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Make Space @ Mart Stam Stiftung

The Mart Stam Stiftung frequently organizes symposia in cooperation with the Royal Dutch Embassy of Berlin. The aim is to create a dialog on interdisciplinary themes in the field of art and design in the Netherlands and Germany by juxtaposing cultural differences.

Poster @ Berlin, 15 November 2019

Exhumation Finissage

On 24 September 2019 Spain’s Supreme Court approved unanimously the exhumation of the former dictator Franco from the underground basilica of Valle de los Caídos mausoleum. Hybrid Space Lab’s project “Deep Space: Re-signifying Valle de los Caídos” investigating what transformations are still needed at the Valle de los Caídos so as not to create a cenotaph – an empty burial monument – is becoming increasingly urgent.

Exhibition @ Goethe Institut Madrid, 5 June 2019 until Franco’s Exhumation

Surveillance Capitalism & Cognitive Architecture

Surveillance Capitalism is becoming an established notion with a number of meanings around the commodification of personal information and the Berlin lecture the social psychologist Shoshana Zuboff on 6 November 2019, organised by our partner Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, is already fully booked.

Lecture by Shoshana Zuboff @ HIIG, Berlin, 6 November 2019

Deep Space @ University Library Hamburg

Instead of creating a gap in this highly symbolic place, the international think tank Hybrid Space Lab represents the impetus to explore alternative memory narratives to the previously totalitarian narrative of the Valle de los Caídos.

Article @ Romanistik Blog Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Hamburg Carl von Ossietzky, 8 Juli 2019

Humbolt Jungle @ Publisher Querido

Humboldt Jungle and Humboldt Volcano are mentioned by author and historian Merlijn Schoonenboom in the book on identity “Een kleine geschiedenis van de grootse Duitse worsteling”.

Book “Een kleine geschiedenis van de grootse Duitse worsteling” @ Publisher Querido, Amsterdam, 5 December 2019

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Deep Space @ HuffPost

Deep Space: re-signifying Valle de los Caídos is mentioned by journalist Anthony Berthelier in the HuffPost article “Without Franco, what to do with the colossal Valle de los Caídos?”.

Publication”Without Franco, what to do with the colossal Valle de los Caídos?” @ Huffington Post, 24 October 2019

Deep Space @ ARA

“The Valley of the Fallen without Franco: the fate of the other 33,847 dead” is the title of the article by journalist Sílvia Marimom in the Catalan Newspaper ARA on the future of the Valle de los Caídos with an interview on Deep Space.

Article @ ARA Catalan Newspaper by Sílvia Marimom, 23 October 2019

Future Heritage @ DASA Dortmund

How will the future look? For professionals in the exhibition business this is a very relevant and difficult problem. Because the future does not give us any objects yet.Future is en vogue. In 2018, she delivered the motto of the science year “Working Worlds of the Future”. Daily, the media discusses the extent to which robots intervene in our everyday lives and what the progressive digitization is doing to us. And even exhibitions are not excluded from this.

Lecture @ DASA, Dortmund, 24 January 2019