Portfolio: Encounters: The Arts of Africa [Exhibition Ongoing]

Installed in 2012, Encounters was the first of KAM’s permanent collection galleries to be fully renovated and reconceived to reflect the museum’s commitment to exploring the global connections and epistemological frames through which objects move and come to be known in the world. Curator: Allyson Purpura.

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Shrine Figure (onile)

brass or bronze, and iron

Divination Bowl (Agere ifa)

brass or bronze and iron

Staff

wood with pyrography

Power Figure (Nkisi)

wood, cowrie shells, fiber, and palm oil

Bound Figure

terracotta

Portrait Mask (lipiko)

wood with human hair, paint and pigment

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