The Whole Life: Archives and Reality

2019, May 19 — 25

Archive viewing, congress, academy
Kunsthalle im Lipsiusbau, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden

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

Video – 1:30:26

Archive außer sich: Tiny Desk Lecture

Part of “The Whole Life: Archives and Reality” English original version May 22, 2019