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Exhibition view “Invisible Inventories: Questioning Kenyan Collections in Western Museums”; Weltkulturen Labor; Photo: Peter Wolff 2021 Exhibition view “Invisible Inventories: Questioning Kenyan Collections in Western Museums”; Weltkulturen Labor; Photo: Peter Wolff 2021 Exhibition view “Invisible Inventories: Questioning Kenyan Collections in Western Museums”; Weltkulturen Labor; Photo: Peter Wolff 2021 Exhibition view “Invisible Inventories: Questioning Kenyan Collections in Western Museums”; Weltkulturen Labor; Photo: Peter Wolff 2021 Exhibition view “Invisible Inventories: Questioning Kenyan Collections in Western Museums”; Weltkulturen Labor; Photo: Peter Wolff 2021 Exhibition view “Invisible Inventories: Questioning Kenyan Collections in Western Museums”; Weltkulturen Labor; Photo: Peter Wolff 2021 Exhibition view “Invisible Inventories: Questioning Kenyan Collections in Western Museums”; Weltkulturen Labor; Photo: Peter Wolff 2021 Exhibition view “Invisible Inventories: Questioning Kenyan Collections in Western Museums”; Weltkulturen Labor; Photo: Peter Wolff 2021 Exhibition view “Invisible Inventories: Questioning Kenyan Collections in Western Museums”; Weltkulturen Labor; Photo: Peter Wolff 2021 Exhibition view “Invisible Inventories: Questioning Kenyan Collections in Western Museums”; Weltkulturen Labor; Photo: Peter Wolff 2021 Exhibition view “Invisible Inventories: Questioning Kenyan Collections in Western Museums”; Weltkulturen Labor; Photo: Peter Wolff 2021 Hirizi ya fedha, Amulet (protective silver amulet); Swahili, Kenya, 20th century; Silver; Artist/craftsperson: unknown goldsmith in Mombasa; Collector: Dr Johanna Agthe; In the Weltkulturen Museum since 1974; Photo: Peter Wolff Finger ring; Swahili (?), Kenya, 20th century; Coin, silver; Artist/craftsperson: not documented; Collector: Dr Johanna Agthe; In the Weltkulturen Museum since 1974, Photo: Peter Wolff Elongo, Shield; Maasai, Kenya, 19th/20th century; Wood, buffalo skin; Artist/craftsperson: not documented; Previous owner: The Wellcome Historical Medical Museum, London, Great Britain; In the Weltkulturen Museum Frankfurt since 1955; Photo: Peter Wolff Kanga on the 8th anniversary of Kenya's independence (12.12.1971); Cotton; Producer: Tasini, Tanzania, 1971; Collector: Dr Johanna Agthe; In the Weltkulturen Museum, Frankfurt am Main since 1974; Photo: Peter Wolff Hirizi, Necklace (Talisman/Charm); Swahili, Kenya, 20th century Silver; Artist/craftsperson: not documented; Collector: Dr Johanna Agthe; In the Weltkulturen Museum since 1974; Photo: Peter Wolff Kamba figure (Frankfurt); Kamba, Kenya, 1974; Wood; Artist: Joseph Mulli; Collector: Dr Johanna Agthe; In the Weltkulturen Museum since 1974; Photo: Peter Wolff Snuff box (Frankfurt); Kamba, Kenya, 19th / 20th century; Horn, leather, iron; Artist/craftsperson: not documented; Collector: probably Carl Georg Schillings; Previous owner: Königlichen Zoologischen und Anthropologisch-Ethnographischen Museum (now: Staatliche Kunstsammlung Dresden); In the Weltkulturen Museum since 1910; Photo: Peter Wolff Ndoome, ‘Dance Shield’; Kikuyu, Kenya; 19th/20th century; Wood, colour pigments; Artist/craftsperson: not documented; Dealer: William Ockleford Oldman; In the Weltkulturen Museum, Frankfurt am Main since 1911; Photo: Peter Wolff In November 2019 the project participants met in Nairobi for a one-week workshop. Left to right: George Juma Ondeng‘ (NMK), Njeri Gachihi (NMK), Sam Hopkins (Artist, SHIFT Kollektiv), Anisha Soff (Goethe-Institut Nairobi), Philemon Nyamanga (NMK), Marian Nur Goni (Art historian, SHIFT Kollektiv), Simon Rittmeier (Artist, SHIFT Kollektiv), Clara Himmelheber (Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum, Köln), Leonie Neumann (Weltkulturen Museum, Frankfurt a.M.), Lydia Nafula (NMK), Jim Chuchu (The Nest Collective), Njoki Ngumi (The Nest Collective), Sheila Akwany (Goethe-Institut Nairobi) Photo: National Museums of Kenya