Event series

WARP - Werkstatt für kulturelle Ausdrucksweisen und Recherche in der Praxis; weekly on Wednesdays 4.00 – 5.30 p.m. at Helmholtz-Zentrum für Kulturtechnik @HumboldtUni and on Zoom; first session on 26 April 2023

The weekly event series 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. The series is open to students and scientists. 

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

More information on the website of Helmholtz-Zentrum für Kulturtechnik, HU Berlin: https://www.kulturtechnik.hu-berlin.de/en/warp/  


Summer Semester 2023 Programm

26. April: 14.00 Uhr TAT DAOULA I sheen Ausstellungsrundgang mit einer der Ko-Kuratorinnen, Laurence Douny (HU Berlin) und ab 16.00 Uhr Patricia Alvarez Astacio (Brandeis University) – 'Weaving Alpaca Wool, Ethics and Indigeneity in Ethical Fashions'

03. Mai: Yoonha Kim (HU Berlin) – 'Wearing Sallim'

10. Mai (nur Online): Lebogang Mokwena (University of the Western Cape)– 'Material Identities: Shweshwe, Empire, and Africanity after Apartheid'

17. Mai: Eliza Proszczuk (Academy of Fine Arts Warsaw) - 'Girls from the Castle'

24. Mai: Annapurna Mamipudi (TU Berlin and MPIWG Berlin) - 'Talking Craft, Doing Science: Epistemologies of Color in India'

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

07. Juni: Emma Tarlo (Goldsmiths) - ‚Hairy Entanglements: Writing, Exhibiting, and Crafting with Human Hair'

14. Juni: Lucy Norris (Weißensee Kunsthochschule Berlin) 'Regenerative Fibre Cultures: Fashioning New Threads of Connection'

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

28. Juni: Tiara Roxanne (artist, postdoctoral fellow, Data and Society, NYC) 'The Grammar of Gathering'

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

12. Juli: 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'


The event series is coordinated by Magda Buchczyk and Dominik Biewer. 

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