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Humboldt Forum | First exhibition areas (west wing) of the Ethnologisches Museum and the Museum für Asiatische Kunst | from 23.9.2021

<p>Exhibition view of the module <strong>“Open Storage Africa. Appropriating objects and imagining Africa“</strong> of the <strong>Ethnologisches Museum</strong> in the Humboldt Forum, with the exhibition "Confronting Colonial Pasts, Envisioning Creative Futures" about the cooperation project on collections from Namibia in the foreground, on the right a textile artwork by Namibian fashion designer <strong>Cynthia Schimming</strong> © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel</p>

Exhibition view of the module “Open Storage Africa. Appropriating objects and imagining Africa“ of the Ethnologisches Museum in the Humboldt Forum, with the exhibition “Confronting Colonial Pasts, Envisioning Creative Futures“ about the cooperation project on collections from Namibia in the foreground, on the right a textile artwork by Namibian fashion designer Cynthia Schimming © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel

<p>Exhibition view of the module <strong>“Open Storage Africa. Appropriating objects and imagining Africa“</strong> of the <strong>Ethnologisches Museum</strong> in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel</p>

Exhibition view of the module “Open Storage Africa. Appropriating objects and imagining Africa“ of the Ethnologisches Museum in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel

<p><strong>Outrigger Boat</strong> from Santa Cruz Islands in the module <strong>“Oceania: People and Sea. A sea of islands“</strong> of the <strong>Ethnologisches Museum</strong> in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel</p>

Outrigger Boat from Santa Cruz Islands in the module “Oceania: People and Sea. A sea of islands“ of the Ethnologisches Museum in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel

<p><strong>Throne "Mandu Yenu"</strong> with footrest (Cameroon, before 1885) in the module <strong>"Colonial Cameroon. Conquest and agency“</strong> of the <strong>Ethnologisches Museum</strong> at Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel </p>

Throne “Mandu Yenu“ with footrest (Cameroon, before 1885) in the module “Colonial Cameroon. Conquest and agency“ of the Ethnologisches Museum at Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel

<p>Exhibition view of the module <strong>“Sound of the World. The study of organised sound“</strong> of the <strong>Ethnologisches Museum</strong> in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel</p>

Exhibition view of the module “Sound of the World. The study of organised sound“ of the Ethnologisches Museum in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel

<p>The <strong>listening room</strong> in the module <strong>"Sound of the World. The study of organised sound"</strong> of the <strong>Ethnologisches Museum</strong> in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel</p>

The listening room in the module “Sound of the World. The study of organised sound“ of the Ethnologisches Museum in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel

<p>Exhibition view of the module <strong>"Art from Oceania"</strong> of the <strong>Ethnologisches Museum</strong> in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel</p>

Exhibition view of the module “Art from Oceania“ of the Ethnologisches Museum in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel

<p><strong>Buddha</strong> (Pakistan, 2nd-3rd century) in the module <strong>"Buddhist Art in South Asia. Stupas, Buddhas, Bodhisattvas“</strong> of the <strong>Museum für Asiatische Kunst</strong> in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel</p>

Buddha (Pakistan, 2nd-3rd century) in the module “Buddhist Art in South Asia. Stupas, Buddhas, Bodhisattvas“ of the Museum für Asiatische Kunst in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel

<p><strong>Processional bull "Nandi"</strong>, Shiva’s mount, (17th century) in the module <strong>"Hindu Art in South Asia“</strong> of the <strong>Museum für Asiatische Kunst</strong> in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel</p>

Processional bull “Nandi“, Shiva’s mount, (17th century) in the module “Hindu Art in South Asia“ of the Museum für Asiatische Kunst in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel

<p>Exhibition view of the module <strong>„Courtly India“</strong> of the <strong>Museum für Asiatische Kunst</strong> in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel</p>

Exhibition view of the module „Courtly India“ of the Museum für Asiatische Kunst in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel

<p><strong>Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara</strong> in water-moon-pose (China, Song Dynasty, 960 – 1279) in the module <strong>"Art and cult. Sacred art in China and Japan“</strong> of the <strong>Museum für Asiatische Kunst</strong> in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander</p>

Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara in water-moon-pose (China, Song Dynasty, 960 – 1279) in the module “Art and cult. Sacred art in China and Japan“ of the Museum für Asiatische Kunst in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander

<p>Exhibition view of the module <strong>"Art in Japan, area: Text, Image and Performance“</strong> of the <strong>Museum für Asiatische Kunst</strong> in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel</p>

Exhibition view of the module “Art in Japan, area: Text, Image and Performance“ of the Museum für Asiatische Kunst in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel

<p><strong>Imperial throne seat with three part screen</strong> (China, 1651 - 1675) in the module <strong>“China and Euope. Art between war and peace"</strong> of the <strong>Museum für Asiatische Kunst</strong> in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel</p>

Imperial throne seat with three part screen (China, 1651 - 1675) in the module “China and Euope. Art between war and peace“ of the Museum für Asiatische Kunst in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel

<p><strong>Tee house by Ai Weiwei</strong> (China, 2009) in the module <strong>“China and Euope. Art between war and peace"</strong> of the <strong>Museum für Asiatische Kunst</strong> in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel</p>
<p>In the event of a request for use, the respective editorial office is requested to contact the artist Ai Weiwei or his office <strong>independently</strong> and clarify the use.</p>

Tee house by Ai Weiwei (China, 2009) in the module “China and Euope. Art between war and peace“ of the Museum für Asiatische Kunst in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel

In the event of a request for use, the respective editorial office is requested to contact the artist Ai Weiwei or his office independently and clarify the use.

