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The Metabolic Museum

By Clémentine Deliss.

Acclaimed critic, curator and museum director Clémentine Deliss explores possible functions for anthropological museums in a postcolonial culture

Anthropological museums in Europe, as products of imperialism, have been compelled to legitimate themselves for some while now. The very basis of their exhibitions, the history of their collections, which came about all too often through colonial appropriation and outright theft, is now widely contended.

In this brilliant intervention in this often irresolvable-seeming conversation, the London-born curator, researcher, publisher and director of the Frankfurt Weltkulturen Museum Clémentine Deliss (born 1960) offers an intriguing mix of autobiographically informed fiction and scientific argument to address the topic and explore the possible future role of anthropological museums in culture.

Deliss conjoins reflections about her own work as the director of the Frankfurt Weltkulturen Museum with discussions of filmmakers, artists and authors to argue for an entity she calls the Metabolic Museum—an interventionist laboratory that opens up the potential of anthropological collections for the future.


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In The Metabolic Museum, Clémentine Deliss, since last year an associate curator at the Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin, outlines her radical curatorial vision and chronicles her attempts to transform the Weltkulturen Museum from a moribund storehouse of artifacts into a laboratory and educational center for critical engagement with the material cultures of non-European societies.

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TAKE ME (I'M YOURS)

MOUSSE PUBLISHING

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Pub Date: 7/23/2019
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The Curator's Egg

THE CURATOR'S EGG

Text by Karsten Schubert.

RIDINGHOUSE

ISBN: 9781905464203
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Pub Date: 2/1/2009
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History Rising

HISTORY RISING

Edited by Marjolijn Dijkman, Jes Fernie. Text by Jonathan Watkins, Krzystof Fijalkowski, Jes Ferni.

ONOMATOPEE

ISBN: 9789491677304
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Pub Date: 10/20/2015
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Museum of the Future: Now What?

MUSEUM OF THE FUTURE: NOW WHAT?

Edited with introduction by Cristina Bechtler, Dora Imhof. Text by Chris Dercon, Hans Ulrich Obrist.

JRP|EDITIONS

ISBN: 9783037645697
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Pub Date: 11/30/2021
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Curating Digital Art

CURATING DIGITAL ART

Edited by Annet Dekker.

VALIZ

ISBN: 9789493246010
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Pub Date: 11/23/2021
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Art and Its Worlds: Exhibitions, Institutions and Art Becoming Public

ART AND ITS WORLDS: EXHIBITIONS, INSTITUTIONS AND ART BECOMING PUBLIC

Introduction by Charles Esche, Lucy Steeds, David Morris.

WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN/AFTERALL BOOKS

ISBN: 9783960989172
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Pub Date: 11/9/2021
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The Future of the Museum: 28 Dialogues

THE FUTURE OF THE MUSEUM: 28 DIALOGUES

By András Szántó.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775748278
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Pub Date: 1/12/2021
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Germano Celant: The Story of (MY) Exhibitions

GERMANO CELANT: THE STORY OF (MY) EXHIBITIONS

Edited with text by Germano Celant.

SILVANA EDITORIALE

ISBN: 9788836647668
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Pub Date: 8/17/2021
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Echoing Exhibition Views

ECHOING EXHIBITION VIEWS

ONOMATOPEE PROJECTS

ISBN: 9789493148239
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Pub Date: 1/12/2021
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Living Museums

LIVING MUSEUMS

By Donatien Grau.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775747530
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Pub Date: 10/20/2020
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Site Read: Seven Curators on Their Landmark Exhibitions

SITE READ: SEVEN CURATORS ON THEIR LANDMARK EXHIBITIONS

MOUSSE PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9788867493937
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Pub Date: 8/25/2020
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The Metabolic Museum

THE METABOLIC MUSEUM

By Clémentine Deliss.

HATJE CANTZ/KW INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART

ISBN: 9783775747806
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Pub Date: 11/10/2020
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