Art in an Ethnographic Turn ? The researching encounter with the other in art Octagon: The Schinkel Pavilion Berlin

The Ethnographic Turn in the visual arts describes a practice in which artists approach other cultures or realities through their research and documentation activities.... more more


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from 21.05.2010

Neue Zürcher Zeitung 17.05.2010

Uwe Justus wanders rapt through the labyrinthine "Crime and Punishment" exhibition in the Musee D'Orsay in Paris, and suddenly finds himself in front of  a number of decapitated heads, victims of the mechanical levelling blade. "In the century of burgeoning scientific positivism, the heads of those ...

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