UNEXPECTED LESSONS #3

Decolonizing Romantik

Awakening, nostalgia and nationalism, Orientalism and the mystification of nature - How did Romantic Europe look at the world? And how does Romanticism shape Europe's self-image today? Read more

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UNEXPECTED LESSONS #2 – Decolonizing Nature

TALKING OBJECTS LAB @Goethe Morph* Iceland

The three-day performative conference UNEXPECTED LESSONS #2 will take place as part of the festival Goethe Morph* Iceland in Reykjavik on September 13th -15th, 2022. Find the program and link to the livestream below. Read more

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Imagining an Archive for Decolonial Knowledge

TALKING OBJECTS Research Lab

A digital conversation in December 2021. With Njoki Ngumi, Jim Chuchu, Neo Musangi, Malick Ndiaye, Mahret Ifeoma Kupka and Isabel Raabe Read more

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Decolonial information technology workshop

TALKING OBJECTS Research Lab

A digital conversation on the digital in December 2021. With Chao Tayiana Maina, Erik Stein, Mahret Ifeoma Kupka, and Isabel Raabe. Read more

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Decolonize Performance/Artistic Intervention Talk

UNEXPECTED LESSONS #3 – Decolonizing Romantik

Awakening, nostalgia and nationalism, Orientalism and the mystification of nature - How did Romantic Europe look at the world? And how does Romanticism shape Europe's self-image today? Read more

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Decolonize

Input by Patrick Muandu

Patrick Muandu spoke on the occasion of the workshop ANTI-COLONIAL APPROACHES TO NATURE in Nairobi: a one-day workshop on 15 July 2022 on "Decolonizing Nature" with 15 experts from various fields, discussing about agriculture, food and related health systems, seed archives, climate change and… Read more

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Decolonize

TALKING OBJECTS LAB IN CONVERSATION: Ann Moraa

Interview with Ann Moraa of LAM Sisterhood on the occasion of the workshop ANTI-COLONIAL APPROACHES TO NATURE in Nairobi: one-day workshop on 15 July 2022 on "Decolonizing Nature" with 15 experts from various fields, discussing about agriculture, food and related health systems, seed archives,… Read more

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Decolonize Film

Pumzi

PUMZI (2009) by Kenian filmmaker Wanuri Kahiu was screened as part of the UNEXPECTED LESSONS #2 film program on Sep 15, 2022 at Goethe Morph* Iceland at Nordic House Iceland. Read more

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Decolonize Talk Performance/Artistic Intervention

UNEXPECTED LESSONS #2 – Decolonizing Nature

TALKING OBJECTS LAB @Goethe Morph* Iceland. The three-day performative conference UNEXPECTED LESSONS #2 will take place as part of the festival Goethe Morph* Iceland at Nordic House in Reykjavik on September 13th - 15th, 2022. Read more

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Decolonize Film

The Conspicuous Parts

Assaf Gruber's film „The Conspicuous Parts“ will be screened as part of UNEXPECTED LESSONS #2 – Decolonizing Nature at Goethe Morph* Iceland on Sep 15, 2022. Read more

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Decolonize Film

Wild Relatives

WILD RELATIVES by Jumana Manna will be screened as part of UNEXPECTED LESSONS #2 Decolonizing Nature, Sep 13-15 at Goethe Morph* Iceland at Nordic House. The program on Sep 14 & 15 will be live-streamed from Reykjavik via the website of Nordic House. Read more

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Decolonize Film

Theatrum Botanicum

„Theatrum Botanicum“ by Uriel Orlow encompasses three individual short films and looks to the botanical world as a stage for politics at large through film, photography, installation and sound. Read more

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Contemporary Art Performance/Artistic Intervention

TALKING OBJECTS LAB IN CONVERSATION: Ibrahima Thiam

Ibrahima Thiam in conversation with El Hadji Malick Ndiaye Read more

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Decolonize

Anti-Colonial Approaches to Nature

One-day workshop on 15 July 2022 on "Decolonizing Nature" with 15 experters from various fields to discuss about agriculture, food and related health systems, seed archives, climate change and landscpae as an archive of memories. Read more

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UNEXPECTED LESSONS #2 - Decolonizing Nature

The three-day performative conference UNEXPECTED LESSONS #2 will take place as part of the festival Goethe Morph* Iceland at Nordic House in Reykjavik on September 13th - 15th, 2022. Read more

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Decolonize Objects (Re-Evaluation) Performance/Artistic Intervention

Revisiter les Objets

Artist Residency /Presentation & Lecture Performance with Ibrahima Thiam on May 26th 2022 at Musée Théodore Monod in Dakar, Senegal. Read more

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Decolonize Memory Performance/Artistic Intervention Talk

Interactive Temporary Monument

TALKING OBJECTS LAB is invited to create a Temporary Monument at Kottbusser Tor, Berlin – using the space of an advertising column. APRIL 26 - MAY 5, 2022. Read more

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Decolonize Memory Knowledge Performance/Artistic Intervention

Interactive Temporary Monument

What can knowledge be today? TALKING OBJECTS LAB is invited to create a Temporary Monument at Kottbusser Tor, Berlin – using the space of an advertising column. APRIL 26 - MAY 5, 2022. Read more

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Talk Performance/Artistic Intervention Objects (Re-Evaluation) Decolonize

PROGRAM PREVIEW 2022

Starting with an interactive temporary monument at Kottbusser Tor, in 2022, Talking Object Lab's polyphonous projects will take place in Dakar, Nairobi and in Iceland, amongst others. Read more

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Decolonize Archive (Archive practices) Objects (Re-Evaluation)

Imagining an Archive for Decolonial Knowledge

A digital conversation in December 2021. With Njoki Ngumi, Jim Chuchu, Neo Musangi, Malick Ndiaye, Mahret Ifeoma Kupka and Isabel Raabe Read more

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Restitution Objects (Re-Evaluation)

Lecture & Artwork by Caroline Gueye

This lecture was held on the occasion of the TALKING OBJECTS LAB event «Le Langage des Objets» by artist Caroline Gueye at Musée Theodore Monod, Dakar, Dec 4, 2021. Read more

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Decolonize Objects (Re-Evaluation)

Verlust und Heilung

Es reicht nicht, in der Kolonialzeit gestohlene Kunst zurückzugeben. Es geht aber auch nicht um Schuld. Angestrebt ist eine Auseinandersetzung mit der Geschichte der kulturellen Verletzungen, der Kunst und den traditionellen Materialien, aus der heraus Neues entstehen kann. Cornelia Wilß führte mit… Read more

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Museum practices Objects (Re-Evaluation)

Talking Objects in Conversation: Hamady Bocoum

What knowledge is hidden in objects? What memories are archived in them? What do they have to tell us and how do we make them speak? Read more

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Decolonize Archive (Archive practices) Objects (Re-Evaluation)

Decolonial information technology workshop

A digital conversation on the digital. With Chao Tayiana Maina, Erik Stein, Mahret Ifeoma Kupka, and Isabel Raabe. Read more

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Objects (Re-Evaluation) Museum practices

Talking Objects in Conversation: Mamarame Seck

What knowledge is hidden in objects? What memories are archived in them? What do they have to tell us and how do we make them speak? Read more

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