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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Objects (Re-Evaluation) Contemporary Art Museum practices

Artwork: Viyé Diba

Senegalese artist Viyé Diba evolved a spatial textile work during his residency at the Musée Théodore Monod d'art africain, on the occasion of the Talking Objects event »Le Langage des Objets«. Read more

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Objects (Re-Evaluation) Museum practices Talk

Le Langage des Objets

TALKING OBJECTS LAB @Dakar. Discussion and Opening – Presentation by artist Viyé Diba within his residence at the Museum Théodore Monod. 4 December 2021, 17-19 h, Museum Théodore Monod in Dakar, Senegal. Read more

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Contemporary Art Talk

Talking Objects in Conversation: Caroline Gueye

Prior to ''Le Langage des Objets'', Malick Ndiaye met artist Caroline Gueye for an interview.  Read more

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Contemporary Art Talk

Talking Objects in Conversation: Viyé Diba

During a three-week residency, Viyé Diba, together with artist Caroline Gueye, entered into a dialogue with the objects in the collection of the Musée Théodore Monod. In particular, he explored the question of how to re-establish the link between the objects and modern Senegalese society. Read more

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Memory Knowledge Decolonize Objects (Re-Evaluation)

Le Langage des Objets

Discussion and Opening – Presentation by artist Viyé Diba within his residence at the Museum Théodore Monod. 4 December 2021, 17-19 h, Museum Théodore Monod in Dakar, Senegal. Read more

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Knowledge Memory Talk Museum practices

Music, Knowledge and Transmission

Keynote lecture of the performative discussion event UNEXPECTED LESSONS – Decolonizing Memory and Knowledge, June 11-12 2021 at Academy of the Arts, Berlin, in Nairobi and online. Read more

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Archive (Archive practices) Knowledge Decolonize Performance/Artistic Intervention Talk

Interview with El Hadji Malick Ndiaye

Ahead of the two-day symposium UNEXPECTED LESSONS, Magnus Elias Rosengarten talked to art historian El Hadji Malick Ndiaye in Berlin. Read more

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Talk Objects (Re-Evaluation)

Interview with Felwine Sarr

Ahead of the two-day symposium UNEXPECTED LESSONS, Magnus Elias Rosengarten talked to keynote speaker Felwine Sarr in Berlin. Read more

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African philosophy Contemporary Art Decolonize Archive (Archive practices) Knowledge Memory Museum practices 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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