Collecting Worldwide. And then? II

Provenance Research on Objects from Oceania

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 6 p.m., Gartensaal

The series “Weltweit sammeln. Und dann?” (Collecting worldwide. And then?) devotes itself to the focal topic of provenance research on the non-European inventories of collections and to the historical facts of colonialism. A start was made in November 2018 with a focus on objects from Asia and Africa, and this is now followed by the second part, which centers around Oceania.

With two lectures by:

Dr. Hilke Thode-Arora
Museum Fünf Kontinente, Munich
Head of the Oceania Department,
Specialist in Providence Research

Dr. Markus Schindlbeck
Ethnologisches Museum, Berlin
Former Head of the Visual Anthropology Department
and the South Seas and Australia Collection

Presenter: Isabel Hufschmidt, Curator, Museum Folkwang

„Mir kann es ganz recht sein, wenn die anderen dort unten Beschäftigung finden. Man hat dann endlich Ruhe hier oben.“
Karikatur „Die Südsee ist das Mittelmeer der Zukunft.“ In: Kladderadatsch, 1884