Not only since the controversy surrounding the Humboldt Forum has the long-delayed or suppressed debate about the restitution of African cultural assets been virulent. How can it be explained that museums have not addressed their colonial heritage for so long?
What structures and what ideologies, what ignorance and what resentment have prevented a postcolonial, antiracist solidarity? How can a new relational ethic be shaped in which the return of illegitimately appropriated goods can take place?
Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz