Which transformations were necessary to free museums from the shackles of colonialism? Ciraj Rassool highlights the developments in South African museums since the mid-nineties.

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“From the late twentieth century onward, ethnographic museums were challenged - some critics considered them just as stores of colonial loot. Curators responded by reinventing their practice, seeking to work more collaboratively and inclusively”.

Professor Nicholas Thomas on the redefinition of ethnographic collections, more in the interview “The museum inside-out”:

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