Renate Anna Menzel is a collector and dealer based in Vienna, who established her gallery in 1998. It is specialized in Tunisian and Libyan textiles.
Of course, ethnology also emerged from a colonial claim to power and was largely in its service, but its documentation represents our knowledge of this life – a life that was only passed on from generation to generation orally. No ethnologist has penetrated this female sphere in Tunisia and Libya. R.A.M.
A conversation on the occasion of the exhibition: The bakhnoug, a book, wove, curated by Paul Vandenbroeck