Exhibiting the Taboo of Museums of Ethnography

Debrosse, Clémentine ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3905-3818 (2023) Exhibiting the Taboo of Museums of Ethnography. ICOFOM Study Series, 51 (1-2). pp. 73-83. ISSN 2306-4161

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Since the 1990s, museums of ethnography have been undergoing changes in light of the decolonial movement. While museum collections are far from being exhibited in their entirety, choices are made within museums to know which object should or should not be seen by the visitors. But should this decision be made solely by the members of the museum team? This article will look at the exhibition of secret-sacred material and human remains within museums of ethnography in Europe to understand the new modes of display that can be implemented.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: taboo,museums of ethnography,exhibition,human remains,consent
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of Art, Media and American Studies
UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Research Centres > Sainsbury Research Unit for the Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2023 00:42
Last Modified: 13 Dec 2023 01:59
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/93352
DOI: 10.4000/iss.4848


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