Memory Culture

What Makes a Monument

Taking a closer look at the process behind conceptualizing and building new monuments with perspectives from Germany and the US. How democratic is the process?

L'Merchie Frazier, visual and performance artist /educator /consultant
Ulf Aminde, artist, performer, filmmaker and activist

Devin Morris, cofounder and executive director of The Teacher's Lounge

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Listening to History: Sound, Space and Remembrance

A conversation between Louis Chude-Sokei and Emeka Ogboh
October 22, 2020
Presented as part of Shaping the Past.

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Listening to History: Revisiting Memory through Soundscape Compositions

A conversation between Yvette Janine Jackson and Jacek Smolicki
October 28, 2020
Presented in the context of the regional project Shaping the Past.

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Authors in Conversation: Nora Krug and Katja Petrowskaja

Online conversation, August 13, 2020.

Katja Petrowskaja, Nora Krug Katja Petrowskaja©Heike Steinweg/Nora Krug©Nina Subin Event Details: Event Website
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Authors in Conversation: Esther Dischereit and Elizabeth Bradfield

Online conversation,  July 16, 2020.

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