La Palabre: Ré-imaginer le passé

14.06.2024 Building a Decolonial Library

Food and Discussions, In German and English, At Berlin Global Village, Am Sudhaus 2, 12053 Berlin. Read more

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

18.05.2024 - 31.05.2024

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 l'eau », which opens on 18 May in Saint Louis, followed by workshops on objects and their cosmologies on 21 and 22 May together with the TALKING OBJECTS team, neighbors, artists and thinkers. 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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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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Decolonize

Input by Patrick Maundu

Patrick Maundu 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

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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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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Talk Objects (Re-Evaluation)

The Other Objects – A New Behaviour

“The Other Objects” explores the idea that the framework of object movement needs to expand beyond the three-dimensional artefact and consider the public space, the constructed environment as objects upon which the same forces of colonial appropriation and movement. The Nairobi team wishes to invite… Read more

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Decolonize Talk

Unexpected Lessons – Welcome Remarks

„The Western archive is exhausted!“ says Felwine Sarr. What can knowledge be today, beyond European knowledge systems? New perspectives and questions are needed in order to break up colonial thought patterns and challenge Eurocentric, white views that are deeply rooted in the European understanding… Read more

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Talk Decolonize

Decolonization Labour is Emotional Labour

»Why are we keeping our heritage in someone else’s country?« Read more

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Knowledge Memory Museum practices Talk

UNEXPECTED LESSONS

The performative discursive event »UNEXPECTED LESSONS - Decolonizing Memory and Knowledge« took place on 11th and 12th of June 2021 in parallel in Akademie der Künste Berlin, Nairobi and the digital space. Read more

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Film Memory Contemporary Art Performance/Artistic Intervention

Syowia Kyambi

Kaspale is a trickster character I have created and developed over the past two years, which started as an open-ended performance intervention and has developed into other mediums such as photography, collage, and film. Kaspale began as a way to intervene in spaces charged with colonial activities,… 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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