On 29 October 2019 at 7 p.m. the interdisciplinary series of events “Weitwinkel – Globale Sammlungsperspektiven” by the National Museums in Berlin will begin in the auditorium of the James Simon Galerie.
Based on current exhibitions, research projects and cooperations of the National Museums in Berlin, it deals with transcultural themes and socially relevant issues. The series can be visited free of charge and will be continued next year after three further dates in 2019.
How did the collections of the National Museums in Berlin come into being and what significance do they have today in a global context? How are acquisitions from the colonial period dealt with? Which cross-cultural connections and stories are hidden behind the objects? And what tasks do museums have today? Through lectures, panel discussions and workshop reports, colleagues from the individual collections as well as international speakers deal with these questions and offer diverse insights into their work. Cooperation with representatives from societies of origin plays just as important a role as the inclusion of non-European contemporary positions in the dialogue with European art. In addition, possible approaches to the concerns of our society will be reflected upon and discussed with the public from a critical perspective. …
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Image caption: James-Simon-Galerie, Auditorium, © Ute Zscharnt for David Chipperfield Architects