Palimpsest of the Africa Museum
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Abstract: In 2013, the Royal Museum for Central Africa (present-day Africa Museum in Tervuren, Belgium) closed for renovation. The documentary shows the efforts to present a contemporary and decolonised vision of Africa in a building which had been designed as a colonial museum. It lead to fierce discussions with the African diaspora in Belgium. The museum re-opened after a five-year renovation.…Read more Less…