Download Afro-Cuban Religious Arts: Popular Expressions of Cultural by Kristine Juncker PDF

By Kristine Juncker

“Challenges the reader in provocative new methods. issues to the salient name to motion provided by means of neighborhood Santería and Espiritismo arts, ritual, functionality, and different cultural kinds in addressing center questions of background, legacy, and new beginnings.”—Suzanne Preston Blier, writer of Royal Arts of Africa

 

“A a lot wanted research of the style during which the spiritual artwork of ladies is a primary measurement of Afro-Cuban spiritual ritual, either within the private and non-private spheres.”—Michelle Gonzalez Maldonado, writer of Afro-Cuban Theology

 

From a plantation in Havana Province within the Eighteen Eighties to a non secular heart in Spanish Harlem within the Sixties, this e-book profiles 4 generations of ladies from one Afro-Cuban spiritual kinfolk. the ladies have been hooked up by means of their admired roles as leaders within the religions they practiced and the dramatic ritual paintings they created. each one was once a medium in Espiritismo—communicating with lifeless ancestors for tips or insight—and additionally a santera, or priest of Santería, who might interact the oricha pantheon.

Kristine Juncker argues that via growing paintings for multiple faith those ladies shatter the preferred assumption that Afro-Caribbean religions are particular firms. The portraiture, sculptures, and images in Afro-Cuban non secular Arts provide infrequent and noteworthy glimpses into the rituals and iconography of Espiritismo and Santería. Santería altars are heavily guarded, constrained to initiates, and customarily destroyed upon the dying of the santera whereas Espiritismo artifacts are infrequently thought of beneficial adequate to move on. the original and protean cultural legacy exact right here unearths how ritual paintings grew to become well known imagery, sparked a much broader discussion approximately tradition inheritance, attracted new practitioners, and enabled Afro-Cuban spiritual expression to blow up internationally.

 

Show description

Read or Download Afro-Cuban Religious Arts: Popular Expressions of Cultural Inheritance in Espiritismo and Santería PDF

Similar criticism books

The Lvov-Warsaw School The New Generation

"The impression of [Kazimierz] Twardowski on glossy philosophy in Poland is all-pervasive. Twardowski instilled in his scholars a fondness for readability [. .. ] and seriousness. He taught them to treat philosophy as a collaborative attempt, an issue of disciplined dialogue and argument, and he inspired them to coach themselves completely in a minimum of one extra-philosophical self-discipline and to interact with scientists from different fields, either within Poland and across the world.

Looking at the Renaissance: Essays Toward a Contextual Appreciation

Not just is that this a well-written booklet, it's an surprisingly necessary contribution to the sector of Renaissance reports. ---Norman Land, collage of MissouriUtilizing various examples from the creative construction of medieval and Renaissance Europe, taking a look at the Renaissance provides a holistic interpretation of the origins and features of the edge interval to our sleek age.

Después del fin del arte: el arte contemporáneo y el linde de la historia

Después del fin del arte recoge las "Mellone Lectures within the high-quality Arts" pronunciadas por Arthur C. Danto en el año 1995. En alguno de sus textos, Arthur Danto ya había situado el fin del arte exactamente en los años sesenta. Sin embargo, y a pesar de esta afirmación radical, ha continuado efectuando una crítica radical de los angeles naturaleza del arte en nuestro tiempo.

The Heavenly Court: Daoist Temple Painting in China, 1200-1400

Essentially the most fantastic and enduring topics in chinese language portray heritage are available depicted in Daoist temples from the neighborhood village as much as the very capital, viz. , the work of the Heavenly court docket (chaoyuan tu). strangely, its pictures have remained principally unstudied in Western scholarship.

Extra info for Afro-Cuban Religious Arts: Popular Expressions of Cultural Inheritance in Espiritismo and Santería

Example text

Even more damning, Lachatañeré dismissed Ortiz’s use of the term brujería, or “sorcery,” expressing his own preference for the term santería. Although Ortiz ostensibly welcomed Lachatañeré’s critique, characterizing it as providing a springboard into his next phase of research, there are significant clues that Ortiz and Lachatañeré held fundamentally different philosophies on Afro-Cuban religions. By the late 1930s and early 1940s, Ortiz had already cemented his reputation as a respected editor and scholar.

Francisco (O) St. Lazarus (H) Herskovits field data (see also Life in a Haitian Valley, chap. 14). ” (M) Price-Mars, Ainsi parla l’oncle . . : Essais d’ethnographie. (N) Nina Rodrigues, L’animisme fétichiste des nègres de Bahia. (O) Ortiz, The Black Sorcerers. ” (R) Ramos, O negro brasileiro. (S) Seabrook, The Magic Island. (W) Wirkus and Dudley, The White King of La Gonave. 3. S. S. S. (urban North) e e c d Source: Adapted from Herskovits, “Problem, Method, and Theory in Afroamerican Studies,” 53.

James the Elder; (H) St. Joseph (H) St. ); (H) Mater Dolorosa (O) St. Alberto; (occasionally) St. Hubert (O) St. John the Baptist (M) St. John the Baptist (H) Sts. Cosmas and Damien (H) St. Nicholas (O) St. Francisco (O) St. Lazarus (H) Herskovits field data (see also Life in a Haitian Valley, chap. 14). ” (M) Price-Mars, Ainsi parla l’oncle . . : Essais d’ethnographie. (N) Nina Rodrigues, L’animisme fétichiste des nègres de Bahia. (O) Ortiz, The Black Sorcerers. ” (R) Ramos, O negro brasileiro.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.39 of 5 – based on 20 votes