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Kalahari Perspectives Exhibition

Official Website:Kalahari Perspectives Exhibition
Location:Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Cambridge, MA, 02138 map
Phone:617-496-1027
Dates:Saturday, September 29, 2018 - Sunday, March 31, 2019
Hours:9:00am-5:00pm
Ages:Infants, Toddlers, Kids, Teens, Adults
In/Outdoor:Indoor
Cost:see below
Category:Exhibits


The new exhibition will explore the photographic representation of Kalahari people known as the Ju/’hoansi and /Gwi of Namibia.

Once pejoratively called Bushmen, they have been—throughout history—photographed and otherwise imaged in an effort to exploit and colonize them.

In the 1950s, the Marshall family, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, launched an effort to document the lives of these people before they were forever transformed.

Culled from over 45,000 images, Kalahari Perspectives presents a select subset of the Marshalls’ photography and guides visitors through a process of actively “reading” the images to better understand their potential to transform perception.

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