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…


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…


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…


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…