Exhibition

The Whole Life. Archives & Imaginaries

Thu, Mar 24–Mon, Apr 18, 2022
Thu, Mar 24, 2022
From 5 pm
Free admission
Fri, Mar 25, 2022
11 am–8 pm
Free admission
Sat, Mar 26, 2022
11 am–8 pm
Free admission
Sun, Mar 27, 2022
12–8 pm
Free admission
Mon, Mar 28, 2022
12–8 pm
Free admission
Wed, Mar 30, 2022
12–8 pm
Free admission
Thu, Mar 31, 2022
12–8 pm
Free admission
Fri, Apr 1, 2022
12–8 pm
Free admission
Sat, Apr 2, 2022
12–8 pm
Free admission
Sun, Apr 3, 2022
12–8 pm
Free admission
Mon, Apr 4, 2022
12–8 pm
Free admission
Wed, Apr 6, 2022
12–8 pm
Free admission
Thu, Apr 7, 2022
12–8 pm
Free admission
Fri, Apr 8, 2022
12–8 pm
Free admission
Sat, Apr 9, 2022
12–8 pm
Free admission
Sun, Apr 10, 2022
12–8 pm
Free admission
Mon, Apr 11, 2022
12–8 pm
Free admission
Wed, Apr 13, 2022
12–8 pm
Free admission
Thu, Apr 14, 2022
12–8 pm
Free admission
Fri, Apr 15, 2022
12–8 pm
Free admission
Sat, Apr 16, 2022
12–8 pm
Free admission
Sun, Apr 17, 2022
12–8 pm
Free admission
Mon, Apr 18, 2022
12–8 pm
Free admission

Mar 25–Apr 18, 2022

Opening Thu Mar 25, 5 pm

Daily, except Tue, 12 noon–8 pm
Free admission, guided tours with entry ticket

Guided tours and screenings

FFP2 masks are required for this exhibition.
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Archival Grid (2022, video still), © Charlotte Eifler & Clarissa Thieme, 2022

Archives are places that perpetuate power relations and in which the canon and patterns of thought are consolidated for the future. At the same time, archives are the foundation from which the search for new narratives must begin to reflect current profound transformations of all spheres of life. For The Whole Life. An Archive Project, artists explored actual archives, each using their own strategies and methods of artistic research. Their work resulted in eight installations throughout HKW in which they explore new perspectives on their holdings and contexts as well as new possibilities for encounters.

Archive of Social Movements on the Move
Bini Adamczak
Mixed media installation, 2022
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TRIBUNALS – She*- Mangrove Archives
Nathalie Anguezomo Mba Bikoro
Five-channel sound installation, purpose-built sound booth, two video flatscreens, panel colour images, silk fabrics, wall tapestry, 2022
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The Phantom is Material
Archive außer sich
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Canary Archives – Files of Dreams and Other Matters
Chto Delat
Mixed media installation, 2022
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Evil.13.3 (Fragments & Extensions 4 OE)
Tony Cokes
Part 1: Three-channel installation, SD video, 2010
Part 2: Single-channel installation, SD video, 2006, 2010
Part 3: Single-channel projection, HD and SD video, 2006, 2010, 2022
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ARCHIVAL GRID
Charlotte Eifler & Clarissa Thieme
Part 1: Three-channel installation, 4K & SD to HD, 2022
Part 2: Three-channel installation, 8K to HD, 2022
Part 3: Single-channel installation, 4K & SD to HD, 2022
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Transient Witness(es)
Assaf Gruber
Transient Witness, video, German and Italian, 47 min, 2021
Präsens, sculpture, silver plated bronze, wood and paint, 74 cm x 44 cm x 16 cm, 2022
Movement, photo series, varying dimensions, 2022
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EVERYTHING MUST GO – Things and Beings Leave the Archive
Mobile Akademie Berlin (Hannah Hurtzig, Marian Kaiser)
Die Triage. Objekt 187: Dodo, video, 25 min, 2022
Béhanzin, video, 2 min, 2022
Objektwerdung, video, 8 min, 2013/ 2022
The Whole Life, told by one person, 240 min, 2022
The Schredder with Markus Öhrn with Death, Destruction & Dodos, performance and concert, 90 min, 2022
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a spindleful. here. again. / Casting an Echo: Architecture of Sericulture
Olaf Nicolai in collaboration with Nina Akhvlediani
Archival materials, photographs, digital collection, 2021/22
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