Monument Lab fellow Alisha Wormsley and multi-disciplinary artist Suzanne Kite will introduce the public to their practice of collective community dreaming as a means to shape the past by daring to sculpt the future. — This event is part of the ongoing project Shaping the Past, a transnational exchange program bringing artists and activists together in dialogue to highlight ongoing critical memory interventions in sites and spaces in North America and Germany.
Watch the videos selected following our recent call for works "(Large) cities after Covid-19" on the walls of the Goethe Institute, where the filmmakers attempt to answer questions about what the next city might look like? What direction will it take? Will nature take back its rights in the city centers? What will office buildings be used for if no one works there anymore?
2/8 Jardins Paradise Director : Yza Laure Nouiga
It is September 1944 in Berlin. The Allies are bombing the city on a daily basis. Helmuth von Moltke is in prison awaiting trial and presumably execution for his opposition to the dictatorship. The Nazis are unaware that the prison chaplain is smuggling letters between Helmuth and his wife Freya. The two write almost daily sharing their fears, emotions and experiences until January 1945 brings the trial before the hanging judge, a death sentence and execution. The letters are kept private until Freya’s death in 2010 and are now available in English. With Helmuth von Moltke
Window Projections - from sunset to midnight
Video, 4:46 mins | Germany, 2020
Director: Jens Pecho
We are pleased to announce the second Thinkathon Online Challenge, after the huge success of the first edition! Become a member of a young movement and make your voice heard in politics! Take part in "Our Digital Future - C’est ICI, The Online Challenge"!