Arts & Cultures 2022 – #23 – Digital Download


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Antiquity, Africa, Oceania, Asia, Americas

Annual magazine. Anthology of Non-Western arts, texts by various specialists.

Published by the Musée Barbier-Mueller.


Laurence Mattet: Editorial

Emmanuel Grandjean: Cosmos: Interview with Didier Queloz

Nigel Barley: Aliens Prefer Blondes

Pascal Dibie: Under the Moon’s Watch

Jacques Chamay: The Cosmos as the Ancient Greeks Understood it

Jean-Marie Hosatte: The Great Decentring

Marie Mauzé: The Power of Stars in Native North American Societies

Suzanne Preston Blier: Cosmos as Labyrinth in African Art

Michèle Cros: Toulou and the Chameleons. Lobi Cosmic Echoes

Denis Ramseyer: Animism and Christianity. Cosmogony in the Forest Areas of Côte d’Ivoire

Hermione Waterfield: Trying to Make the Intangible Tangible, or Observations on the Cosmology of the Yoruba of Nigeria

Philippe Veuve: Sacred Deer of Japan: From Cosmogony to the Bushido

Ludovic Coupaye: Distributed Cosmology: Figures, Houses, Mounds and Gardens among the “Abelam”

Christian Coiffier: Creation Stories among the Iatmul of the Sepik River, Papua New Guinea

Guigone Camus: The Kiribati Islands: A Chain of Myths

Kim Akermann: Making Rain when the Sun Shines

Maia Nuku: Weaving the Cosmos Together

Bérénice Geoffroy Schneiter: Cosmos-Cosmetics: Dancing Brushes

Gisèle Gueller: Fear of Disaster among the Stars

Laurence Mattet:  Dealers’ Memories: Interviews with:

  • Alain de Monbrison
  • Thomas Murray

Anne-Joëlle Nardin : Activities of the Museum and the Fondation Culturelle Musée Barbier-Mueller

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