WHERE GODS AND MORTALS MEET

 Continuity and Renewal in Urhobo Art

 

EXHIBITION DEDICATED TO THE URHOBO PEOPLE OF NIGERIA

April 9  August 16, 2004

 

 

 

Perkins Foss, Ph. D.

Guest Curator

 

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This exhibition is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the New York Council for the Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this exhibition do not necessarily reflect those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.


 

A Gallery of Sample Images from Exhibition

Click at images to reveal features and notes.

Ancestor Shrine (Ovu)

Ancestor Shrine (Ovu)

 

Statue for male aggression (iphri)

Statue for male aggression (iphri)

 

A Dance at Aduri medicine shrine (orhan)

A Dance at Aduri medicine shrine (orhan)

 

Chief Erhiaganoma Oyovwikefe

Chief Erhiaganoma Oyovwikefe of Orhokpokpo, Agbarho

Water Spirit Mask

Water Spirit Mask

A danced performance for a statue for male aggression (iphri)

A danced performance for a statue for male aggression (iphri)

Ohworhu water spirit festival in Urnenurhie

Ohworhu water spirit festival in Urnenurhie

Female figure (inene)

Female figure (inene)

Bell

Bell

Agbogidi Shrine

Agbogidi Shrine

Male figure (edjo rakare)

Male figure (edjo rakare)

 

 

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