Das Imaginäre

Thematic tour with Jeanne Mizero Nzakizabandi

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 + Registation needed. 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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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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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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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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Decolonize Knowledge

LA PALABRE #4 - LEARNING LESSONS

20th October, 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 Memory Performance/Artistic Intervention Talk

Interactive Temporary Monument

TALKING OBJECTS LAB is invited to create a Temporary Monument at Kottbusser Tor, Berlin – using the space of an advertising column. APRIL 26 - MAY 5, 2022. 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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Performance/Artistic Intervention Decolonize

Opowu

UNEXPECTED LESSONS — Decolonizing Memory and Knowledge, June 11-12 2021 at Academy of the Arts, Berlin, in Nairobi and online. Poetry Performance »Opowu« by Stefanie-Lahya Aukongo (poet, curator, singer) Read more

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Decolonize Talk

Black (European) Studies

The panel on Black (European) Studies surveys the current state as well as the history of Black Studies in Europe and Germany, also in relation to the evolution of Black Studies in the United States. With Natasha Kelly, Peggy Piesche and Vanessa E. Thompson. Moderated by Mahret Ifeoma Kupka. The… Read more

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Epistemic Shift in Memory and Knowledge

Because memory is so often developed from non-written texts, these narratives are more difficult to trace because of the scarcity of traces, but deep in the ideologies, practices, and politics of those denied history is an ethereal yet very real memory that is un-stated but nonetheless dis-static.  … 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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Contemporary Art Knowledge Memory Talk

Who heals here?

UNEXPECTED LESSONS – UNEXPECTED LESSONS – Decolonizing Memory and Knowledge, June 11-12 2021 at Academy of the Arts, Berlin, in Nairobi and online. - Artist talk with Elsa M'Bala, Nathalie Anguezomo Mba Bikoro and Magnus Elias Rosengarten (host) Read more

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African philosophy Archive (Archive practices) Knowledge Decolonize Memory

De-Westernization - On African Philosophy

What does the “decolonization of philosophy » mean? Is « philosophy » the real object of such a critical operation? 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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Decolonize African philosophy Museum practices

Repenser l’histoire d’art

UNEXPECTED LESSONS – Decolonizing Memory and Knowledge, June 11-12 2021 at Academy of the Arts, Berlin, in Nairobi and online. Panel discussion with Bénédicte Savoy (Art historian), El Hadji Malick Ndiaye (Art historian, curator) Moderation: Ibou Coulibaly Diop (Literary scholar) Read more

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Memory Knowledge Decolonize Objects (Re-Evaluation)

Coloniality and Education in Museums

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. “What are all of these things?” a seven-year-old in an ethnographic museum asks the facilitator on her way through the… 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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Memory Knowledge Museum practices Talk

Recreating Ecologies of Knowledge

Keynote lecture of the performative discussion event UNEXPECTED LESSONS – Decolonizing Memory and Knowledge, June 11-12 2021, at Academy of the Arts, Berlin, 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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Objects (Re-Evaluation) Contemporary Art Museum practices Decolonize

Listening to Objects

Objects are things in transition. Read more

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Knowledge Memory Museum practices Talk

Talking Objects

July 7, 7 pm. A talk in the frame of the exhibition "La lumière qui fait la bonheur..." by Georges Adéagbo (28 March - 25 July 2021 at KINDL — Centre for Contemporary Art, Berlin). Read more

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African philosophy Decolonize Memory Restitution Film

Video Talk: Nathalie Anguezomo Mba Bikoro & Magnus Elias Rosengarten

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