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Romuald Hazoumé (Beninese, b. 1962)

M MOVIES August 1, 2013 0 Comments

Whenever people anywhere talk about Africa they think about masks. . . . Today, they are the best way to represent my people, who continue to question their own identity. —Romuald Hazoumé (Interview with Martin Henatsch, Neumunster, Germany, 2010) Romuald Hazoumé conceives of his masques-bidon, or “jerrican masks,” as an homage to West Africa’s  as well as layered and multifaceted…

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