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Wayne Modest

Wayne Modest (Jamaica) is head of the Curatorial Department and head of the Research Center at the Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam. Before this, he was Keeper of Anthropology at the Horniman Museum and Director of the Museums of History and Ethnography at the Institute of Jamaica.

Modest studied chemistry at the University of the West Indies in Kingston and museology at the Reinwardt Academie in Amsterdam. He has published diverse works on the Carribean culture and history.

Wayne Modest contributes to Made in Europe – June 2 20:00 in Het Concertgebouw