University of Iowa

WorldCanvass ReCap: Art and the Afterlife

December 18th, 2017

Contemporary African artist Eric Adjetey Anang, internationally renowned for the Ghanaian ‘fantasy coffins’ he and generations before him have created, spent the fall 2017 semester as artist-in-residence at the UI Museum of Art.  He joined UI faculty and African art scholars on the December 7 WorldCanvass in a program called “Art & the Afterlife.” 

Media Coverage

Press Citizen: 'Fantasy coffins' on display as part of art and the afterlife at UI Museum of Art
The Daily Iowan: WorldCanvass panel discusses art, life after death

Audio

Part 1: Eric Adjetey Anang & Cory Gundlach

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Segment PowerPoint presentation  - Cory Gundlach

Part 2: Christopher Roy & Isabel Barbuzza

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Segment PowerPoint presentation - Christopher Roy
Segment PowerPoint presentation - Isabel Barbuzza

Part 3: Silvia Forni and Eric Adjetey Anang

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WorldCanvass is also available on iTunes. 

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 Art & the Afterlife

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