Colonialism is not limited to a historical time or a distant space; it constitutes the very foundation of our thoughts and actions here and now. Decolonisation in art, science and society does not only shatter the cornerstones of Europe, it means the downfall of our Western modernity. Yet Europe’s crisis offers the chance to become something other than who we are today.
In lectures, performances and installations, After Europe brings together international artists and thinkers who disrupt the colonial framework of art and science. They abandon the universalism of Western culture and celebrate a world in which privileged worldviews no longer prevail.
CURATOR Julian Warner WITH *foundationClass, Hajusom, Ogutu Muraya, Joana Tischkau, Leone Contini, Jaha Koo, Igbálè, Asia Art Activism, Nathalie Anguezomo Mba Bikoro, Nora Sternfeld, Lara-Sophie Milagro, Rohit Jain, Olga Raznikova, Pepetual Mforbe Chiangong, Grit Köppen
A festival by SOPHIENSÆLE, curated by Julian Warner. The festival is funded by the Senate Department for Culture and Europe. In cooperation with Diversity Arts Culture.
Media partners: Ask Helmut, ExBerliner, Missy Magazine, taz. die tageszeitung, Zitty.