Explore Marito Silva’s board “arte maconde” on Pinterest. | See more ideas about Africa art, African art and African artwork. Even if you don’t think you want to buy crafts, it’s worth stopping in at the excellent Artes Maconde at Avani Pemba Beach Hotel. It sells a wide range of quality. Explore collections and stories from around the world with Google Arts & Culture.

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Zoom in to see updated info. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Map updates are paused. About Us Help Center. Belief in mashetani is widespread in East Africa and they are often represented as grotesquely distorted human or animal figures.

Makonde are also part of the important contemporary artists of Africa today. Dealing with the devil: Reviewed September 6, Retrieved from ” https: Script from JavaScript Kit.


Interesting museum right in the middle of Nampula. The dancer wears them so that he sees through the mask’s mouth and the mask faces straight when he bends forward. TripAdvisor LLC is not responsible for content on external web sites.

Maconde Sculpture

After the s, the Portuguese colonizers and other missionaries arrived at the Makonde plateau. Click here to download a PDF file, size kb.

See what travelers are saying: Grand Plaza Hotel Nampula. Write a Review Reviews I enjoyed also the guide, who really tried explain as well as he could all me interesting questions. The most internationally acknowledged such artist was George Lilanga. Ask irfan atre about Mozambique National Ethnographic Museum.

After Museums visit definitely you must visit also in backyard – craft works market – best prices in all regions and good choice. These masks are painstakingly carved from a single block of light wood usually ‘sumaumeira brava’ and may represent spirits ‘shetani’maocnde, or living characters real or idealized. Artifacts are organized in an evolutionary, thus quite outdated way, but still it tells a lot about the way the state thinks about its people.

Maconde Sculpture – Rafael Katunga — Google Arts & Culture

This shetani style originated in the early s by master carver Samaki Likankoawhose mavonde Mohamed Peeraan art curator in Tanzania played an instrumental and decisive role in influencing the modern makonde art movement.

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Reviewed September 1, Detail of a carving of a shetania common theme in Makonde art. African art Tanzanian culture Mozambican culture. Hotels travelers are raving about Lipikowhich have been used in coming-of-age rituals since before contact was made zrte missionaries, in the 19th century.

I ended u enjoying the restaurant behind it with arts and crafts, very authentic Mozambique artworks. Muller,pages 31 et seq.

Arte Maconde – Nampula, Mozambique

Reviewed December 7, The film also includes a couple of very brief moments of macpnde dancing, and a travel sequence at the beginning. Taxes, fees not included for deals content. The ex libris of ritual Makonde art are the unique Mapiko masks singular: West and Stacy Sharpes.