Crating the World

Nguyen, Jacqueline Hoang and Istok, Rado and Flink, Ulrika and Azoulay, Ariella and Larsson, Asa Bharathi and Normand, Vincent and Moser, Gabrielle and Barrett, Michael and Modest, Wayne. Crating the World. s. l.: Athénée Press, 2019.

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Abstract (English)

Museums of world culture have seldom engaged in self-conscious examination of how their collections were constituted. What were the logistics for transporting these artifacts and how did this material culture become a source for knowledge production in the West? In short, how did the world come to Europe?
Crating the World, a project by artist Jacqueline Hoang Nguyen, brings together artistic research with essays by leading scholars to examine the historical and ideological constructions of material culture through collecting and photographic practices. Expanding on Nguyen's traveling exhibition Black Atlas, originally hosted in 2016 by the Museum of Ethnography in Stockholm, Sweden, this book deploys rare and previously unpublished archival material as testimony to the silenced histories of exploitation on which the institution is built.

Types: Anthologies, essays, collections
All Contributors: Istok, Rado (Editor); Nguyen, Jacqueline Hoang (Editor); Nguyen, Jacqueline Hoang (Author); Istok, Rado (Author); Flink, Ulrika (Author); Azoulay, Ariella (Author); Larsson, Asa Bharathi (Author); Normand, Vincent (Author); Moser, Gabrielle (Author); Barrett, Michael (Author); Modest, Wayne (Author)
Collation: 190 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm
ISBN: 9780986205934
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: s. l.: Athénée Press
Copyright Statement: Jacquline Hoang Nguyen,; All contributors, writers and editors
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Includes bibliographical references.
Includes biographical notes : p. 185-188.

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Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2020 18:20
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2020 18:20
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