Vodou in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

@article{Cosentino2005VodouIT,
  title={Vodou in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction},
  author={Donald J. Cosentino},
  journal={RES: Anthropology and Aesthetics},
  year={2005},
  volume={47},
  pages={231 - 246}
}
The function of appropriated images in African Atlantic religions has been debated ever since Melville Herskovits (1937) cited chromolithographs of Roman Catholic saints as key evidence for processes of syncretism in the development of Haitian Vodou.1 Out of Herskovits's scholarship, Bastide (1960) developed his theory of niches and Leiris (1952) of correspondences to account for Diasporic appropriation of imported ?mages. These scholars argued for m?tonymie correlations between the collective… 
Ethiopian orthodox visual culture in the age of mechanical reproduction: a research note
ABSTRACT This paper explores contemporary visual imagery associated with the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, focusing on the tension between innovation and conservatism deriving from traditions that
Christian Chromolithographs in Ethiopia
Briana B. Simmons The Ethiopian Orthodox Church (EOC) has produced iconographic religious painting since the sixth century ce, but with the onset of mechanical reproduction and faster printing
Vodún, Spiritual Insecurity, and Religious Importation in Benin
The Republic of Benin (formerly Dahomey) is known as the African source of New World Vodou and Voodoo , but the country’s religious landscape is best characterized by religious importation. Since
Atis Rezistans (Resistance Artists): Vodou Street Sculpture at the Grand Rue, Port-au-Prince
Port-au-Prince is a city of make-do tactics, get-by strategies, ad hoc tools, and craftily wrought machines—a city, like so many in the underdeveloped slums of the global capitalist planet, that
Shimmering Magic: Cross-cultural Explorations of the Aesthetic, Moral, and Mystical Significance of Reflecting and Deflecting Shine
This introduction lays basic theoretical groundwork that helps tie together these different articles on ritual uses of shimmer. Contributors examine not only how contemporary technologies of mass
"Entre la sanación y el vudú en Cuba: Semblanza y Recuerdos sobre Lydia Moya Salvador"
El presente texto pretende ser una reflexion general sobre las relaciones entre religiosidad y sanacion, el trance y la posesion, en ocasion del aniversario de la muerte de Lydia Moya Salvador,

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 21 REFERENCES
Secrets of voodoo
Secrets of Voodoo traces the development of this complex religion (in Haiti and the Americas) from its sources in the brilliant civilizations of ancient Africa. This book presents a straightforward
Divine Horsemen: The Living Gods of Haiti
DIVINE HORSEMEN THE LIVING GODS OF HAITI MAYA DEREN PDF Are you looking for DIVINE HORSEMEN THE LIVING GODS OF HAITI MAYA DEREN Books files? Now, you will be happy that at this time DIVINE HORSEMEN
Notes sur l'usage de chromolithographies catholiques par les vodouisants d'Haiti." Les Afro
  • 1952
Africa's Ogun. Indiana University Press, Bloomington
  • 1989
Travels with Charley and Manuel
  • Bot?nica: Latino Popular Religious Art in the City of Angels. Fowler Museum of Cultural History
  • 2004
Notes sur l'usage de chromolithographies catholiques par les vodouisants d'Haiti
  • Les Afro Am?ricains. IFAN
  • 1952
Who Is That Fellow in the Many-Colored Hat? Transformations of Eshu in the Mythology of Haitian Vodou
  • Journal of American Folklore
Best Nightmare on Earth
  • 1991
...
...