sarah van lamsweerde
A short video-impression of the ‘reanimation’ of a Lega proverb string from the collection of the Royal Museum for Central Africa in Tervuren on temporary display at MAC’s Musée des Arts Contemporains / Le Grand Hornu.
This performative gathering was organized as part of the research and creation for the performance, publication and exhibition-project 'Paper is a leaf that will destroy us in its fall.'
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Writer and biologist Tijs Goldschmidt wrote a short essay about this gathering, published in Dutch in NRC newspaper, see feature here: nrc.nl/handelsblad/2015/11/26/spreek-woorden-aan-een-touwtje-1560669
The English version of essay is included in the book that was published alongside the performance and exhibition of the project by Onomatopee and is available here: