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Decolonization

In further news: V&A Dundee’s architect to design new museum in Turkey, and students protest tuition fee hike at CalArts

By Frieze News Desk

‘The wide range of artists presented in this astonishing show was a provocation that will fuel many young curators and scholars in the coming years’

By Adriano Pedrosa

Debates around restitution are breaking with increasing force against the doors of Europe’s treasure chambers; a new report may prove decisive

By Sean O’Toole

Formerly the Royal Museum for Central Africa, the museum was originally conceived as a showcase for King Leopold II’s personal property: the Congo Free State

By Ellen Mara De Wachter

From Clémentine Deliss to Megan Tamati-Quennell, four curators discuss the projects that have informed their thinking around decoloniality

Dheisheh Refugee Camp, Bethleham, c. 1950-1970. Courtesy: Getty Images

How to handle ‘refugee heritage’ from an architectural perspective

By Suzanne Harris-Brandts

From Raqs Media Collective to Kapwani Kiwanga, five respondents discuss the projects that have informed their thinking around decoloniality

At Manchester Art Gallery, an exhibition brings attention to how the selected ‘highlights’ of a collection tell a deeper story of erasure 

By Kadish Morris
Iowa, 1966. Courtesy: Ngug1i wa Thiong’o

How monolingualism is the carbon monoxide of culture

By Ngugi wa Thiong’o

The radical filmmaker, teacher and writer talks essentialism in identity politics and why her films are neither documentary nor fiction

 

By Erika Balsom
Bernardo Bertolucci, The Last Emperor, 1987, film still. Courtesy: Visual Icon

The power of visibility: on postcolonial seeing and being seen

By Rey Chow

From Julieta González to Simon Njami, five artists, curators and writers discuss the projects that have informed their thinking around decolonizing culture