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Bebero Lehmann: Giving back what is not meant to be here
Date
2019
Main contributors
Bebero Lehmann; Sebastian Eschenbach
Summary
The film "Giving back what is not meant to be here" 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
Bebero Lehmann; Sebastian Eschenbach; Jana Schäfer; Britta von der Behrens; Robin Cackett; Jan Heidtmann
Publisher
boasblogs.org
Subject
Decolonization of Ethnographic Museums
Collection
boasblogs
Unit
Uni Siegen
Language
English