Ethnography Category

Work by Cedar Lewisohn

Ndungu, Isca: Cedar Lewisohn

Ndungu, Isca is the solo work of British artist and writer Cedar Lewisohn. His exhibition is held at the Phoenix Arts Centre in Exeter and includes examples of printmaking, drawing, video and bookworks.

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Painting by Ben Enwonwu

Two paintings discovered in archive

One example of two newly discovered paintings in the Ethnography collection and some of the research that went with it. This is part of the Designated-funded Discovering Worlds: Africa project.

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Igbo woven cloth from the village of Akwete

A curator looking at textiles in London

As part of RAMM’s Discovering Worlds: Africa project, Dr. Julie Hudson as a lead curator of the Africa collections at the British Museum (a key project partner) was invited to examine and interpret all of the woven Nigerian textiles in the ethnography collection. The majority of these textiles had been acquired by colonial officers who had been based in Nigeria. Some of these donor stories are currently being explored. At Dr. […]

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Page 3 Utagawa (Gountei) Sadahide

Japanese triptych book

The interpretation of each scene of RAMM's Japanese triptych book has been kindly provided by Dr Clare Pollard, Curator of Japanese Art at the Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford.

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