Sanja Ivekovic:
Ich war, ich bin, ich werde sein!

– exhibition graphics, poster
(June 2015)

Sanja Ivekovic has been conceiving and executing projects for the public sphere since the 1970s. A recurrent theme of her work involves the forms and context of official memory cultures. With her proposal to reconstruct Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s 1926 “Monument to the November Revolution” for Rosa Luxemburg, Karl Liebknecht and the revolutionaries of the workers’ movement from today’s vantage point, Ivekovic challenges the dominant politics of remembrance and harks back to the monument’s heavily contested history, echoes of which could be heard long after the monument was destroyed in 1933.

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