Un-Masking in the Plural # Molting

Un-Masking in the Plural # Molting

The missing word

22 Nov 2013

African puppets in an artistic installation by Pélagie Gbaguidi and Stefanie Oberhoff. 50 African puppets from the Puppet Theatre/Fairground Art collection -- originating mainly from Mali and Nigeria -- will be on show for the first time. The aesthetic and political backgrounds of these puppets provide the starting point for a process of reflection initiated by the two artists-curators Pélagie Gbaguidi (Benin/Belgium) and Stefanie Oberhoff (Stuttgart) who will also address issues relating to the presence of these objects in a European collection. This video is a part of this exhibition.

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