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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Museum practices Exhibition

RÉ-IMAGINER LE PASSÉ - EXHIBITION @KINDL, Berlin

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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Decolonize Knowledge

Over My Dead Body: Everyone That Calls Me Brother, Brother Is My Brother Indeed

I have to work on this text from the back. I usually start a text by figuring out what I want to call it and then I start writing so that I do not worry about it. The text has a title already on my phone, well there are two texts and they are slightly related. Too much has happened and I am… Read more

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Decolonize Knowledge Objects (Re-Evaluation)

LA PALABRE #6 – LISTENING TO OBJECTS

14. December, 18.00 h @Vierte Welt, Kottbusser Tor, Berin. For the LA PALABRE series, from July-December 2023, we invite Berlin-based researchers*, artists*, and activists to discuss the issues we have been working on over the past two years as part of TALKING OBJECTS, an artistic research project… Read more

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Exhibition Museum practices Decolonize

RÉ-IMAGINER LE PASSÉ - EXHIBITION @DAKAR

“Ré-imaginer le passé” is more than just the two exhibitions in Dakar and Berlin — it is a long-term research journey, spanning several months. Read more

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Decolonize Performance/Artistic Intervention Talk

LA PALABRE #5 - REFUSING, EMBRACING, LETTING GO

November 10th, 18.00 h @Vierte Welt, Kottbusser Tor. For the LA PALABRE series, from July-December 2023, we invite Berlin-based researchers*, artists*, and activists to discuss the issues we have been working on over the past two years as part of TALKING OBJECTS, an artistic research project on… Read more

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Decolonize Knowledge

LA PALABRE #4 - LEARNING LESSONS

October 20, 18.00 h @Vierte Welt, Kottbusser Tor. For the LA PALABRE series, from July-December 2023, we invite Berlin-based researchers*, artists*, and activists to discuss the issues we have been working on over the past two years as part of TALKING OBJECTS, an artistic research project on… Read more

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Decolonize Deutsch Performance/Artistic Intervention

LA PALABRE #3 - TELLING TALES

»La Palabre« Six evenings on decolonial theory and practice TALKING OBJECTS LAB @Vierte Welt Adalbertstraße 96, 10999 Berlin July – December 2023 »La Palabre«: These are six evenings of decolonial theory and practice in Berlin-Kreuzberg, at the Vierte Welt at Kottbusser Tor, combining… Read more

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Decolonize Performance/Artistic Intervention

LA PALABRE #2 – COLLECTING SEEDS

»La Palabre« Six evenings on decolonial theory and practice TALKING OBJECTS LAB @Vierte Welt Adalbertstraße 96, 10999 Berlin July – December 2023 »La Palabre«: These are six evenings of decolonial theory and practice in Berlin-Kreuzberg, at the Vierte Welt at Kottbusser Tor, combining… Read more

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Decolonize Essay

DOGS HUNTING IN THE PARK, OR, HOW TO FOLLOW AN EMAIL THREAD IN 2017

My response to racism is anger. I have lived with that anger, on that anger, beneath that anger, on top of that anger, ignoring that anger, feeding upon that anger, learning to use that anger before it laid my visions to waste, for most of my life. Once I did it in silence, afraid of the weight of… Read more

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Decolonize Talk

LA PALABRE #1 – CUTTING FRUITS

An evening on decolonial theory and practice with Kavita Meelu, hn.lyonga, Celina Baljeet Basra, Daeng Khamlao and Magnus Elias Rosengarten on the 14th of July. Read more

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Decolonize Archive (Archive practices)

DECOLONIZING KNOWLEDGE

25-27 Mai 2023, Musée Théodore Monod, Dakar. With / Avec Mame-Penda Bâ, Njoki Ngumi, Nikita Dhawan, Fatou Kandé Senghor, Alibeta, Rokhaya Fall, Laïty Fary Ndiaye, Renée Akitelek Mboya, amongst others / parmi d'autres.  Le programme sera agrémenté d' interventions musicale. / The event is echoed by… Read more

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Decolonize Museum practices

RÉ-IMAGINER LE PASSÉ - LABoratoire @DAKAR

May 22-24, 2023 in Dakar: Artistic LABoratory and exhibition project in Dakar and Berlin in the frame of TALKING OBJECTS LAB. Read more

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Decolonize Objects (Re-Evaluation) Museum practices

Talking Objects. On the Origin and the Future of Objects in the Museum

As part of the exhibition "The Collection of Maximilian von Goldschmidt-Rothschild" at the Museum Angewandte Kunst, there will be a talk with Dr. Katharina Weiler (curator), Dr. Mahret Kupka and Isabel Raabe (both conception and curation, Talking Objects Lab) on Wednesday, April 26 at 6:30 pm. Read more

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Decolonize Talk

UNEXPECTED LESSONS #2 – Decolonizing Nature

In Session #3, artist Ayesha Keshani contributes a lecture performance on the Museum as Plantation, philosopher Sigridur Thorgeirsdottir gives an input on different ways of thinking, and both are joined by Mahret Ifeoma Kupka for a talk. TALKING OBJECTS LAB @Goethe Morph* Iceland: The three-day… Read more

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Archive (Archive practices)

Epistemological landscapes.

This is the script of a lecture by Erik Stein held on the occasion of a workshop on the digital archive in Dakar in January 2023. For the French version, see below. Read more

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Decolonize

UNEXPECTED LESSONS #2 – Decolonizing Nature

Session #2 focuses on the intersection of landscape and memory and nature as an archive. Chai Tayiana Maina's input is about the origins of place names in Kenya, the poet hn. lyonga reads his poem "Memories of Trees", Neo Musangi talks about dealing with the Nairobi National Park in her lecture… Read more

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Contemporary Art Decolonize Museum practices

TALKING OBJECTS LAB RESIDENCIES: Élise Fitte-Duval

We are happy to announce the latest TALKING OBJECTS LAB residencies at Musée Théodore Monod with Élise Fitte-Duval and Henri Sagna, who will both work with the collection of the museum for the coming months. Read more

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Decolonize

UNEXPECTED LESSONS #2 – Decolonizing Nature

Video Documentation of Session #1: Harriet Chebet Ng’ok with an input on the Indigenous Forest, and in conversation with Njoki Ngumi, followed by a Digital Lesson from Nairoby by Patrick Maundu. TALKING OBJECTS LAB @Goethe Morph* Iceland. The three-day performative conference UNEXPECTED LESSONS #2… Read more

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Decolonize Restitution

UNEXPECTED LESSONS #4 – Decolonizing Restitution

Panel Talks, Discussions and Artistic Interventions Friday, February 10, 2023, 4pm – 9pm in cooperation with Heinrich-Boell-Foundation Nigeria Read more

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Decolonize Archive (Archive practices)

TALKING OBJECTS ARCHIVE @DAKAR

What is the potential of technology for African museums? How can a digital collection contribute to the mediation, re-evaluation, dissemination and research of objects? How to digitize, technically? And how to digitize, aesthetically? Read more

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Contemporary Art Decolonize Archive (Archive practices)

TALKING OBJECTS LAB RESIDENCIES: Henri Sagna

We are happy to announce the latest TALKING OBJECTS LAB residencies at at Musée Théodore Monod with Élise Fitte-Duval and Henri Sagna, who will both work with the collection of the museum for the coming months. Read more

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