How many people will you meet in your lifetime? How many will you remember? Fascinated by the countless chance encounters in their own lives, Susannah Edelbaum and Monika Müller-Kroll reveal the ways that casual interactions affect us all.
The exhibition series “Invisible Inventories” showcases the results of an international research project whose aim is to build a database of Kenyan art objects in museums in Europe and North America. Shortly before the digital exhibition opening, Clara Himmelheber from the Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum and Frauke Gathof from the Weltkulturen Museum talk about the work on establishing an equal relationship.
Students 14 years old and older can register for the live event at Planet Word Museum in Washington, DC on September 28, 10 am to 2 pm ET. With prominent figures such as Ranga Yogeshwar and Heino Falcke!
WPFW 89.3 FM is airing an episode of THE BIG PONDER every Monday at 1:00 pm ET! Each week, you’ll listen to a German-American story with host Verena Hütter. Afterward, Verena will interview the producers of each episode and play some specially curated music. Don’t miss it!
Data protectionA society is more than the sum of its individuals
Facebook, Siri or Alexa – where artificial intelligence technology is concerned people often complain that there is insufficient protection of privacy. But intelligent systems are less interested in individual data than in generalising and standardising the life contexts they are automating.
How do we innovate and make progress? Our answer: often by mistake. We’re celebrating mistakes and their innovative power in this collection of big and little mistakes in art, language, technology, and society.