Gedankenarchiv: Meditation ueber den Feind
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The used index cards are modeled after the cards used in the archives of the
Museum für Völkerkunde
in Berlin-Dahlem (today Ethnologisches Museum/Museum of Ethnology).
Ther research was conducted on location in the USA, India, Hungary, Germany, Serbia, Morocco, India and Iran. The recent national and international political developments have triggered an overwhelming surge of fear, anger, pain and panic within many, including me.
The amount of “alternative truths” and fictitious historiography we have been asked to tolerate made us numb. The invented fact-free narratives political movements and governments have been constructing triggering thinking and actions without nuances are disturbing. This surprising Renaissance of black-and-white/they-and-us thinking has produced spaces.
MEDITATION ÜBER DEN FEIND /ARCHIVE OF THOUGHTS: MEDITATIONS ON THE ENEMY
Teak wood box with yellow index cards; 24.5x26.5x22.5cm; 2018
The box is shown slightly open when exhibited. The research is not availiable to visitors.
Gedankenarchiv: Meditation über den Feind
Archive of Thoughts: Meditations on the Enemy
Gedankenarchiv: Meditation über den Feind / Archive of Thoughts: Meditations on the Enemy
is a teak wood box holding a collection of personal research about the ways we define, identify, think about, justify, rationalize, reinitialize and proselytize the concept of enemy. The research was conducted between September 2017 and 2018.
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