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 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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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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Contemporary Art Decolonize Museum practices

TALKING OBJECTS LAB RESIDENCIES: Élise Fitte-Duval

We are pleased to announce the most recent TALKING OBJECTS LAB residency at Musée Théodore Monod with Élise Fitte-Duval, who will be working with the collection of the museum for the forthcoming months. 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 the Musée Théodore Monod with Henri Sagna, who will work with the museum collection for the coming months. 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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