Promotional poster artwork and design for the book “Djoliba Crossing”. Mixed media, 18x24.
ABOUT THE BOOK
Discover the music and culture of West Africa in this engaging and beautifully illustrated account of an artist’s journey up the Niger River to explore the djembe and dunun music of the Malinké people in Guinea.
Djoliba Crossing is 182 pages of stories, historical and cultural information, rhythm transcriptions, maps, and more — with over 70 full color illustrations.
More info: https://davekobrenski.com/djoliba-crossing
I’m an artist, musician, and writer, and I get a lot of my inspiration from my adventures traveling to interesting places. I’m passionate about anthropology, which is to say, I want to understand the human experience and this thing that we call culture. My explorations into the diverse cultures of the world have inspired me to make artwork and music about the people and places I have seen. I’ve also written and illustrated a book about my time living in West Africa, where I studied traditional music styles over the past decade and a half.
At my core, I’m ...
This is a gallery-quality giclée art print on 100% cotton rag archival paper, printed with archival inks. Each art print is listed by sheet size and features a minimum one-inch border.