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Bamana and Bozo puppetry of the Segou region youth societies

Mary Jo Arnoldi

Bamana and Bozo puppetry of the Segou region youth societies

from the collection of Joan and Charles Bird.

by Mary Jo Arnoldi

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Published by [Purdue University?] in [West Lafayette?] .
Written in English


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The art of Malian puppet theatre, the Sogo bo (the animals come forth), practiced by the Bamana of Mali and originated by the fishing community of Bozo, dates back to pre-colonial Mali. Sogo bo, a performance of puppet and mask dances, tells stories of Malian tradition, imparting valuable lessons in morality while entertaining the audience. Puppetry in South Africa is part of the country’s colonial heritage. The indigenous peoples of South Africa, unlike many pre-colonial communities elsewhere in northern, western and central Africa (Arnoldi, ; Dagan, ), had no puppet tradition apart from toe puppets in the Karoo, a region whose inhabitants at first had very little.

Population. In , Mali's population was an estimated million, with an annual growth rate of %. This figure can be compared to 4,, in The population is predominantly rural (68% in ), and 5–10% of Malians are nomadic. More than 90% of the population lives in the southern part of the country, especially in Bamako, which has over 1 million residents. African art describes the modern and historical paintings, sculptures, installations, and other visual culture from native or indigenous Africans and the African continent. The definition may also include the art of the African diasporas, such as African American, Caribbean or art in South American societies inspired by African traditions. Despite this diversity, there are unifying artistic.

the ideas and needs of human societies. Puppetry is used in almost all human societies both as an entertainment- in performance- and ceremonially in rituals and celebrations such as carnivals. Most puppetry involves story telling. Burn [10] states that puppets have united people of the world through a language unique to puppetry. Epic of Bamana Segu (or Epic of Bambara Segu) is one of the longest epics recorded in Africa. The epic was composed by Bambara people in the 19th century. The epic reflects on political and military events which occurred during the reign of three rulers of the second dynasty of Segu Bambara State: Ngolo Diarra, his son Monzon Diarra and grandson Da Monzon Diarra.


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Bamana and Bozo puppetry of the Segou region youth societies by Mary Jo Arnoldi Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Bamana and Bozo puppetry of the Segou region youth societies: from the collection of Joan and Charles Bird.

[Mary Jo Arnoldi; Charles S. Bamana and Bozo puppetry of the Segou region youth societies: from the collection of Joan and Charles Bird by Mary Jo Arnoldi (Book); The barons, ancient and modern: with a few remarks on a crusader of today by James B Connolly (Book).

Bamana and bozo puppetry of the Segou region youth societies: from the collection of Joan and Charles Bird, Bloomington, Indiana. [S.l.: s.n.] Puppetry of China: A picture book of the puppetry collection in the Detroit Institute of Arts.

Detroit: The Institute. Devasahayam, N. Bamana and Bozo Puppetry of the Segou Region. Youth Societies. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University.

Press. Ascher, Marcia. Ethnomathematics: A Multicultural View of Mathe- matical Ideas. Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole Publish- ing. Badaway, Alexander Ancient Egyptian Architectural Design. Berkeley: University of California Press. l "Segou Region Puppet Theatre" The Puppetry Journal.

32 no 4 (January February) pp l "Art in Achebe's Things Fall Apart and Arrow of God" (co authored with M. Anderson) African Studies Program, Indiana University. Bamana and Bozo Puppetry of the Segou Region Youth Societies Lafayette, Indiana.

Review of Bamana and Bozo Puppetry of the Segou Region Youth Society, by Arnoldi, Mary Jo (Layfayette, Indiana: Department of Creative Arts, Purdue University, ) in. (en) Mary Jo Arnoldi, Bamana and Bozo puppetry of the Segou region youth societies: from the collection of Joan and Charles Bird, Dept.

of Creative Arts at Purdue University, West Lafayette, (Ind.), ?, 24 p.(catalogue) (en) Renata Anna Walicka Zeh, Building practice and cultural space amongst the Bambara, Senufo and Bozo of Mali: an ethnoarchaeological study, University of london, Mamady Coulibaly (Diarabougou, Koulikoro Region, Mali, ), known as Mamy, is a very hardworking and disciplined traditional master puppeteer from the same area.

