Tag: Lives of Objects

Layers – A Photography Exhibition #livesofobjects

Minke Nouwens , September 20th, 2018


Allegra has an extensive archive of photographs. These images are usually incorporated as supporting materials to written essays. This exhibition is a small intervention in the archive to…


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What’s Left Behind – A visual essay #livesofobjects

Brook Andrew , September 19th, 2018


Brook Andrew is an interdisciplinary artist who examines dominant narratives, often relating to colonialism and modernist theories. Through museum and archival interventions, he aims to offer alternat…


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The Secret Life of Objects: Strategies for Telling New Stories in Exhibitions #livesofobjects

Lauren Reid , September 18th, 2018


You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects – Wislawa Szymborska, Polish poet It’s 2013 and I am poring over the Ethnographic Collection of the…


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The Un(der)revealed Relations of Things in Museums: an introduction #livesofobjects

Minke Nouwens , September 17th, 2018


I was at the Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam one fall afternoon when I decided to take a shortcut through the exhibition from the library to my office. To take…


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