Cultural Forum 2013: Artefacts

4 Jun 2013

Regular hours

10:00 – 18:00

Cost of entry

Free. Booking essential.

Tate Modern

London, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • Bus: 45, 63, 100, 344, 381, RV1
  • Tube: Southwark/Blackfriars
  • Train: London Bridge

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Museums and galleries provide a window to history, culture and ideas. But do the appropriation and ownership of art reflect a marketisation that mirrors the world of commerce? Does the fetishisation of artefacts perpetuate archaic definitions and perceptions of other cultures? Participants include: Chris Dercon, Director of Tate Modern Okwui Enwezor, Director of Haus der Kunst, Munich Wu Hung, Harrie A. Vanderstappen Distinguished Service Professor of Art History, East Asian Languages and Civilisations at the University of Chicago Olav Velthuis, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Amsterdam Book via Tate:


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