Circulating West-African Photographs in the Atlantic Visualscape
In the second half of the 19th century, photographs circulated widely in a triangular region...
Jürg Schneider is a historian and affiliated researcher at the Centre for African Studies at the University of Basel, Switzerland. His teaching, writing and curatorial activities are centred on the African continent's rich photographic heritage and those who created it, with a particular focus on West and Central Africa. He is a co-founder of African Photography Initiatives, an organisation working in and with photo archives in Africa.