Artist: Djibril Fall Senegal
Stretched oil on canvas and collage
Height: 29 inches
Width: 21 inches
The kora is a classical instrument of West African jalis (griots), the historical keepers of oral tradition and praise songs. Singing and percussion often accompany the kora. The unforgettable music is soothing, almost hypnotic, and is said to have very real curative properties.