Memory of Understanding 2

17.07.2024 Sound Performance & Conversation with Elsa M'Bala

Sound Performance & Conversation with the Artist moderated by Ibou C. Diop. 17. July, 19.00h. At the KINDL – Centre for Contemporary Art (M0) Am Sudhaus 3, Berlin-Neukölln. In English & German, Free admission. Read more

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Theatrum Botanicum

21.07.2024 Filmscreening by Uriel Orlow

Screening of three video works from Uriel Orlow's Theatrum Botanicum series, followed by a conversation between the artist and Isabel Raabe. 21. July, 20.00h. At Spore Initiative, Hermannstr. 86, 12051 Berlin. In English & free Admission. Read more

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The Cosmologies of Objects - EXHIBITION @KfW Villa 102

03.07.2024 - 04.08.2024

Objects are archives — Memories and stories are stored in the object’s materiality and shape, in their traces of use and functions, in their sound and smell. How can we uncover this knowledge? The exhibition “The Cosmologies of Objects”, which opens on July 3 at KfW Villa 102 in Frankfurt, deals with this question and many more. Read more

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RÉ-IMAGINER LE PASSÉ

24.3.2024 - 28.7.2024

What futures are possible from our shared history? Which pasts deserve to be told? How can knowledge be questioned today? And why is knowledge a construction of world orders? These are the initial questions of the Ré-imaginer le passé project. Read more

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Film Talk

Theatrum Botanicum

Screening of three video works from Uriel Orlow's Theatrum Botanicum series, followed by a conversation between the artist and Isabel Raabe. At Spore Initiative, Hermannstr. 86, 12051 Berlin. In English & free Admission. Read more

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Contemporary Art

Poussière de lune

The exhibition Ré-imaginer le passé at the KINDL - Centre for Contemporary Art is showing Caroline Gueye's work Poussière de lune, which consists of a secret ESA plastic recipe and moon dust, until 28 July 2024. Gueye, an artist and astrophysicist, often integrates elements of astrophysics into her… Read more

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Performance/Artistic Intervention

Memory of Understanding 2

Sound Performance & Conversation with the Artist moderated by Ibou C. Diop. At the KINDL – Centre for Contemporary Art (M0) Am Sudhaus 3, Berlin-Neukölln. In English & German, Free admission. Read more

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Exhibition Contemporary Art

The Cosmologies of Objects - EXHIBITION @KfW Villa 102

Objects are archives — Memories and stories are stored in the object’s materiality and shape, in their traces of use and functions, in their sound and smell. How can we uncover this knowledge? The exhibition “The Cosmologies of Objects”, which opens on July 3 at KfW Villa 102 in Frankfurt, deals… Read more

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Contemporary Art

Déekilate

Ibrahima Thiam’s installation Déekilate, inspired by nature's unseen forces, merges the sacred with art. He transitioned from economics to photography, exploring archives, memory, and African myths. Read more

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Contemporary Art Archive (Archive practices) Talk Museum practices

THINK TANK: The Cosmologies of Objects

The think tank in Frankfurt deals with the cosmologies of objects and focuses on three main topics materiality, spirituality and gendered objects. It takes place from the 3 July to the 6 July in Frankfurt am Main. Read more

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Contemporary Art

Memory Of Time. Boulene Ko Niit! Neeke Bou Leneum Tal Takoul Bou Leene Ko Niit!

Mansour Ciss Kanakassy has lived in Berlin since the early 1990s and his works explore the dynamic of power derived from the colonial era as well as pre-colonial African knowledge and its symbolism. Read more

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Talk Decolonize

La Palabre: Ré-imaginer le passé

Food and Discussions, in German and English. At Berlin Global Village, Am Sudhaus 2, 12053 Berlin. June 14, 18.00 h Read more

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Contemporary Art

Synthèse

Viyé Diba, known for using recycled and local materials, created the installation “Synthèse” during the TALKING OBJECTS LAB residency in 2021 at Musée Théodore Monod in Dakar — today it is on view at the KINDL — Centre for Contemporary Art, Berlin. Read more

