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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Knowledge Memory Museum practices / Museums Talk

Talking Objects

July 7, 7 pm. A talk in the frame of the exhibition "La lumière qui fait la bonheur..." by Georges Adéagbo (28 March - 25 July 2021 at KINDL - Center for Contemporary Art, Berlin). Read more

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African philosophy Contemporary Art Knowledge Talk Decolonize Film

Video Talk: Natasha A. Kelly & Magnus Elias Rosengarten

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Decolonize Museum practices / Museums Memory Knowledge African philosophy

WHEN THE EMPIRE GETS WEARY, THE OBJECTS MAY RETURN

Njoki Ngumi in conversation with Jim Chuchu 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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Contemporary Art Memory Performance/Artistic Intervention Film

Video Talk: Elsa M’Bala and Magnus Elias Rosengarten

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