Fernández employs motifs of darkness and obscurity to hint at the something beyond what we see.
“Empire and Collecting,” a new self-guided tour, reflects an attempt to help visitors understand the colonial origins of the collection.
From khakis to pith hats, certain items of clothing have become enduring emblems of European colonialism and particular scholars who know these problematic histories choose to engage in the aesthetics of colonialism in their everyday lives.
In Potential History, the violence of photography saturates the very idea of European “progress,” resonating from Palestine to the Congo to Black America.
Director Mads Brügger talks to Hyperallergic about his new documentary Cold Case Hammarskjöld.
In Coffee, Rhum, Sugar & Gold: A Postcolonial Paradox, ten artists explore the implications of colonialism’s violent legacy.
The RISD Museum has held this Benin bronze head in its collection for 80 years. “No one would have given it up unless under duress,” the curators say. But tracing its provenance and repatriating it is no simple matter.
Tomás Gutiérrez Alea’s The Last Supper plays as part of Film Forum’s ongoing series The Hour of Liberation: Decolonizing Cinema, 1966-1981, which presents both classic and overlooked anti-imperialist films.
Where, exactly, the idea of ancient aliens building the pyramids began — and why some academics think racism lies at the heart of many extraterrestrial theories.
He stares down the evils that have driven history, intervenes in public spaces, and collaborates with science — all in service to strengthening community
Tanzanian activists, and at least one government official, want Germany to repatriate the skull of a chief who was killed after fighting German colonists in East Africa.
With “Rethink Shinola,” scholar and artist Rebekah Modrak has created a biting, minutely researched critique of an appropriative re-branding of Detroit.