ethnographic archives

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 together with the research platform Heterotropics organized the symposium Tropical Dissonance: Decolonizing knowledge through ethnographic archives. The symposium was organized by the research collective KUNCI Cultural Studies Center (Yogyakarta, Indonesia) as a concluding event of their residency project at the Tropenmuseum.

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.