"WORLDS IN MOTION. Narrating Migration" 24 October 2019 to 30 August 2020 at the Weltkulturen Museum

 

People have always been on the move, all around the world. As they move, they also take with them their lifestyles, language, music, and arts and crafts. Much of what is reputedly ‘authentic’ for a culture turns out, at second glance, to be an ‘import’. Starting from its own collections, the Weltkulturen Museum raises associative questions highlighting how the world’s diversity of cultures has always existed in a process of exchange. From historical settlement movements, labour migration or globalisation – people and their diverse cultures have always been in a process of constant exchange. Is migration really only a reaction to or a cause of problems – or far more a key driver for new forms of community in a constantly changing world?

Visual "Weltenbewegend" Weltkulturen MuseumWeltkulturen Museum, Foto: Wolfgang Günzel

Artists and participants:
Adams Bodomo, Behrouz Boochani and Arash Kamali Sarvestani, Artist Collective Teru, Shahram Entekhabi, Edzard Herlyn and Thomas Hoeren, Junges Schauspiel Frankfurt, Karinding Keos, Phyllis Kiehl, Ella Knorz, Mansuela, Gora Mbengue, Yasemin Niephaus, José Oliveira, participants of the workshop „stories that matter“, Rajery und 3MA, Safransirup, Nazanin Sahamizadeh, Wiparat Sukatorn, Felix Schwarz, Takayuki Tamura, Daniel Traub with Wu Yong Fu and Zeng Xian Fang, Cliff Whiting

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