Archival Mutations: Decomposing Aesthetics of Atrocity in Congo
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Fellowship Work Summary, 2019–20
Chérie Rivers Ndaliko completed the manuscript of her monograph To be Nsala’s Daughter: Decomposing the Colonial Gaze. She produced three films, Matata (Alkebu Film Productions, 2019); 267 (Alkebu Film Productions, 2020); and Kapita (Alkebu Film Productions, 2020). She also wrote the preface to a special edition of Critical African Studies on Colonial Durabilities in Africa’s Great Lakes Region, which is edited by Charlotte Mertens, Stephanie Perazzone, and David Mwamberi; and the chapter “Coloniality and ‘World Music’” in Critical Themes in World Music: A Reader for Excursions in World Music, edited by Timothy Rommen (Routledge, 2020).