Bayryam Bayryamali, Magnum Photos: ‘Museum Un-Watching’, 2020 series


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Museum Un-Watching

A podcast featuring Bayryam Bayryamali, New Museum School Trainee at Magnum Photos part of our New Museum School Podcast series produced with Chrome Media.

What is a museum without objects of questionable origin? Who belongs in these spaces of cultural significance? Who holds the rights of representation over a museums possessions?

In this podcast Bayryam Bayryamali attempts to answer each of these questions by investigating photography from Elliot Erwitt’s “Museum Watching” series.

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Image: ENGLAND. London. 1996. British Museum. © Elliot Erwitt/Magnum Photos

Original Music by Culture& Archives & Digital Media Trainee, Eno Inwang