Art and Life in Africa CD-ROM
and Life in Africa CD-ROM Description
Requirements for running the Art and Life in Africa CD-ROM
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Art and Life in Africa CD-ROM Description
The Art and Life in Africa program is an interactive
CD-ROM that recontextualizes African art in the cycle of life. Using
text, objects, field photos, video and music, the program explores
the way Africans make and use art at important events throughout
their lives to solve problems, overcome adversity, and meet the
unique challenges of life in an African environment. Discussions
include topics such as "Key Moments in Life," "Art and Human
Abundance," "Art and Education," "The Arts of Governance and Social
Order," "Death and the Ancestors," and "The Changing Face of African
Art," among others.
The CD includes over 10,000 images of 600 objects and 750 field
photographs; 107 ethnographies; 27 ethnographic maps; 1400 entries in
a bibliographic database; 11 chapters; 36 essays; video and music
clips. Features include a fully searchable Index, and a Slide Show
Maker for creating custom presentations.
System Requirements for running the Art and Life in Africa CD-ROM Will run
in MAC OSX.
Recommended: System 7.1 or higher, 24 MB RAM, PowerPC processor,
Color Monitor with minimum setting of 640x480 and 256 colors or
Millions of Colors.
Minimum: System 7.1 or higher, 16 MB RAM, 68040 or PowerPC processor,
Color Monitor with a setting of 640x480 and 256 colors.
Windows 95/Windows 98: The CD will also run well in
Windows XP if you set file characteristics to Windows 98
Recommended: Pentium, 32 MB RAM, Color Monitor with minimum setting
of 640x480 and 256 colors or 24 or 32 bit color (16 Bit Color not
Minimum: 486/66 MHZ or Pentium, 24 MB RAM, Sound Card, Color Monitor
with minimum setting of 640x480 and 256 colors.
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