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Dialogue Meeting

Cameroon and Germany

Dialogue Meeting

Dialogue Meeting

Eleven German world cultures museums, delegates from the Cameroonian Inter-Ministerial Committee in Charge for the Restitution of Cameroonian Cultural Properties Illegaly Exported Abroad, and representatives of the Traditional Royal Houses from Cameroon, discussed ways to return cultural property to Cameroon and build sustainable cooperation from 14 to 16 January.

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Veni, Vidi, Vici

Installation by L. N. Tallur

Veni, Vidi, Vici

Veni, Vidi, Vici

From 3 September

The monumental, site-specific installation by renowned Indian contemporary artist L. N. Tallur brings together two chapters from India's colonial past.

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Sewing the Empire

Installation by Marina Gasparini

Sewing the Empire

Sewing the Empire

until 25 Febuary 2024

As artist-in-residence at the Linden Museum from May to July, Marina Gasparini explored selected objects from the Oceania collection.


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If Objects Could Speak

Temporary installation

If Objects Could Speak

If Objects Could Speak

Using augmented reality and a film camera, Elena Schilling and Saitabao Kaiyare went to Kenya in search of traces of a colonial-era Kikuyu object.


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Benin

Restitution as a Process

Benin

Benin

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.

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LindenLAB

until 25 February

LindenLAB

LindenLAB

Following the principle of the laboratory, we develop and test new forms of museum knowledge production, mediation, and presentation. On display are experimental exhibitions on concepts of the Maori, the Mapuche and insights for the future of the Linden-Museum.

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Restitution

Statement of

Restitution

Restitution

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.

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Un museo

An audio-guide

Un museo

Un museo

What lies behind an object, behind an exhibition hall, behind a museum, behind a voice? Argentine author and artist Giuliana Kiersz, 2020/21 fellow at Akademie Schloss Solitude, has created Un museo, a poetic and feminist audio-guide for thinking the Linden-Museum.

 

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