The Whole Life. Archives & Reality

2019, May 19 — 25

The archive is omnipresent and always temporary. It reflects the realities of the past—while archived knowledge at the same time shapes the present. How do archives and their objects translate historical realities into contemporary narratives? What does this mean for the structure of archives, for their users, technologies, and forms of knowledge production? What can archives do for today’s societies?

To project

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The Whole Life, told by one person

The Whole Life, told by one person is a biographic experimental arrangement. In a performance in front of a live audience, a person, in this case Arjun Appadurai, attempts to tell their entire life story to a listener in 3-4 hours.

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The Material and Immaterial of the Archive (German, English)

With Barbara Kaufmann, Azusa Seyama, Ricardo Viviani, Marc Wagenbach, moderated by Ismaël Dia Original version Performance, talk, video, May 25, 2019

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Imagining the Archival Institution (German, English)

With Beatrice von Bismarck, Marion Ackermann, Anton Belov, Olaf Nicolai, moderated by Bernd Scherer Original version Lecture, roundtable, May 25, 2019

Audio – 1:14:06

Imagining the Archival Institution (German, English)

With Beatrice von Bismarck, Marion Ackermann, Anton Belov, Olaf Nicolai, moderated by Bernd Scherer Original version Lecture, roundtable, May 25, 2019

Audio – 1:15:55

The Material and Immaterial of the Archive (German, English)

With Barbara Kaufmann, Azusa Seyama, Ricardo Viviani, Marc Wagenbach, moderated by Ismaël Dia Original version Performance, talk, video, May 25, 2019

Video – 1:50:56

Migrating the Archive

With Filipa César, Mohamad Shawky Hassan, Tamer El Said, moderated by Stefanie Schulte Strathaus English original version Panel, May 24, 2019

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Narrations and Displays of the Archive (German, English)

With Doreen Mende, Gloria Meynen, Daniel Rosenberg, moderated by Sarah E. James Original version Panel, May 24, 2019

Audio – 1:29:52

Narrations and Displays of the Archive (German, English)

With Doreen Mende, Gloria Meynen, Daniel Rosenberg, moderated by Sarah E. James Original version Panel, May 24, 2019

Audio – 1:50:57

Migrating the Archive

With Filipa César, Mohamad Shawky Hassan, Tamer El Said, moderated by Stefanie Schulte Strathaus English original version Panel, May 24, 2019

Video – 0:59:25

Collecting the Archive of the Avant-Gardes (German)

With Egidio Marzona, Beatrice von Bismarck, moderated by Bernd Scherer Introduction: Marion Ackermann, Bernd Scherer German original version Lecture, roundtable, May 23, 2019

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The Art of the Archive

With Sven Spieker, Vadim Zakharov English original version Lecture, presentation, May 23, 2019

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The Vulnerable Archive

With Graciela Carnevale, Thokozani Mhlambi, Sneha Ragavan, moderated by Antonia Alampi, Bonaventure S. B. Ndikung English original version Panel, May 23, 2019

Video – 1:27:46

Archiving the Avant-Garde: Elsewhere and otherwise

With Ann Laura Stoler, Marcelo Rezende English original version Keynote, discussion, May 23, 2019

Audio – 0:59:50

Collecting the Archive of the Avant-Gardes (German)

With Egidio Marzona, Beatrice von Bismarck, moderated by Bernd Scherer Introduction: Marion Ackermann, Bernd Scherer German original version Lecture, Roundtable, May 23, 2019

Audio – 1:41:13

The Vulnerable Archive

With Graciela Carnevale, Thokozani Mhlambi, Sneha Ragavan, moderated by Antonia Alampi, Bonaventure S. B. Ndikung English original version Panel, May 23, 2019