In 2013, the Royal Museum for Central Africa in Brussels (Belgium) closed for renovation. It is not only the building and the museum cabinets that are in need of renewal: the spirit of the museum has to be updated for our times. The process of decolonization leads to fierce discussions between museum staff and the group of Afro-descendent advisors employed to advise on the process.
You can read a review by Harriet Crisp about Matthias De Groof’s film, Palimpsest of the Africa Museum on our blog.
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