Yvette Mutumba on Why Decolonizing Institutions 'Has to Hurt'

In mid-June, as rallies for social and racial justice soared to a global tipping point in the wake of the murder of George Floyd, Amsterdam's Stedelijk Museum swiftly announced plans to hire two curators-at-large: Yvette Mutumba, co-founder and editor-in-chief of the art magazines Contemporary And (C&) Contemporary And América Latina (C&AL), and Adam Szymczyk, the artistic director of Documenta 14 (2017), with its critical stance towards the artistic legacy of European Enlightenment thinking.