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Staging Selves: Cameroonian Portrait Photography

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6 April-16 June, 2012
Gould Library

Staging Selves: Cameroonian Portrait Photography 

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Joseph Chila, Samuel Finlak, and Jacques Touselle, three Cameroonian photographers, took the featured images between 1970-1985. The photographers, who worked in villages and small towns rather than in the capitol city of Yaoundé, represent the end of a tradition that reaches back to the invention of photography in nineteenth-century Europe.

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