As part of Esper Postma’s solo exhibition Doppelgänger EIGEN + ART Lab invites you to a public discussion between Judith Prokasky and Philipp Oswalt. The discussion will be moderated by Esper Postma; it will take place in the EIGEN + ART Lab.
Image above: Installation view, 2022, EIGEN + ART Lab, Photo: Frank Sperling
In Germany today, public space is an arena of competing memories. There are always debates about the cultural heritage of the GDR and the rehabilitation of Prussian heritage. In this event, Judith Prokasky, Philipp Oswalt and Esper Postma will discuss what is at stake in these debates. They will look at buildings as unstable, living structures that can be renegotiated even after they have been demolished. What role can art play in keeping the discussion about monuments alive?
Esper Postma is a visual artist. His current exhibition Doppelgängers at EIGEN + ART Lab includes two expansive installations that explore contemporary debates about public space. His works observe how every building and monument in Berlin has an embedded alter ego fighting for attention.
The discussion is mainly conducted in English.
Friday, 7. October 2022 – 8 p.m.
EIGEN + ART Lab