Genealogy of Amnesia: Rethinking the Past for a New Future of Conviviality is the title of an interdisciplinary, arts and theory based research project. It is funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) through its Programme for Arts-based Research (PEEK). The research is developed at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, from 2018 to 2020.


“Exposing an Unfinished Belgian Process of Decolonization” (PDF) (Ghent 2018), on the performativity of colonial monuments and the role of artistic interventions in the postcolonial public space, by Marte Van Hassel.


“Words Precede Actions” (PDF) (Vienna 2018), excerpt from Marika Schmiedt’s catalogue that displays racist genealogies of discrimination and the ghettoization of Roma people in the West and East of Europe.

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia and "Republika Srpska"

“Bosnia and Herzegovina: Memory / History – Archives – Knowledge” (PDF) (Sarajevo 2018), by artist and researcher Adla Isanović.

Vienna Symposium, 8-10 November: “Genealogy of Amnesia – Crushing Silences, Constructing Histories”

A symposium on the silencing of colonialism, anti-Semitism, and contemporary turbo-fascist nationalism in Belgium, Austria, and former Yugoslavia. For full symposium program and details click...

Graz Symposion on Photography: “Images of Violence, or the Violence of Neoliberal Necrocapitalism”

Die Gewalt der Bilder / The Violence of Images Camera Austria Symposion on Photography XXI 5. + 6. 10. 2018 CA_Folder_Symposion_A4   At the Graz Symposion “The Violence of...

Sarajevo Conference Keynote: “Memory and History and the Act of De-Historicisation”

Why Remember? Memory and Forgetting in Times of War and Its Aftermath Three-Day Conference in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, June 27th-29th, 2018 At the Sarajevo Conference "Why...

Belgrade Workshop “Post-war Nationalism, Memory and History”

May 20, 2018 Belgrade Workshop: "Post-war Nationalism, Memory and History" Workshop with Ana Isaković, Nebojša Milikić and Aleksandra Sekulić, at Center for Cultural Decontamination, Belgrade Belgrade Workshop PDF This...

Brussels Workshop “The Power of Decolonialization, Art and Interventions”

May 03, 2018, Brussels Workshop Memory / History: The Power of Decolonialization, Art and Interventions Workshop with Monique Mbeka Phoba, Laura Nsengiyumva, Womba Konga aka Pitcho,...