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What does AF AfriCOBRA stand for?

AfriCOBRA (the African Commune of Bad Relevant Artists) is an African-American artists collective formed in Chicago in 1968. The group was founded by Jeff Donaldson, Wadsworth Jarrell, Jae Jarrell, Barbara Jones-Hogu and Gerald Williams.

Who is the founder of AfriCOBRA?

The group was founded by Jeff Donaldson, Wadsworth Jarrell, Jae Jarrell, Barbara Jones-Hogu and Gerald Williams. AfriCOBRAs founding members were first associated with the Organization of Black American Culture (OBAC), established in 1967.

What is AfriCOBRA/Farafindugu?

Jeff Donaldson was placed in charge of the North American artists delegation, while Jae Jarrell was a chair on the FESTAC Committee of Creative Modern Black and African Dress. After FESTAC77, AfriCOBRA once again changed its name, AfriCOBRA to Africobra/Farafindugu.

Is AfriCOBRA still relevant today?

Many of them are still important scholars of African and African American art today. In 1977, AfriCOBRA was invited to FESTAC77, the Second World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture in Lagos, Nigeria. The festival saw over 15,000 artists from around the world in attendance.

What does AfriCOBRA stand for?

The African Commune of Bad Relevant Artists (AfriCOBRA) was founded in 1968 by Jeff Donaldson, Barbara Jones-Hogu, Wadsworth Jarrell and Gerald Williams.

What is AfriCOBRA/Farafindugu?

Jeff Donaldson was placed in charge of the North American artists delegation, while Jae Jarrell was a chair on the FESTAC Committee of Creative Modern Black and African Dress. After FESTAC77, AfriCOBRA once again changed its name, AfriCOBRA to Africobra/Farafindugu.

Why did AfriCOBRA change its name?

In 1969, the group changed their name to AfriCOBRA (the African Commune of Bad Relevant Artists). Choosing to focus more on the Diaspora of people of African descent, the group embraced rising Afrocentric ideology. The name change was followed by the addition of new artists, including Napoleon Henderson, Nelson Stevens, and Carolyn Lawrence .

What does Afaf stand for?

AF. Afghani (currency of Afghanistan) AF. Atrial Fibrillation (also seen as Afebrile) AF. Arcade Fire (band) AF. Athletes Foot. AF.

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