Open Space

The Open Space provides a space for people to reflect on and reimagine ethnographic museum and collection work. We seek to present a diverse range of perspectives from critical reflections and experimental works to new theoretical framings and approaches to researching, curating and engaging the collections.

Article
07-03-2018
By Rosa te Velde
The history of design, as it is generally understood in the West, is intricately connected to the historical processes of industrialisation...
Essay
01-02-2018
By Rajkamal Kahlon
Empathy is understood as the ability to feel or enter into the emotions of another. The science fiction writer Octavia Butler, in her...
Interview
14-12-2017
Interview
14-12-2017
By Ema Edosio
Audio
07-11-2017
By Maria Guggenbichler
Video
18-10-2017
By Mara Lin Visser
Essay
18-10-2017
By Megha Rajguru
The National Museum of World Cultures holds a collection of wooden toys from the Channapatna region in Karnataka, India, most dated 1963....