artistic research

To mark 40 years of Surinamese independence, artist and researcher Sara Blokland together with FOTODOK initiated the project Srefidensi, Sranantongo for independence.

To bring attention to Tropenmuseum’s diverse sound collections and the knowledge and histories that are embedded in these collections, Research Center for Material Culture and RE:VIVE announce their Unlocking Sounds collaboration featuring new EPs from three leading contemporary artists.

The Research Center for Material Culture in collaboration with the research platform Heterotropics, invited KUNCI Cultural Studies Center (Yogyakarta, Indonesia) to be Researchers in Residence at the Tropenmuseum for the period May – June 2017.

Ethnographic collections are spaces for histories of relations, colonial relations, knowledges, desires, lifeworlds, materials, and techniques.

Each year, the RCMC offers several short-term residential research fellowships for scholars, curators, and practice-based researchers working on issues related to RCMC research themes.