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Denies the simultaneous existence of the ethnographic object and the subject (observer and observed), and thus, represents the placement of the object in another time. Coined by anthropologist Johannes Fabian in "Time and the Other"
The perception of primitive art in the Western context has many moral-aesthetic dilemmas, that upon investigation can help use to understand native aesthetic allochronisms in ourselves and the Other.
by rfpotter December 04, 2010

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