Installation view of the exhibition “The Portable Universe / El Universo en tus Manos: Thought and Splendor of Indigenous Colombia,” May 29, 2022 - Oct 2, 2022, Los Angeles County Museum of Art Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA

Challenging the "Museum Voice"

Through the groundbreaking show “The Portable Universe / El Universo en tus Manos: Thought and Splendor of Indigenous Colombia,” the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) brings a new museological approach to the arts of the Ancient Americas. This exhibition prompts the museum world to reconsider its paradigms and encourages professionals as well as visitors to rethink the supposed objectivity of the museum as a provider of knowledge. Julia Burtenshaw, LACMA’s Assistant Curator in Art of the Ancient Americas, shares with us the six-year process that went into the making of this exhibition, from its obstacles to its victories.

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