BBC – The Cultural Frontline: Cultural restitution… who decides?

November 26, 2022

Tina Daheley is joined by Herman Parzinger, President of the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation who oversees the work of 27 museums and cultural organizations in Germany; Annelize Kotze, Curator at the national Iziko Museums of South Africa; Alexander Herman, Director of the UK based Institute of Art and Law and author of Restitution: The Return of Cultural Artefacts; Deadria Farmer-Paellmann, a human rights activist who runs the US based Restitution Study Group and Victor Ehikhamenor, a leading Nigerian artist who’s been inspired to make work about restitution, including at the Venice Biennale.

Producer: Simon Richardson

(Photo: The Benin Bronzes on display in a museum. Credit: David Cliff/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty)

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