J ) is a Cameroonian photographer who has worked for most of his career in the Central African work includes using self-portraits adopting a series of personas, often commenting on the history of is recognized as one of Central-Africa's leading contemporary artists.

He won the Prince Claus Award from the Netherlands in SIXSIXSIX consists of large-format Polaroid self-portraits (each x 27 cm), produced in an intensive process by Samuel Fosso with a small team in his Paris studio in and Shot against the same rich, colored backdrop, these striking photographs depart from Fosso’s earlier self-portraits through their understated and strippedback approach.

Samuel Fosso was born in Cameroon inspent his early childhood in Nigeria and fled to Bangui in due to the Biafra War. He started his career as a portrait photographer at the age of 13 and has since achieved international renown.

Samuel Fosso: For the first edition of the Biennale, emissaries were sent all over Africa to find photographers. There was a French photographer, Bernard Descamps, who discovered my work while visiting Bangui and invited me to participate in this exhibition.

When we met, I was already working in color, but Descamps wanted to see my black-and. Samuel Fosso () Cameroonian Biography. Although born in Cameroon, Samuel Fosso spent most of his childhood in Nigeria among his people, the Igbo.

According to the photographer, he was paralyzed until the age of three, when he was thrown off the roof of a building by a healer. This was arranged by his grandfather, who was also a healer and. Autoportrait is the first comprehensive survey of the multifaceted oeuvre of Nigerian photographer Samuel Fosso (born ).

Since the mids, Fosso has focused on self-portraiture and performance, envisioning variations of identity in the postcolonial : Okwui Enwezor, Jean-Marc Patras, Quentin Bajac. Samuel Fosso was born in Cameroon inFosso spent his early childhood in Nigeria, but indue to the Biafra war, he was forced to flee to Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic.

Fosso started his career as a portrait photographer at the age of thirteen, using leftover film to shoot a series of self-portraits.1/5(1). The civil war interrupted the idyllic childhood of Samuel Fosso (Nigeria, ) when he was five years old. So began his Odyssey.

He lost his parents and became a refugee, a migrant; and today one of the greatest artists of his generation. Samuel Fosso 70s series, by Samuel Fosso, c.

/ At the tender age of 13, Samuel Fosso set up Studio Photo Nationale, and began his career as a photographer. The year wasand Fosso was working in the city of Bangui, located just inside the border of Central African Republic.

Samuel Fosso started with straightforward self-referential auto-portraits done in his studio in Bangui in the Central African Republic in the ‘s capturing the stylish glamour of the time. These auto-portraits gradually evolved towards portraits that were more impersonations with sociological undertones, such as ones from the Tati series.

Samuel Fosso is a Cameroonian photographer that investigates contemporary African identity and culture through self-portraiture. Similar to the work of Diane Arbus and Cindy Sherman, Fosso uses self-portraiture to inhabit different guises and diaristic studies to re-stagings of historic moments, Fosso actively plays with the genre.

Born on J in. Samuel Fosso was born in in Cameroon. Fosso’s self-portraits have been featured in seminal exhibitions including In/sight: African Photographers, to the Present, The Short Century: Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa,Africa Remix: Contemporary Art of a Continent, and Events of the Self: Portraiture and Social.

FOSSO WAMBA, S. - "Habilitation à diriger des Recherches: Transformation of the Supply Chain Management through Inter-Organizational Information Systems: The Contribution of the Internet of Things." -Evry.

Business and Industrial Experience; Career Development; Research Experience and Academic Responsibilities.(FOSSO, SAMUEL) Edited with text and interview by Okwui Enwezor. Foreword by Artur Walther, Jean-Marc Patras.

Text by Quentin Bajac, Yves Chatap, Elvira Dyangani Ose, Chika Okeke-Agulu, Oluremi C. Onabanjo, Terry Smith, Claire Staebler, James Thomas. Steidl/The Walther Collection, I, 10 x 11 in, pages.

New. Samuel Fosso, born in Cameroon inis a photographer who challenges various visions of African identity through the means of self-portraiture.

Since the mids, Fosso has been reflecting and commenting on African and Afro-American topics and tropes prevalent in global visual culture. His exhibition of 39 photographs currently on view at.