Trails from the Storage
Searching Histories’ Futures
LAB 6 reworks Hermann Bertram's colonial collection. It provides insights into a lively discussion about politics of cultural memory in Germany and Cameroon.
With a presentation in the upper foyer, we trace the path of the objects from the Kingdom of Benin to the Linden Museum historically, make milestones of their return to Benin City visible, and present perspectives on their future.
Wednesday, 30 November, 6 pm
TAVMA FilmClub: "Flee" tells the story of the Afghan refugee child Amin Nawabi largely through animation. The film by Jonas Poher Rasmussen was awarded the European Film Prize 2021.
We actively and self-critically face our past and take the responsibility for the museum's collection holdings very seriously. We are open to requests for restitution from relatives and representatives of the communities of origin.
Following the principle of the laboratory, we develop and test new forms of museum knowledge production, mediation, and presentation in eight LindenLABs. Follow our blog.
Highlands of Myanmar
Together with representatives of indigenous cultural initiatives from Myanmar’s Karenni region, LindenLAB 1 experimented with new forms of sharing knowledge and resources and of working together.
"Taking Care - Ethnographic and World Cultures Museums as Spaces of Care": The EU cooperation project of 13 European partners including our museum is scheduled for four years.
The Association of the Many, DIE VIELEN, aims to strengthen opportunities for communication and action amongst artists, ensembles and agents within the performing arts and the fine arts. We are part of it.