Why do the Archives archive? A journey from the hunko to the counter-ethnography and back

  • A complex artistic research on the theme of cultural heritage and (neo)colonial processes of material and immaterial expropriation. Starting from the encounter with a phonographic relic at the Berliner Phonogramm-Archiv, the artist embarks on a journey to her own roots embodied in the practice of the Afro-Brazilian religion Candomblé. In the form of a theoretical treatise, an archive (photos,A complex artistic research on the theme of cultural heritage and (neo)colonial processes of material and immaterial expropriation. Starting from the encounter with a phonographic relic at the Berliner Phonogramm-Archiv, the artist embarks on a journey to her own roots embodied in the practice of the Afro-Brazilian religion Candomblé. In the form of a theoretical treatise, an archive (photos, diagrams, maps, newspaper clippings, letters, documents), as well as a sound performance in the public space of the city of Weimar, several theoretical and performative elements are brought together in this transmedia artistic research that proposes a true decolonial practice.show moreshow less

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Document Type:Master's Thesis
Author:MFA Suelen PessoaORCiD
DOI (Cite-Link):https://doi.org/10.25643/bauhaus-universitaet.4328Cite-Link
URN (Cite-Link):https://nbn-resolving.org/urn:nbn:de:gbv:wim2-20210112-43280Cite-Link
Advisor:Professor Danica DakicGND, PhD Nina GraeffGND, MA Leno Veras
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2021/01/09
Year of first Publication:2020
Date of final exam:2020/10/08
Release Date:2021/01/12
Publishing Institution:Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
Granting Institution:Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Fakultät Kunst und Gestaltung
Institutes and partner institutions:Fakultät Kunst und Gestaltung / Freie Kunst
Tag:Artistic Research; Brazil; Counter-ethnography; Museology; artistic research; decolonisation; memoy; museum; visual arts
GND Keyword:Künstlerische Forschung; Museumskunde; Ethnologie; Candomblé; Brasilien
Dewey Decimal Classification:300 Sozialwissenschaften
700 Künste und Unterhaltung
BKL-Classification:02 Wissenschaft und Kultur allgemein
06 Information und Dokumentation
20 Kunstwissenschaften
73 Ethnologie, Volkskunde
Licence (German):License Logo Creative Commons 4.0 - Namensnennung-Nicht kommerziell (CC BY-NC 4.0)