29 videocassettes (Hi-8) (approximately 58 hr.) : sound, color ; 8 mm.
Video recordings include footage from a surprise party given by Mamadi Tia Thomas, Ge performances, the first annual Gueheva festival, Fête des Ignames, mask performances, touring of Koman mask, Guegbia (mask race), mask manifestations, dancing, funerals, drum lessons, and sorcery investigations. Performances are primarily by Dan participants, although masks of other ethnic groups are featured as part of the Gueheva festival footage. In addition to the above events and performance genres, the collector's research also focused on religion, politics, and identity of performers in Côte d'Ivoire.
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Accompanying documentation, in English, consists of extensive ethnological field notes, including transcripts, translations, historical and biographical information on the performers and collector, and indexes.
Goueu Tia Jean-Claude, Oulai Théodore, GBA Gama, and numerous other named parties, performers and interviewees; Bierni Gba Jacques and Nicole Kousaleos, videographers; Daniel B. Reed, Interviewer and videographer.
Recorded by Daniel B. Reed in Man, Biélé, Douélé Doumba, Grand Gbapleu, Belleville, Tura, Guessesso, Mau, Petit Gbapleu, Yocoboué, Dida, Senufo, Maninka, Abidjan, and Locodjrou, in the semi-montagneuse de l'Ouest region of Côte d'Ivoire from March 1, 1997 to October 26, 1997.
Archival use and reproduction for non-profit educational or research purposes; Archives of Traditional Music.
Sung and spoken in French, Dan, Wobé, Tura, Mau, Dida, Senufo, Maninka, and English.
Dan Ge performance: masks and music in contemporary Côte d'Ivoire / Daniel B. Reed. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, c2003.
Ge performance: masks, music and meaning among the Dan of Côte d'Ivoire / Daniel B. Reed. Thesis (Ph. D.)--Indiana University, 1999.