The Risks That Lurk in Europe’s “Scramble for Decolonization”

The signing of the Joint Declaration on the Return of Benin Bronzes, Federal Foreign Office, Berlin, on July 1, 2022. Left to right: German Minister for Foreign Affairs Annalena Baerbock, Nigerian Minister for Information and Culture Lai Mohammed, German Culture Minister Claudia Roth, and Nigerian Minister for Foreign Affairs Zubairu Dada (photo Dan Hicks/Hyperallergic) BERLIN, … Read more

National Gallery of Canada Creates Department for Decolonization – ARTnews.com

Amid a push to better represent Indigenous culture in art institutions worldwide, the National Gallery of Canada has committed to reimagining its collections and programs from a decolonial perspective. Today the museum announced the creation of the Department of Indigenous Ways and Decolonization, to be led by Michelle LaVallee as director and Steven Loft as … Read more