Project Tag: decolonization

shadow lines

Shadow Lines

by Eugenia Kisin Spring 2018 (Teaching-with-Technology Grant Awardee) Shadow Lines is a digital database and mapping project that traces the movement of Native American-made objects into collecting institutions and between communities. Expanding on objects as the material of social relations, Shadow Lines explores the relational cultures of collecting, and how these intersect with complex histories …

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Social Theory and Curatorial Practice

Social Theory and Curatorial Practice

by Eugenia Kisin Spring 2017 Caring about Curating What is a curator? From the Latin curare, which means both “to cure” and “to care for,” curators are people who make choices about how to display things—and sometimes the things called art—for others. Both “caring” and “curing” are integral to this work, as “caring” involves considerable …

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