New exhibition curated by current MA Human Rights student Dorcas Taylor

Wednesday 18 January 2023

‘Shot two zebras. Played tennis’: Scarborough museum confronts legacy of colonial past. Discovery of stuffed animals from central Africa and recordings from ‘human zoo’ inspires exhibition

This exhibition was curated by our current MA Human Rights student, Dorcas Taylor.  

This exhibition at 'From Local to Global' was curated by our current MA Human Rights student, Dorcas Taylor. 

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This is an exciting new exhibition that confronts colonial legacies in innovate ways. Dorcas drew on some of her knowledge acquired in the MA on topics such as indigenous peoples’ rights and environmental rights to develop the exhibition. 

"It’s so important we don’t hide from these histories." - Dorcas Taylor

Also read Dorcas' response to the photo the Guardian used of her here: What's in a photograph? — From Local to Global

Photograph: Richard Saker/the Guardian.