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Art historian Alice Procter is on a mission to decolonise museums and galleries in her ‘Uncomfortable Art Tours’

When you wander around a museum or a gallery, how deeply do you think about the legacy of historical artifacts and objects that are on display?

Do you think about how they were acquired?

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Or, how about how an object is displayed? How it is lit, or located, or labelled?

These are the kinds of questions that plague Alice Procter — a London-based Australia-raised art historian with a masters in anthropology, who curates exhibitions, makes podcasts and…

“The history of British art is also the history of empire and genocide, written by collectors who…

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