Vue de l'exposition "Objets blessés, la réparation en Afrique"
19 Jun 2007 16 Sep 2007

Wounded artefacts

Repair work in Africa

Repair, restore, resew, consolidate, seal…

About the exhibition

"Wounded artefacts" broaches the unexplored topic of the local repair by the native populations. The exhibition focuses on the African collection of the musée du quai Branly, it shows 110 "wounded artefacts" chosen from the 500 wounded objects of the collection (60 000 pieces). 

A video programm and photographs supplement the exhibition as they provide a contemporary view on the Malian repairers.


  • Categorie : Exhibitions
  • curator

    • Gaetano Speranza
  • Place:   Mezzanine ouest
  • TimeSlots:  
    From Tuesday 19 June 2007 at Sunday 16 September 2007
  • Closed on monday
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday:  11:00 am-07:00 pm
    Thursday, Friday, Saturday:  11:00 am-09:00 pm
  • Public:   All publics