spelling/spilling out possession – Kirstin Burckhardt performs a text by Jonathan Echeverri Zuluaga




spelling/spilling out possession – Kirstin Burckhardt performs a text by Jonathan Echeverri Zuluaga 

Samstag, den 5. Oktober 2019 um 22 Uhr - 22:30 Uhr
Saturday, October 5, 2019, 10 - 10:20 pm
Ort: Haus der Statistik, Raum D.3.9, neben dem Foyer, Zugang von Otto Braun Strasse, 10178 Berlin

“I don’t obey because I’m wet”, snapshot from music video “Banho” by Elza Soares



Von Körperflüssigkeiten zu Regenmachern – Körperübernahmen zwischen Sinnlichkeit und Kolonialismus. Eine spoken word performance von Kirstin Burckhardt zum Text von Jonathan Echeverri Zuluaga. 

From body fluids to rainmakers – body appropriations between sensuality and colonialism. A spoken word performance by Kirstin Burckhardt with a text by Jonathan Echeverri Zuluaga.
In English (German translation) 

Kirstin Burckhardt is a visual artist combining video and performance, drawings and spoken word. She is the co‐director of the artistic project own own body own (with Brenda I. Steinecke Soto) between Germany and Colombia on the concept Body Dis*Ownership

Jonathan Echeverri Zuluaga is a professor at the Department of Anthropology at the Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín (Colombia). His current research focuses on recent African Diasporas in South America. 

Zeitpunkt: Samstag, den 5. Oktober um 22 Uhr Dauer: 20 Min 

Ort: Haus der Statistik, Raum D.3.9, neben dem Foyer, Zugang von Otto Braun Strasse, 10178 Berlin 



This performance premiered in the Haus der Statistik initiative in Berlin in the framework of their collaboration with the Network of the Independent Berlin Project Spaces and Initiatives. Various project spaces and initiatives are invited to use the Haus der Statistik spaces for different artistic purposes. As part of this unique project in Berlin, L’oiseau présente was selected to launch its performance series with Kirstin Burckhardt in October 2019, curated by Anke Völk.