“Music of West Africa: Four instruments from the Museum of African Art collection”
by: Srđаn Тunić
This book is based on the curatorial thesis "The Music of Africa: a perspective in the interpretation of traditional African musical instruments and their contemporary meaning based on the collection of the Museum of African Art in Belgrade". The topic of this spеciаl еditiоn titled “Music of West Africa...” summarises the complex and rich musical creativity of the western parts of the African continent by referring to 4 examples from the museum’s collection: the kora, tama, balafon and lamella.
Srđаn Тunić is an art historian who spent several years working at the Museum of African Art. He is one of the instigators of the museological phenomenon - KUSTOSIRANJE.
Currently he is in Mexico actively developing his curatorial career.
е-Publications of the Museum are a special program which started last year. The main idea is to offer support to young professionals and those at the beginnings of their career. The editions are also a way to inform the widest specialized public about research conducted at the museum.