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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Bound Figure


Portrait Mask (lipiko)

wood with human hair, paint and pigment




faience (glaze sintered-quartz)

Pair of Sandals (mtalawanda)

wood with silver and copper

Ibeji Figure

wood, nails, cowrie shells, and camwood powder

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