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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

Anlass für einen Besuch in Iqaluit, Kanada, im selbstverwalteten Territorium der Inuit war der langjährige email Kontakt mit Bildungsaktivisten dort. Für ihren Inuktitut Sprachraum kreieren und publizieren sie unter anderem neue, technologie-
bezogene Begriffe. Denn was da seit gut einer Dekade passiert, ist weltweit selten: eine einst mündliche Kultur ist dabei, sich zu verschriftlichen. Inuktitut wird seit der Einführung von Informations-
technologien in der eigenen Schrift getextet, getwittert, und als email verschickt.

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Erzählform Modell

2014

…serves all readers as well as art-historical discourse – though in this case also the person of Anna Winteler who is both professional physiotherapist and a public person – as the place where the biography is fixed. Information regarding the origins and the life of any given artist are standard in a framing introduction and reflection upon works.

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A Line of Development

2019

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

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 –

Display of a particular, thematically meandering selection of printed matter, alluding to topics like “mask”, “speech” and “cultures”. Compiled from existing publications and ephemera by the artist, or by other artists and writers, it was layed out towards the gallery window.

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‹Hinrich Sachs›

1994

Reminder

1996

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