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.


Decolonising Belgium, Decolonising Belgian Multiple Identities (PDF), research based on the talk of Belgian-Congolese artist Pitcho Womba Konga on the occasion of the workshop “Memory/History: The Power of Decolonialization, Art and Interventions” in Brussels (2018) (research by Marina Gržinić, Jovita Pristovšek 2020).

Three films on the Africa Museum (PDF) by Matthias De Groof (Brussels 2019).

“Exposing an Unfinished Belgian Process of Decolonization” (PDF available only from 2018-2019) (Ghent 2018), by Marte Van Hassel.


exhibit of crime (PDF) by Arye Wachsmuth and Sophie Lillie (Vienna 2015).

Retracing the Tears – (PDF) by Arye Wachsmuth and Sophie Lillie (Vienna 2020). On the occasion of the exhibitions: RECOLLECTING: Looted Art and Restitution (Vienna, 3/12/2008–15/02/2009 and Into the Unknown – Austria Since 1918 Vienna, 10/11/2018–17/05/2020.

“Words Precede Actions” (PDF) (Vienna 2018), excerpt from Marika Schmiedt’s work.

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

Collectives by solidarity, emancipation, coercion (PDF), a compilation of art practices, processes and pieces by Siniša Ilić and Bojan Djordjev (Belgrade 2020).

Camps, Genocide and Ethno-Religious Cleansing (PDF) by Hikmet Karčić (Sarajevo 2019).

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

Book review by Saša Kesić: Towards Marina Gržinić, Jovita Pristovšek, and Sophie Uitz (Eds.),...

A book review on the edited volume "Opposing Colonialism, Antisemitism, and Turbo-Nationalism" was published on May 9, 2021...

Book recommendation and contribution by M. Gržinić: Tell me about yesterday tomorrow: About the...

Edited by Nicolaus Schafhausen, Mirjam Zadoff (2021)   Tell me about yesterday tomorrow: About the Future...


Date: 23.06.2021 – 28.06.2021 Venues: Schillerplatz Park in front of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Schillerplatz, 1010 Vienna Studio for Post-conceptual Art /IBK (Atelierhaus,...

Online Artist Talk Series 2021 “Stories of Traumatic Pasts”

All events will be held in English. The events will take place online!Registration: Adela Jušić in...


Presentation and discussion with the editors of the three recent publications of the "Genealogy of Amnesia" project research.