New Technologies, Haunted by the Ghosts of Modernity, Michael McCanne, δημοσίευση στο Art in America [1/10/2019]Marilena Pateraki
When European colonizers arrived on The shores of central Africa, some Indigenous people believed they were spirits returning from the dead. In King Leopold’s Ghost (1998), historian Adam Hochschild describes one such encounter. The people living near the mouth of the Congo river “apparently saw the white sailors not as men but as vumbi—ancestral ghosts—since the Kongo people believed that a person’s skin changed to the color of chalk when he passed into the land of the dead.”
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