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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Staff

wood with pyrography

Portrait Mask (lipiko)

wood with human hair, paint and pigment

Storage Chest

wood with copper, brass, iron, and pigment

Pair of Sandals (mtalawanda)

wood with silver and copper

Female Figure (nkisi)

wood and porcelain

Power Figure (Nkisi)

wood, cowrie shells, fiber, and palm oil

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