Next Month In Norway A Human Zoo Will Open, A Re-Enactment Of The Voyeurist Exhibitions Of Africans That Took Place During The Colonial Era. The Organizers Aim To Spark Discussions On The Legacy Of Racism And Colonialism, But Have They Overlooked The Pain And Humiliation This May Bring To Africans Worldwide, And The Danger Of The Resurgence Of Racial Stereotyping?

At the Human Zoo in Oslos Frogneparken, 1914 As part of mammoth celebrations of the 200th anniversary of Norway’s constitution, the Government of Norway is funding two artists to re-enact a human zoo which will open to the public on May 15. Oslo’s original Human Zoo or ‘Kongolandsbyen’ was central to Norway’s World Fair in