Staging of Stereotypes

  • A group of Somali posing before the panoramic landscape in Hagenbeck’s zoo which was specially laid out for them. By the turn of the Century, few contemporaries understood that these stagings, by no means, showed foreign cultures, but were rather a confirmation to the stereotypes Europeans had.

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