AYESHA FUENTES publishes article in Sapiens

Ayesha Fuentes, a 2014 graduate of the UCLA/Getty MA program in Conservation of Ethnographic Materials and former employee of the Fowler Museum at UCLA, has published the article Reconsidering Fragility in Museums - and the World in the online magazine Sapiens. Following the climate protests at different art museums, in this article she considers the role of museums in the unsustainable exploitation of nature and cultural resources. Fuentes is an objects conservator and material historian specialized in the care of archaeological and ethnographic collections. After receiving her MA at UCLA, she earned a PhD from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London. She is currently the Isaac Newton Trust Research Associate in Conservation at the University of Cambridge Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.