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Reminder

1996

An iconographic flow – presented as a lecture performance including slides and video material – traces evidence of powerful relationsships between mining industry, space discourse, and educational narratives.

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The Matter of the Image. On Raw Materials, Lego, and Outer Space

2013 –

Three audio-guides, made available to the visitors at the Hamburg Ethnographic Museum, in relation to the Oceanian, West-African, and Chinese collections on display, partly in the languages corresponding with the collections: Indonesian, Ewe and Chinese.

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Die Gespräche

1994

An auction of the copyrights of 14 digitised Basque „Euskara“ typefaces is announced using a press conference. It is mentioned that these rights are with a private owner, who has digitised the recognised, widely employed, traditional typefaces during the mid-90s. A media debate begins.
The related symposium „On City development and Typography“ fuels the debate, which circles around folklore, Basque identity and the changing situation in the realm of copyright.

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International Auction of the Basque Typefaces

2000–2001

Dominique Noah : Vous m’avez invité en qualité de théoricien de la culture pour discuter du champ
de la culture, de ses représentations et des croyances qui la sous-tendent. Qu’est-ce qui préside à votre intérêt pour toutes ces questions ?

Hinrich Sachs : Voilà une question bien difficile pour commencer. Voyons… depuis des années, mon travail a été guidé par un intérêt pour les codes culturels – le second degré des objets, des images, des formes et des valeurs.

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Titre à decider sur le moment

2010

A poster, indicating the regular opening hours of the Municipal Museum of Natural History, reads: Litany for voice. Identification of the 858 objects and mounted animals from Miani’s Africa expedition

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Litania

1992

The project developed for the Musée des Arts d’Afrique et d’Océanie, Paris, was based on the proposal to build a functional copy of the exhibition gallery West Africa/Ivory Coast, originally designed in the 1970s, and to place it in a central area of the museum, on ground floor level. This exhibition architecture and space was to be offered to a number of contemporary visual artists, designers, and filmmakers from Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

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Sujets d’echange

1995

A poster announces an event, for which guests from Cameroon, India, and Lebanon were invited to orally translate excerpts from Courierspeak, a phrase-book for couriers of museum objects.

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Courierspeak

1993