Blog

All events as well as further interviews, online exhibitions and essays are documented and published on the accompanying TALKING OBJECTS BLOG.

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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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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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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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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