Well before the Black Lives Matter protests shook up the West throguhout 2020, the Geneva Museum of Etnography had embarked on a fully-fledged rethinking of its own mission, and collections. Here’s how.
- “Ethnography has had its day: it is high time Europeans hand over looted objects”, says the director of the Dakar Museum of Black Civilizations. But other African artists and cultural players have more than a doubt.
- At a time when colonial history and its legacy is becoming an object of controversial debate worldwide, ethnography museums can rethink their mission, and play a key educational role