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'Human Zoo' Exhibition Featuring Black Actors In Cages Shuts Down After Protests

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.29.2014 | Arts

A performance art piece titled "Exhibit B" was slated to run from September 23 until September 27 at London's Barbican Centre. The controversial work,...

Controversial 'Human Zoo' Will Be Reenacted 100 Years Later As Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.18.2014 | Arts

One hundred years ago, an exhibition debuted in Oslo, Norway, consisting of 80 individuals of African descent put on display in a "human zoo." Titled ...

Black Women's Hair And The Human Zoo: Are You Admiring Or Exploiting?

Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 08.07.2013 | Black Voices
Gabrielle Dunkley

In the "You Can Touch My Hair" exhibit, the Others, black female participants, consent to the ogling in hopes of deconstructing the curiosity for mutual education. The exhibit and the exhibited are forced to confront each other's questions about race.

WATCH: Tourists Force Tribesman To Dance In 'Human Zoo'

Posted 01.12.2012 | Home

Outrage continues to grow among human rights groups and Indian politicians in response to a video showing women from the Jarawa tribe being bribed by ...

The 5 Most Terrifying Zoo Exhibits Ever | David Moye | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

Zoos are where many people get their first up-close look at the great members of the animal kingdom. But while today's zoos are designed to help p...