Unexpected Lessons

Decolonizing Memory and Knowledge on 11 & 12 June 2021

»The Western Archive is exhausted!« — Felwine Sarr What can knowledge be today, beyond European knowledge systems? New perspectives and different questions are needed in order to break up colonial thought patterns and challenge Eurocentric, white views. The Project TALKING OBJECTS aims to negotiate these questions on the African continent and in Germany. Five thematic fields are in the foreground: decolonizing memory, decolonizing knowledge, the re-evaluation of objects from colonial contexts, empowerment by and opportunities of artistic perspectives, and questions about classical museum… Read more

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Decolonize Memory Knowledge Film Archive (Archive practices, body as an archive) African philosophy

Unexpected Lessons

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Knowledge Memory Museum practices / Museums Talk

Unexpected Lessons Day 2

The performative discursive event »UNEXPECTED LESSONS - Decolonizing Memory and Knowledge« takes place on 11th and 12th of June 2021 in parallel in Akademie der Künste Berlin, Nairobi and the digital space. Read more

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Knowledge Memory Museum practices / Museums Talk

Unexpected Lessons Day 1

The performative discursive event »UNEXPECTED LESSONS - Decolonizing Memory and Knowledge« takes place on 11th and 12th of June 2021 in parallel in Akademie der Künste Berlin, Nairobi and the digital space. Read more

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Film Memory Contemporary Art Performance/Artistic Intervention

Syowia Kyambi

Kaspale is a trickster character I have created and developed over the past two years, which started as an open-ended performance intervention and has developed into other mediums such as photography, collage, and film. Kaspale began as a way to intervene in spaces charged with colonial activities,… Read more

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African philosophy Contemporary Art Decolonize Archive (Archive practices, body as an archive) Knowledge Memory Museum practices / Museums Performance/Artistic Intervention Talk

Healing, as we know it, is about following a holistic approach.

Interview with Curators Mahret Ifeoma Kupka and Isabel Raabe Read more

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