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Ethnographic Film Screening | Noel Lobley (Pitt Rivers Museum)
Unit 3b - Studio 28
28 Lawrence Road
LONDON N15 4ER
United Kingdom


March 24th, 2013 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
 
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Clay, Cutting and Calendars: Xhosa Imigidi Initiation Ceremonies in the Eastern Cape of South Africa
Ethnographic Film Screening | Noel Lobley (Pitt Rivers Museum)
SUNDAY 24 March | noon-2pm | SoundFjord | Free | RSVP essential: info[at]soundfjord[dot]org[dot]uk

Noel Lobley, Ethnomusicologist at the Pitt Rivers Museum (Oxford) presents images and short clips from Xhosa initiation ceremonies in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. This is a fascinating calendar-based coming of age initiation for young Xhosa men with fantastic fantastic, costumes and music.

Noel Lobley is an ethnomusicologist, musician and sound curator who currently works at the Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford, where he is developing interactive projects for the museum's sound and music collections.

www.pittrivers-sound.blogspot.co.uk

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