He has served as an example for the youth of Diarabougou. He impressed the elders of the community through his personal involvement in the organization of festivals of masks and puppets. Puppet theatre in the Segu region in Mali / by Mary Jo Arnoldi / Ann Arbor, (Mich): University Microfilms International, ; Bamana and Bozo puppetry of the Segou region youth societies: from the collection of Joan and Charles Bird / Catalogue text, Mary Jo Arnoldi / [West Lafayette, Ind.]: Dept.

of Creative Arts at Purdue University. CLICK HERE to go to the website for the Brighton and Hove Museum to see the photos, video and information on Bamana puppets. CLICK HERE to go to the website for the Niger River Festival in Segou to learn more about it and see lots of great photos from the festival.

In her discussion of the performance aesthetics of the Bamana youth theatre Arnoldi (op. cit.,p. –85, gives a detailed analysis of the role of innova tion and rivalry. Bamana and Bozo Puppetry of the Segou Region Youth Societies (from the collection of Joan and Charles Bird) Clubs, Schools and Home - Children / Youth.

Fran ROTTMAN. Regal Books. Easy-To-Make Puppets and How to Use Them, at Church, VBS, Day Camps, Clubs, Schools and Home - Early Childhood Bible Puppetry, Book Two. Harry William. About this Item: New York (New York-USA)-Zürich (CH) - Belgium (printed and bound), Museum of African Art-Museum Reitberg - Snoeck-Ducaju and Zoon, I ed.

in inglese. Testo in inglese. Translator for English edition: Pia Nkoduga (French). This book is published in conjunction with an exhibition organized by the Museum of African Art, New York in cooperation with the Museum. Arnoldi, Mary Jo. Bamana and Bozo Puppetry of the Segou Region Youth Societies.

Department of Creative Arts, Purdue University: West Lafayette, Indiana, Arnoldi, Mary Jo. Playing with Time: Art and Performance in Central Mali. Indiana University Press: Bloomington, Aronson, Lisa. "Patronage and Akwete Weaving." African Arts.

Bambara woman, Segou, Mali. Rafael Gómez “The Bamana could be identified in pre-colonial times in terms of language, religion, customs, historic traditions, and space. Each of these elements helped to create a cohesion despite migrations and the introduction of other populations.

Inthe city of Segou instituted Le Festival sur le Niger, a celebration of the arts and cultures of the Segou region, which includes puppet masquerade performances.

xv Mary Jo Anroldi, Puppet Theatre in the Segu Region of Mali. (PhD Diss. Indiana University, ), p. xvi References to the meanings of these symbols are made by the following scholars. Review of Primitive Art (book) Vol.

13 No. 4, p. 12 Review of A Survey of Zairian Art (book) Vol. 12 No. 2, p. 81 Bilotta, Lynn Review of Royal Art of the Kuba (exhibition) Vol. 12 No. 4, p. 77 Blackmun, Barbara Winston Review of African Sculpture: The Shape of Surprise (book) Vol.

13 No. 4, p. 23 Review of The Art of Benin (book) Vol. 15 No. The Bamana living in the Segu region in central Mali carve a range of masks and puppets for specific performance contexts. These sculptures are related to and must be interpreted in light of the community's definition of the event for which they were created.

This study examines a category of sculptures which are produced for youth puppet theatre. - Large puppets in the shape of mythical animals used by puppeteers during the masquarades of the Bozo people.

See more ideas about Mythical animal, Puppets, Ethnic art pins. Then I read about Yaya Coulibaly, 7th generation descendant of Mamari Biton Coulibaly (King of Segou region of Mali) who is the director of the Sogolon Puppet Troupe.

After training at the National Institute of Arts in Bamako, Mali, and l’Institute International de la Marionette in France he mastered the traditional Malian arts of puppetry.The journal offers readers peer-reviewed scholarly articles concerning a striking range of art forms and visual cultures of the world’s second-largest continent and its diasporas, as well as special thematic issues, book and exhibition reviews, features on museum collections, exhibition previews, artist portfolios, photo essays, contemporary.Puppets are made and worn each year during the harvest masquerade that is centered in the region around the Bamana city of Segou.

This is a long tradition found in that area. Performed today by the young men of the region it was first adapted from the Bozo people living along the Niger River.