hanging out with archives
a bildwechsel exhibition, in co-operation with WESTWERK : 8th – 16th September, Hamburg
Opening: Friday, 7th of September, 2007 – 7pm. Opening hours: Tuesday – Friday 4pm – 7pm, Saturday noon – 3pm, Sunday 3pm – 5pm. Venue: Westwerk, Admiralitätstr. 74, 20459 Hamburg (website)
“hanging out with archives”- an installation/exhibition of archives from Bildwechsel
Bildwechsel is an umbrella organisation for women+ and their representation in media, culture and art.
It houses international archives and collections. collecting/archiving/presenting – this is our slogan! for over 28 years we have worked as an ‘active’ artists archive. Bildwechsel is a location, as such it creates a framework for artists, activists and researchers, for meetings and collective thinking and acting – locally, nationally and internationally.
The exhibition “hanging out with archives” invites you to dive-in and take a closer look at the archives and archival material we have, and the way we work as an active archive. From the traditional paper-file to the online video museum, the kunstlerinnenarchiv to the feminale collection, the documentations of events, workshops, trips, visits and tours – the visitor can explore the way Bildwechsel works as an active,engaged and developing collection.
look! archives at work!
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