Sandro Capo Chichi

Sandro Capo Chichi

Historical African Arts
Sandro Capo Chichi

Sandro Capo Chichi is a PhD candidate studying historical African arts with a focus on the Bight of Benin area in West Africa. He received his M.A. in Art History and Archaeology from the Université Paris 1 - Panthéon Sorbonne in 2019. His dissertation there dealt with the 18th-19th century royal arts of the Kingdom of Dahomey and their intersection with national identity, imperialism and metaphysics. Sandro also received a PhD in Linguistics from the Université de Paris 7 in 2019 and hopes to use this field of research as a tool for a better understanding of African Art History.