Documenting SWICH


As a result of the SWICH project, several publications were produced: a Coffee Table Book, a book documenting the SWICH residencies, an academic publication and a series of booklets documenting the SWICH exhibitions.(read more)

Final Meeting

Multiple Voices of a Colonised World

SWICH Closing Meeting/Conference at Weltmuseum Wien, 6 & 7 September 2018. The SWICH closing meeting was organised in the form of a conference, it invited critical engagement with the questions of the present and future roles of ethnographic museums within a changing Europe. (read more)

Conference, maa Cambridge

Exhibiting Cultures, Exhibiting Empire, Exhibiting Europe

SWICH Conference, July 2018, organized by maa Cambridge. Presentations and panel discussions explored recent examples of how museums of world culture are tackling legacies of empire and colonialism and issues of belonging.(read more)


Lina Issa

With the Artist in Residence project, the Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen (the Netherlands) tried to push thinking around diversity and inclusion within the museum. (read more)


Out of the Box - Moving Worlds

Out of the Box establishes a dialogue between people with transnational identities living in Vienna and museum objects. In this context, people of different backgrounds and with different stories comment objects of the Weltmuseum Wien from their very own perspective.(read more)