Innermost Spaces



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.

textile, tradition, gender, crafts, knowledge, archive, libya, tunisia

Renate Anna Menzel

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.

Renate_Anna_Menzel, The Bakhnoug, a book, woven, curated by Paul Vandenbroeck, installation view, Villa Romana, Florence, 2016; photo: OKNO studio

Innermost Spaces