Syowia Kyambi, Kaspale/The Lecture Room Intervention, Video Still. Photo: Carl Kühl, MARKK Museum, 2019

UNEXPECTED LESSONS – Decolonizing Memory and Knowledge


The performative discussion UNEXPECTED LESSONS dealt artistically and scientifically with the decolonisation of memory and knowledge, with knowledge forms and practices of the African continent and questions about classical museum forms of preservation and presentation. It took place in parallel in Berlin, Nairobi and in digital space as part of the TALKING OBJECTS LAB.

11 June, 1:30 – 9 pm
With Felwine Sarr, Nana Oforiatta Ayim, Nathalie Anguezomo Mba Bikoro, Syowia Kyambi, Elsa M’Bala et al.

12 June, 11 am – 9 pm
With Bénédicte Savoy, Malick Ndiaye, Sylvester Okwunodu Ogbechie, Natasha A. Kelly et al.

Talks, Lectures, Films, Artistic Interventions

In English

Video recordings from 11 and 12 June 2021 on