Archive of Future Commons
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Date: 2 June 2016 – 15 June 2016
17 August 2016 – 30 August 2016
Venue: Galerie Eigenheim, Weimar
Exhibition history: Der Kula Ring (Weimar, Germany)
The Kula Ring (Singapore)
Post-Museum took part in Der Kula Ring art exhibition which is a part of Kultursymposium Weimar 2016 [http://www.goethe.de/ges/prj/ksw_neu/enindex.htm]. Initiated by the Goethe-Institut Singapore, the exhibition enhances the symposium by an aesthetic dimension, and offers insights into the diverse cultures of the “sharing game”.
Curated by Alfons Hug. Also featuring Renata De Bonis (Brazil), Reyniew Leyva Novo (Cuba), Newell Harry (Australia), Donna Ong (Singapore), Samuel Herzog (Switzerland), Thomas Rentmeister (Germany), and Roslisham Ismail (Malaysia).
We presented Archive of Future Commons [http://www.facebook.com/archiveoffuturecommons/].
The Archive will gather publications related to thoughts, practices, and movements which could contribute to the creation of a better collective future. The Archive seeks to be a central depository of past and new knowledge on how we can work together to create a better future. The publications will be collected from around the world, and will be in English as well as various other languages. The Archive a collection of publications which would be shared resources of all members of society in the year 2030.
Post-Museum proposed an intervention in the Kultur Symposium through inserting an Archive of Future Commons pencil+eraser into the symposium tote bag. The pencil+eraser provides an ideological tool which suggesting the gesture of ‘changing’ our future and ‘re-writing’ it. It is a way for the Archive of Future Commons dialogue to be ‘inserted’ into the discourse of the symposium.