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Invisible Inventories Exhibition: Questioning Kenyan Collections in Western Museums, Mar. 18 – May 2 2021 @ the National Museums of Kenya

Dates: Until May 2, 2021
Venue: the National Museums of Kenya
Entry: Museum Rates Apply

About
The ‘International Inventories Program’ is research, database and exhibition project lead by artists and scholars from Germany, Kenya and France. A key focus of the International Inventories Programme has been the inventorying of Kenyan cultural objects archived in different museums and Institutions abroad. Currently at 32,501 objects from 7 countries across the globe, the database hosts a number of objects that were bought from or donated to cultural institutions by collectors, missionaries and/or their families.

The project is a partnership between the artist collectives #SHIFT (Germany/France) and The Nest Collective (Kenya), National Museums of Kenya (Nairobi), Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum (Cologne), Weltkulturen Museum (Frankfurt) Goethe-Institut Nairobi,Goethe-Institut and funded by Kulturstiftung des Bundes.

March 20, 2021 at 12:56 am Leave a comment


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