With Chiara Garbellotto, Sina Ribak, Constanza Mendoza, Debbie Onuoha & Sybille Neumeyer.
oddkin°labs is a collaborative experiment with naturecultures that took place at the Experimentierfeld of the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin this year.
- How do our collaborative experiences look like?
- Which potential has storytelling in the museum and scientific communication?
- When and where expertise is an obstacle? When is it necessary?
These are some of the questions that came up during the three oddkin sessions. In this gathering we would like to open up and share the challenges and gaps we encountered. In a spirit of co-learning we invite
Please share this invitation widely and wildly!
Chiara Garbellotto is a PhD student on the Making Differences Project at the Centre for Anthropological Research on Museums and Heritage (CARMAH). Her research explores multiple modes of doing Biodiversity in public engagement activities at the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin.
Sina Ribak is a researcher for ecologies and the arts. With her socio-ecological focus she engages in international collaborative projects contributing to transdisciplinary research. Since 2017 she is co-director of the Berlin based ‘Between Us and Nature Reading Club’.
Constanza Mendoza is an artist engaged in generating co-research and collective knowledge. Among others, she is part of the Laboratorio de Pensamiento Lúdico (LPL), a collective dedicated to the development of playful formats that reflect on collective intelligence as a transforming force.
Debbie Onuoha is a visual anthropologist in the Making Differences Project at the Center for Anthropological Research on Museums and Heritage (CARMAH). Her research involves filming, ghosts, silences and hidden things in museums archives and heritage spaces.
Sybille Neumeyer a multimedia artist with a background in art history, linguistics, ethnology and visual communication. She explores – with a focus on ecological issues – relationships and entanglements between humans and non-humans. Currently she is investigating in polyphonic (hi)storytelling based on a cross-disciplinary research.
poster concept in collaboration with formphase.
“Staying with the trouble requires making oddkin;
that is, we require each other in unexpected
collaborations and combinations, in hot compost piles.
We become-with each other or not at all.”
Donna Haraway, Staying with the Trouble: Making Kin in the Chthulucene