GE-SCHICHTE_N (HI)STORIES is an installation that invites visitors
to engage with history and stories – to actually touch them. To
construct and deconstruct history. The installation consists of a ped-
estal the size of a beer-garden table, in front of which are two benches.
On the pedestal are ninety tablets made of concrete. The concrete tablets are carriers of various materials that each open up three different
means of access to a (hi)story. Materials of the constellation are photo-graphs of the sites of the events, archival materials, and excerpts from
interviews with my grandfather. Every visitor discovers a different (hi)story in these parts. The fragments link up with the prior knowledge and
the associations of the individual.
Starting point of my timetravel was the figure of my great-grandfather
who was holding a position as a „Landrat“ in Pabianice (Poland) from 1940-43. Within the installation I am working with three different approaches towards that time and space: analogue photographies of the
historical places, archive-material and excerpts of an interview that I
Gipfeltreffen is my current project in which I explore which stories are making and shaping a person. How do past narratives feed into present and future of one’s life?
- May & June 2018 mart stam preis Ausstellung im Bethanien
- February & March 2018 Workshops in Australische Botschaft Ost
- October 2017 / mart stam preis
- July 2017 / Bitte, bitte, bitte Abschlussausstellung im SEZ