New World Wunderkammer (main installation piece)

Amalia Mesa-Bains2013

Museo Eduardo Carrillo

Museo Eduardo Carrillo
Santa Cruz, United States

Given unlimited access to use the holdings in the Fowler Museum collection at UCLA, Mesa-Bains created the New World Wunderkammer and a series of 8 digitized prints.  In the specially build cabinet are objects representing Africa, the indigenous Americas and the Colonial mestizaje (racial mixture). 


  • Title: New World Wunderkammer (main installation piece)
  • Creator: Amalia Mesa-Bains
  • Date Created: 2013
  • Location Created: California, USA
  • Type: Installation
  • Medium: mixed media installation

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