WARP – Werkstatt für kulturelle Ausdrucksweisen und Recherche in der Praxis

WARP – Werkstatt für kulturelle Ausdrucksweisen und Recherche in der Praxis – addresses the relations and linkages of knowledge in research on material culture, curation, technology, and art through lectures and workshops.

When: Wednesdays 4.00 – 5.30 p.m. (CET)
Where: Hermann von Helmholtz-Zentrum für Kulturtechnik, Campus North – House 3, Philippstr. 13, 10115 Berlin and digital on
Zoom: https://hu-berlin.zoom.us/j/64719208170


SoSe 2023 Programme

26. April: 2 p.m. TAT DAOULA I sheen Exhibition tour with one of the co-curators, Laurence Douny (HU Berlin), and a talk at 4 p.m. by Patricia Alvarez Astacio (Brandeis University) – ‘Weaving Alpaca Wool, Ethics and Indigeneity in Ethical Fashions’ (in person only)

03. May: Yoonha Kim (HU Berlin) – ‘Wearing Sallim’

10. May: Lebogang Mokwena (University of the Western Cape) – ‘Material Identities: Shweshwe, Empire, and Africanity after Apartheid’ (online only)

17. May: Eliza Proszczuk (Academy of Fine Arts Warsaw) – ‘Girls from the Castle’

24. May: Annapurna Mamidipudi (TU Berlin and MPIWG Berlin) – ‘Talking Craft, Doing Science: Epistemologies of Color in India’

31. May: Gabriel Schimmeroth (MARKK Hamburg) – ‘Zwischenraum – A Space Between – Retrospect, Pandemic, Prospect (2019-2023) – Curating Repositioning and Rethinking Space at the MARKK’

07. June: Emma Tarlo (Goldsmiths) – ‚Hairy Entanglements: Writing, Exhibiting, and Crafting with Human Hair’

14. June: Lucy Norris (Weißensee Kunsthochschule Berlin) – ‘Regenerative Fibre Cultures: Fashioning New Threads of Connection’

21. June: Zuzanna Hertzberg (artist, Poland) – ‘Jewish Women Fighters – Herstories of Resistance as Message and Strategy for Today’

28. June: Tiara Roxanne (artist, postdoctoral fellow, Data and Society, NYC) – ‘The Grammar of Gathering’

05. July: Catalina Ortiz (UCL) – ‘Living Archive: Weaving Gender (Hi)Stories of Urban Reclamation in Moravia, Medellin’

12. July: Adela Taleb (HU Berlin) – ‘Weaving Worlds: The Power of Tales. Decolonial Potentials of Storytelling’ Kwame Aidoo (artist, Ghana) – ‘Intersection of Weaving and Storytelling: A Marginalized Community Pushes the Margins with Kpaluhi’


WARP – Werkstatt für kulturelle Ausdrucksweisen und Recherche in der Praxis is organized and coordinated by Magda Buchczyk und Dominik Biewer.

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Prof. Dr. Magdalena Buchczyk (she/her)
Assistant Professor of Social Anthropology with a focus on cultural expressions
Institute for European Ethnology
Centre for Anthropological Research on Museums and Heritage (CARMAH)
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

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