Ato Malinda (KE)

Ato Malinda Ato Malinda and Peter van der Meijden are looking at how different objects are being represented at Danish museums. They are giving a special focus to the ways African objects are being displayed and how they come to represented a unitary identity of Africa; a huge land made by many different cultures with distinct languages and costumes. Most of the objects Ato and Peter analysed, recruited during colonialism time, they were primarily functional objects in their places of origin. They were brought to the West and today they gained certain aesthetic qualities that they didn’t originally have. What is the criteria used by Danish museums to archive and […]