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Bernard Mueller: The postcolonial museum has less objects and more people in it
Date
2019 (Creation date: 2019)
Main contributors
Bernard Mueller; Sebastian Eschenbach
Summary
The film "The postcolonial museum has less objects and more people in it" is one of 15 interview films presenting the thinking of active contributors as well as visitors of the conference „Museums in Motion: Colonial and Postcolonial Encounters“, that took place at the Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum (Cologne) in July 2019. As the conference did, the film addresses the growing public awareness of colonial violence and historical injustice that has put ethnographic collections into the spotlight of social and political debates. It discusses the challenges to decolonize exhibition practices and contributes to the current debates about entangled histories, systematic exclusions, plural ontologies, necessary restitution and repatriation.
Contributors
Bernard Mueller; Sebastian Eschenbach; Britta von der Behrens; Robin Cackett; Jana Schäfer
Publisher
boasblogs.org
Collection
boasblogs
Unit
Uni Siegen
Language
English