The displacement of these thinkers, into a Ghanaian obituary banner with its distinctive aesthetics, asks for a rethinking of contemporary anthropology's relationship to thinkers who were extremely influential in the shaping of theories and ideas, yet, are now replaced by those working and living today. The banner series is therefore an affirmation of ancestorship, as well as an empowering gesture to move the discipline further, into other ways of thinking together, listening, giving voice.
On show from 1 July 2021 - 30 January 2022
Exhibition tour with Dr. Mareike Späth, 31 November 2021, 5 pm
Talk by Isabel Bredenbröker, 31 November, 6.30 pm