Chukwuezugo Krydz Ikwuemesi F'12

Chukwuezugo Krydz Ikwuemesi
Senior Lecturer
Fine & Applied Arts
University of Nigeria, Nsukka

African Humanities Program Dissertation Fellowships 2012
Senior Lecturer
Fine & Applied Arts
University of Nigeria, Nsukka
Art among the Igbo of Nigeria and Ainu of Japan In the Postcolonial Era

This work surveys the art and aesthetic experience of two Nonwestern societies in order to challenge the classification of creative efforts beyond the traditional Western frame as “non-art.” It also examines how this way of framing has been affected by postcolonial tendencies.