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EXHIBITION Stories of Traumatic Pasts. Counter-Archives for Future Memories

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at Weltmuseum Wien

8 October 2020 to 3 April 2021

7.10.2020 Opening

(closed for public due to Covid-19)

Speeches: C. Schicklgruber, J. Hartle, S. Uitz and M. Gržinić;  opening  performance by Elisabeth Bakambamba Tambwe and  Mani Obeya

8.10.2020 Symposium

(closed for public due to Covid-19)

Taking part in situ or via zoom:

Elisabeth Bakambamba Tambwe
Lana Čmajčanin
Bojan Djordjev
Dani Gal
Siniša Ilić
Adela Jušić
Martin Krenn
Nicolas Pommier
Anja Salomonowitz
Joëlle Sambi Nzeba
Arye Wachsmuth
Valerie Wolf Gang

Lars* Kollros

Mika Maruyama

Shaya Safaisini
Pia Weissinger

Moderation by Marina Gržinić

Organisation by Sophie Uitz

Trailer-teaser of the exhibition in Weltmuseum Wien

8 October 2020 to 3 April 2021

The exhibition Stories of Traumatic Pasts: Counter-Archives for Future Memories focuses on three European regions, their stories, and their current experiences of collective amnesia in relation to traumatic events from the past: Belgian colonial rule in the Congo, Austria after the “Anschluss” in 1938, and the denial of war crimes since 1990 after the breakup of Yugoslavia.

Participating artists

Elisabeth Bakambamba Tambwe
Lana Čmajčanin
Bojan Djordjev
Dani Gal
Siniša Ilić
Adela Jušić
Martin Krenn
Monique Mbeka Phoba
Nicolas Pommier
Anja Salomonowitz
Joëlle Sambi Nzeba
Arye Wachsmuth
Valerie Wolf Gang

Posters and works developed by students of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

The digital archive: COUNTERING THE GENEALOGY OF AMNESIA

Curated by Marina Gržinić, Christina Jauernik, Sophie Uitz

Weltmuseum Wien
Heldenplatz, 1010 Vienna
Tel. +43 1 534 30-5052
info@weltmuseumwien.at
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Late Fridays until 9 pm: 30 October, 27 November