Accepted Paper:

Collecting thoughts - about collecting  

Author:

Johannes Fabian (University of Amsterdam)

Paper short abstract:

From the perspective of an interested outsider to the curatorial profession the paper will discuss some conceptual problems, ambiguities, and contradictions in practices, and talk about, collecting and collections as experienced by an ethnographer of contemporary African culture.

Paper long abstract:

to be submitted

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