Palimpsest of the Africa Museum

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Projection-débat accessible via la plateforme Teams en présence du réalisateur, Matthias De Groof

 

Titre : Palimpsest of the Africa Museum

Synopsis : 

The Royal Museum for Central Africa closes for renovation. Not only the building and the museum cabinets are in need of renewal: the spirit of the museum has to be brought into this century. In COMRAF, a board of advisors, the process of decolonization leads to fierce discussions.

Bio :

Matthias De Groof is an award-winning filmmaker whose films (Lobi Kuna, Palimpsest…) have been presented at venues like the IFFR, FIFA and the Berlinale. His edited book on Lumumba in the Arts is published with Leuven University Press, and reached the top-100 "books to escape the news" (LitHub). He has held fellow appointments at the New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts as a Fulbright scholar; the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies; the Africa Multiple Cluster of Excellence of the Bayreuth University; and the Waseda University in Tokyo. Currently, De Groof is an independent scholar.

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Le lundi 19 avril 2021 à 18h00

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