<p>Exhibition view of the module <strong>„Artists and Connoisseurs. Chinese art in context“</strong> of the <strong>Museum für Asiatische Kunst</strong> in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel</p>

Exhibition view of the module „Artists and Connoisseurs. Chinese art in context“ of the Museum für Asiatische Kunst in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel

<p>Art work "Without title" by <strong>Cynthia Schimming</strong> as part of the exhibition <strong>"Confronting Colonial Pasts, Envisioning Creative Futures" </strong>on the cooperation concerning the collections from Namibia at the <strong>Ethnologisches Museum</strong> in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ethnologisches Museum / Julia Binter</p>

Art work “Without title“ by Cynthia Schimming as part of the exhibition “Confronting Colonial Pasts, Envisioning Creative Futures“ on the cooperation concerning the collections from Namibia at the Ethnologisches Museum in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ethnologisches Museum / Julia Binter

<p><strong>Power figure "mangaaka"</strong> (Congo, Yombe, 19th century) in the module <strong>"Open Storage Africa. Appropriating objects and imagining Africa"</strong> of the <strong>Ethnologisches Museum</strong> in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel</p>

Power figure “mangaaka“ (Congo, Yombe, 19th century) in the module “Open Storage Africa. Appropriating objects and imagining Africa“ of the Ethnologisches Museum in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel

<p>Big <strong>Outrigger Boat</strong> from the Island of Luf in the module <strong>“Oceania: People and Sea. A sea of islands“</strong> of the <strong>Ethnologisches Museum</strong> in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel</p>

Big Outrigger Boat from the Island of Luf in the module “Oceania: People and Sea. A sea of islands“ of the Ethnologisches Museum in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel

<p>Installation <strong>"Indignation"</strong> <strong>by Justine Gaga</strong> in the module <strong>"Colonial Cameroon. Conquest and agency“</strong> of the <strong>Ethnologisches Museum</strong> at Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel</p>

Installation “Indignation“by Justine Gaga in the module “Colonial Cameroon. Conquest and agency“ of the Ethnologisches Museum at Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel

<p>Exhibition view of the module <strong>“Sound of the World. The study of organised sound“</strong> of the <strong>Ethnologisches Museum</strong> in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel</p>

Exhibition view of the module “Sound of the World. The study of organised sound“ of the Ethnologisches Museum in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel

<p>Exhibition view of the module <strong>"From New Ireland to Berlin. Collecting in the colonial period“</strong> of the <strong>Ethnologisches Museum</strong> in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel</p>

Exhibition view of the module “From New Ireland to Berlin. Collecting in the colonial period“ of the Ethnologisches Museum in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel

<p><strong>Feather coat</strong> (Hawaii, before 1819) in the module <strong>“Art from Oceania“</strong> of the <strong>Ethnologisches Museum</strong> in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel</p>

Feather coat (Hawaii, before 1819) in the module “Art from Oceania“ of the Ethnologisches Museum in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel

<p>Exhibition view of the module <strong>"Jain Art in India“</strong> of the <strong>Museum für Asiatische Kunst</strong> in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel</p>

Exhibition view of the module “Jain Art in India“ of the Museum für Asiatische Kunst in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel

<p><strong>Parvati </strong>or<strong> Uma</strong>, the goddess Shiva as a processional figure (South India, 14th -16th century) in the module <strong>"Hindu Art in South Asia“</strong> of the <strong>Museum für Asiatische Kunst</strong> in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel</p>

Parvati or Uma, the goddess Shiva as a processional figure (South India, 14th -16th century) in the module “Hindu Art in South Asia“ of the Museum für Asiatische Kunst in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel

<p>Exhibition view of the domed room in the module <strong>"Turfan Collection Central Asia“</strong> of the <strong>Museum für Asiatische Kunst</strong> in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel</p>

Exhibition view of the domed room in the module “Turfan Collection Central Asia“ of the Museum für Asiatische Kunst in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel

<p>The <strong>tea house</strong> developed by URA Architects from Kanazawa (Japan) in close coordination with the Chado Urasenke Teeweg Association in Berlin in the module <strong>"Art in Japan, area: Tea as Art“</strong> of the <strong>Museum für Asiatische Kunst</strong> in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel</p>

The tea house developed by URA Architects from Kanazawa (Japan) in close coordination with the Chado Urasenke Teeweg Association in Berlin in the module “Art in Japan, area: Tea as Art“ of the Museum für Asiatische Kunst in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel

<p>Exhibition view of the module <strong>"Art in Japan, area: Painting and Space"</strong> of the <strong>Museum für Asiatische Kunst</strong> in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel</p>

Exhibition view of the module “Art in Japan, area: Painting and Space“ of the Museum für Asiatische Kunst in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel

<p>Exhibition view of the module <strong>“China and Euope. Art between war and peace"</strong> of the <strong>Museum für Asiatische Kunst</strong> in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel</p>

Exhibition view of the module “China and Euope. Art between war and peace“ of the Museum für Asiatische Kunst in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel

<p><strong>Pair of "Child Companions" </strong>(Joseon Dynasty, 1392 – 1910) in the module <strong>"Korea inspires. Regional and global“</strong> of the <strong>Museum für Asiatische Kunst</strong> in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel</p>

Pair of “Child Companions“ (Joseon Dynasty, 1392 – 1910) in the module “Korea inspires. Regional and global“ of the Museum für Asiatische Kunst in the Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Photo: Alexander Schippel

<p>Exhibition view of the <strong>"East Asia study collection“</strong> and the modul <strong>"Artists and Connoisseurs. Chinese art in context“</strong> of the <strong>Museum für Asiatische Kunst</strong> im Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Foto: Alexander Schippel</p>

Exhibition view of the “East Asia study collection“ and the modul “Artists and Connoisseurs. Chinese art in context“ of the Museum für Asiatische Kunst im Humboldt Forum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Foto: Alexander Schippel

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