Naming what was once unnameable & Library of Requests #4


Naming what was once unnameable (2014-19) and the Library of Requests #4 (2019) will be shown in the frame of the Wiener Festwochen 2019.

Naming what was once unnameable focusses on childhood and difference in the German-speaking context. The work will be shown in public space for the first time. The exhibit was conceptualized together with Kids of the Diaspora creative studio.

when: 13th of May, 2019, 5pm
where: in front of the Austrian parliament

The exhibition is on display until the 16th of June, 2019.

The Library of Requests #4 was conceptualized together with Schwarze Frauen Community (SFC) and focusses on empowering books for Black kids and youth. Recommendations by: Adjoa Ackwonu (Girls Group SFC), Nana-Gyan Ackwonu (Social Worker and Child Care SFC), Naa Anorkor (Facilitator of the Readwheel Library), Henrie Dennis (Founding member and spokesperson Afro Rainbow Austria – ARA), Njideka Iroh (Spoken Word Artist and Community Organizer), Philip Khabo Koepsell (Spoken Word Artist, Library Each One Teach One Berlin), Abiona Esther Ojo (Leader of Youth Group SFC), ManuEla Ritz (Writer & Educator, focus: Antiracism and Adultism), Sade Stöger (Leader of Youth Group SFC), Denise Van De Cruze (Community Organizer) und der Library of Requests.

when: 15th of May, 2019, 5pm
where: Zoom Children Museum, Museumsplatz 1, 1070 Vienna

The exhibition is on display until the 24th of June, 2019.

The projects are part of the three-part exhibition project Das Wissen der Kindheit / The Knowledge Potential of Childhood, curated by Verena Melgarejo-Weinandt, Birgit Lurz, and Wolfgang Schlag.

participating artists:
Noemi Auer, Cana Bilir-Meier Zühal Bilir-Meier, Marisel Bongola, Annie Ganzala, Magda Korsinsky, Luisa Lobo, Marissa Lobo, Daniela Ortiz, Fernanda Palmieri

I am looking forward to seeing you there!