Decolonize Contemporary Art

Deep Down Tidal

Talking Objects showed Tabita Rezaire’s brilliant video essay »Deep Down Tidal« (2017) in the context of the online event »Mapping Academia/The Pathways of Healing and Caring« in cooperation with 1014 New York on Dec 17, 2022. We are happy to screen it online (see below). 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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Decolonize Memory Knowledge

Mapping Academia / The Pathways of Healing and Caring

Discussion, Artistic Contributions and Music – Digital event in cooperation with 1014 – space for ideas, New York City (In English) – Registration for the livestream from Dec 1 under 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 –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?  Read more

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Decolonize African philosophy Museum practices

Repenser l’histoire d’art

UNEXPECTED LESSONS – 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

“What are all of these things?” a seven-year-old in an ethnographic museum asks the facilitator on her way through the exhibition. “Did you make them all yourselves?” What can the facilitator say in response except “no”? 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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