Review

Expedition, Bioko, tree ferns, photography, hand-colored, green

Working on monochromes

On the way to the development of colour photography, the technique of hand-colouring black and white photographs was…

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 Detail, video installation of Lisa Reihana In Pursuit of Venus [infected], 2015–17, colour, sound, several people, bank of a lake

In the shadow of Venus

Lisa Reihana is among the most relevant contemporary artists from the Pacific. Her work in Pursuit of Venus…

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Oracle, wood, Sumatra, around 1900

THE POWER Of WRITING

An exhibition focussing on the writing culture of the Toba Batak has been jointly curated by the Centre…

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Sandals from Amani

Amani

The Biological Agricultural Institute Amani, founded in 1902, was a German model project in the Tanzanian Usambara Highlands….

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Wilhelm Doegen with African prisoners of war in the Ruhleben camp

War and Grammar

Beginning on October 23rd, sound recordings of prisoners of war from the First World War will be rendered…

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Colourfully painted plastic buffalo

Native Cultures of North America

In eight subject areas, the exhibition looks into diverse forms of cultural expression of the Native Americans in…

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