How can we imagine new forms of political debate and places for political communication? The new call for the web residencies by Solitude & ZKM is online now. Apply until June 28, 2019.
Edith Lázár reflects on interrelations of second-hand fashion practices, western and eastern economic systems, technocratic changes, and her life in Romania.
Cameroonian cartoonist Japhet Miagotar talks about North-South relations, and describes his work as a reflection of social behavior, shaped by personal history, ideologies, studies, and African statuary.
For three months Paula Bulling, graphic artist from Berlin, and Japhet Miagotar, graphic artist and lecturer from Dschang, have exchanged images and ideas about life in Berlin and Dschang, about childhood, the everyday and politics.
In this story, young people from a Congolese town fall prey to dream vendors in search of a better life. They follow a quest, which leads them to the depths of rivers in search of diamonds and gold.
By weaving together historical events and imagined texts, »Lebensentwürfe« questions the stories of West African women and their descendants, so as to tell it anew.
Nigerian writer Sada Malumfashi relates an encounter with his friends, while hunting a key in Berlin's night, roaming trough the city, learning Berlin, while in that moment shaping the city with a black perspective.
On his way from Germany to Kenya, Eric Otieno passed by Bagamoyo, in Tanzania, where he found traces of German colonialism. A reflection on the difficult, and distorted memory politics, which often repeat national narratives of founders, fathers, and flags.
Can one be thirsty in the sea? Can there be distance if we get close? Can music be silent?
A poem that reflects on contradictions, and realities existing next to each other.
Drawing from the Japanese art of shifu, a Sun Ra song, and old screensavers, the works The Text Is Text-ile & Of Sounds And Something Else discuss the recalibration of historical (written) heritage and knowledge.