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Weltkulturen Museum announces Foreign Exchange/Ware & Wissen

Weltkulturen Museum announces Foreign Exchange/Ware & Wissen (or the stories you wouldn’t tell a stranger) an exhibition on view 16 January 2014–4 January 2015.

With more than 2,000 historic artefacts and photographs from Angola, Australia, Benin, Brazil, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Germany, Guinea-Bissau, Indonesia, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Melanesia, Mexico, Micronesia, Mozambique, Namibia, New Britain, New Guinea, New Ireland, Nigeria, Russia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Tierra del Fuego, Togo, Uganda, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Combined with artistic research produced in the Weltkulturen Labor during 2013 by Peggy Buth (DE), Minerva Cuevas (MX), Luke Willis Thompson (NZ) and David Weber-Krebs (BE), as well as new texts by writers in residence Gabriel Gbadamosi (GB), David Lau (US), and Tom McCarthy (GB). Additional artworks by Marie Angeletti (FR), Lothar Baumgarten (DE), Benedikte Bjerre (DK), Rut Blees Luxemburg (DE), Clegg & Guttmann (US), Rotimi Fani-Kayode (NG), Armin Linke (IT), Otobong Nkanga (NG), Pushpamala N (IN) and Olivier Richon (CH).

The accompanying catalogue is published in German and English by diaphanes Verlag and includes contributions from Bruce J. Altshuler (US), Kokou Azamede (TG), Patricia Falguières (FR), Michael Fehr (DE), Ros Gray (GB), Charlotte Klonk (DE), Karl-Heinz Kohl (DE), Pramod Kumar KG (IN), Renée Mussai (GB), Michael Oppitz (DE), Peter Osborne (GB), Ciraj Rassool (ZA), Markus Schindlbeck (DE) and many others.

Weltkulturen Museum
Schaumainkai 29–37
60594 Frankfurt
Hours: Tuesday–Sunday 11 am–6pm,
Wednesday 11am–8pm