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Art, parody and politics : dele jegede's creative activism, Nigeria and the transnational space / edited by Adérónké Adésolá Adésànyà and Toyin Falola.

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Trenton, New Jersey : Africa World Press, [2014]
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421 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
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Subjects:
jẹgẹdẹ, dele, 1945 -- -Criticism and interpretation.
Art, Nigerian -- 20th century.
Nigeria -- Politics and government -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Contents:
Part A. The context: the intellectual world of dele jegede
1. Introduction: the artist, his nation, and his audience / Adérónké Adésolá Adésànyà
2. The masquerade in the marketplace: dele jegede's introspections in colors and lines / Toyin Falola
Part B. "Delelogues": interviews, commentaries and reflections on dele jegede
3. dele jegede, a cartoonist's cartoonist: commentaries from Nigerian cartoonists / Adérónké Adésolá Adésànyà
4. dele jegede: the artist and educator: a role model and revered mentor / Tolu Filani
Part C. "Dramatizing creativity": jegede and the parody of the society
5. The fun of menace: four voyages around the world of Kole Omole / Tejumola Olaniyan
6. dele jegede and the Aworerin paradigm / Yomi Ola
7. dele jegede: on flower power and witty distortions of Nigeria's power and system failure / Okechukwu Nwafor
Part D. The lens between: dele jegede, Nigeria and the transnational space
8. A brush with a paradoxically poor, oil-rich nation and other critical dialogues: Nigeria, Africa, and the African diaspora in the "prism-imagination" of délé jégédé / Adérónké Adésolá Adésànyà
Part E. Intellectual interventions: dele jegede and African art history
9. Beyond his studio practice: the African art historian in dele jegede / Oluwole Famule
10. dele jegede: portrait of the art historian as an artist / Sylvester Okwunodu Ogbechie
11. Curating Africa: dele jegede and the imperative of "art" history / Ugochukwu-Smooth Nzewi
Part F. Bull's eye: politics, activism and creativity
12. dele jegede, artistic strategies and the state / Onoyom Godfrey Ukpong
13. Sketching maladies, making meaning: dele jegede's 'scriptorium' and characterization of the Nigerian state / Adérónké Adésolá Adésànyà
14. Images of reason: jegede's cartoons in the years of waste / Krydz C. Ikwuemesi
15. dele jegede as an objective painterly eye / Olusegun Ajiboye
Part G. Critical nexus: activism, humanism, and leadership
16. A Lagosian original: preliminary notes on the speech of the street / Akin Adesokan
17. dele jegede and his enduring legacy at the University of Lagos / Peju Layiwola
18. Monumental strides and humoristic vibrations: dele jegede as president, Society of Nigerian rtists / Ola Oloidi.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Adésànyà, Adérónké Adésolá.
Falola, Toyin.
ISBN:
9781592219179 (hard cover : alk. paper)
1592219179 (hard cover : alk. paper)
9781592219186 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1592219187 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
867999943