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Contemporary Art

Obeah: Voyage Au Bout de La Piroge

Nathalie Anguezomo Mba Bikoro's Obeah explores the grief of Andrea Manga Bell, former queen of Douala, following the murder of her son, Prince José Emmanuel Berroa Manga Bell in 1947, and is currently on view at the KINDL — Centre for Contemporary Art, Berlin. Read more

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Exhibition Museum practices

Das Imaginäre

Das Imaginäre: Thematic tour with Jeanne Mizero Nzakizabandi (Art educator and curator, Frankfurt / Main) . At KINDL – Centre for Contemporary Art (in the exhibition Ré-imaginer le passé, M2), Saturday, May 25. 14:00 h. Am Sudhaus 3, Berlin-Neukölln, In German. Free Admission + Registration needed. Read more

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Archive (Archive practices) Objects (Re-Evaluation)

Esprit des Objets – Objets des Esprit

Internal TALKING OBJECTS ARCHIVE-Workshops with Groupe d'Action et d'Étude Critique Africa/GAEC at GAEC Community Centre, Saint-Louis, Senegal. Read more

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Exhibition Archive (Archive practices)

LES YEUX DE L'EAU - EXHIBITION @GAEC–Africa, Saint-Louis

As a partner in the development of the TALKING OBJECTS ARCHIVE, GAEC's project « Esprit des Objets - Objets des Esprit » deals with a collection of West African objects from the Musée Théodore Monod (Dakar) curated for the TALKING OBJECTS ARCHIVE. GAEC is establishing an exhibition « Les yeux de… Read more

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Talk Knowledge Decolonize

“Critical thinking is the slow cooking of the soul”

“Critical thinking is the slow cooking of the soul”: Lecture by Nikita Dhawan (Political scientist, Berlin) and María do Mar Castro Varela (Political scientist, Berlin). At KINDL – Centre for Contemporary Art (in the exhibition Ré-imaginer le passé, M2), Wednesday, May 8, 19:00 h. Am Sudhaus 3,… Read more

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Decolonize Essay Talk Exhibition

READING SESSION with C& Center of Unfinished Business

READING SESSION with C& Center of Unfinished Business. Moderated by Celina Baljeet Basra. At KINDL – Centre for Contemporary Art (in the exhibition Ré-imaginer le passé, M2), Friday, April 26, 18:00 h. Am Sudhaus 3, Berlin-Neukölln. In German and English. Free admission. Read more

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Archive (Archive practices)

ABOUT THE TALKING OBJECTS ARCHIVE

The TALKING OBJECTS ARCHIVE is a digital platform looking at questions of decolonial knowledge production and will be launched in December 2024. Read more

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Archive (Archive practices) Decolonize

Plural Knowledge on the Digital

The TALKING OBJECTS ARCHIVE team based in Berlin and Nairobi came together for an internal workshop in Nairobi to further evolve the archive, with a particular focus on the challenges of communicating plural and non-hierarchical knowledge digitally. Read more

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Performance/Artistic Intervention Decolonize

OBEAH: resurrection

OBEAH: resurrection. Performance by Nathalie Anguezomo Mba Bikoro at KINDL – Centre for Contemporary Art (M0), Wednesday, April 3, 19:00 h. Am Sudhaus 3, Berlin-Neukölln. In German and English. Free admission Read more

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Archive (Archive practices) Contemporary Art

TALKING OBJECTS ARCHIVE Residency: Karwitha Kirimi

We are pleased to announce the latest TALKING OBJECT ARCHIVE residency with Karwitha Kirimi. Karwitha will contribute to the archive with their own artistic practise, which will be linked to objects from the TALKING OBJECTS ARCHIVE digital collection. Read more

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Archive (Archive practices)

TALKING OBJECTS ARCHIVE Residency: Adam Yawe

We are pleased to announce the latest TALKING OBJECTS ARCHIVE residency with Adam Yawe. He will contribute to the archive with his own artwork, which will be linked to objects from the TALKING OBJECTS ARCHIVE digital collection. Read more

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Decolonize Exhibition Talk

The Concept of the Imaginary

Conversations with the artists and curators of the exhibition Ré-imaginer le passé at the KINDL – Centre for Contemporary Art. Sunday, March 24, 14.30-16.30 h, Am Sudhaus 3, Berlin-Neukölln, Free Admission. Read more

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