Journal
Insights, perspectives,
actions & impulses

Fayo Said ›Oromia Records‹

As part of her fellowship, Fayo Said worked on the project ›Oromia Records‹, a digital art archive for the remembrance and preservation of the culture, history and art of the Oromo, one of the largest ethnic groups in Ethiopia.

Lea Letzel, ›Hanabi-Fu‹

As a scholarship holder of the Goethe-Institute in Kyoto, Japan, in 2019, Lea Letzel explored the culture and history of Japanese fireworks and, in the course of her research, came across the work of the chemist and fireworks designer Takeo Shimizu. Letzel was particularly fascinated by the fact that Shimizu brought the art of fireworks into conjunction with music.

Princela Biyaa

»About 8 years ago Ines Johnson-Spain started writing down her story. She visited Pankow, Togo, Benin and Mülheim to get answers she was denied for a long time. Answers to uncover the silence about her identity, her belonging and home.«

caner teker ›Köçek/Zenne‹

This is a collection of findings. Visuals, stories and practices which were archived, told, shown, preserved, shaped and carried on. This collection exists despite and because of the ever present and shifting tension between praise, even stardom [yildiz] and looming to outright threats and acts of repression and erasure.

Lütfiye Güzel ›marxlohmontage‹

In her poetry clip, Lütfiye Güzel goes through Duisburg-Marxloh and tells of subliminal prejudices, privileges and polyphonic communities.