Asen: Forged Memories of Iron in Dahomey Vodun Art

The Musée Barbier-Mueller dedicates an exhibition to asen, iron altars, specifically those of the former kingdom of Dahomey. It explores an array of issues important to our understanding of these striking sculptures. Key among these are artist hands, questions of use, the history of these arts, and how asen enhance our understanding of the broader […]

21 November 2018 26 May 2019 Musée Barbier-Mueller, Geneva