Week 2: Art from West Africa – the Benin Bronzes

This video is powerful in its message about how colonialism has stolen, attacked and plundered West Africa’s rich cultural heritage and history. Standing in the museum of the descendants of the colonizers, in front of the plundered works, the descendant of the affected himself tells of the consequences of the attackers. Events that have been done in the past will be reflected in the future, and their traces will never be erased nor forgotten.

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