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DFA-Podcast #5 | Nepal Special: The Skin of Chitwan



DFA-Podcast #5

Nepal Special: The Skin of Chitwan

On the occasion of the Biennale of Contemporary Photography, DFA dedicates this podcast to the Nepal Picture Library's project "The Skin of Chitwan" exhibited there.

Photographer and historian Christoph Linzbach discusses with DFA archivist Corinna Weidner the strategies pursued by this project and the importance of visual storytelling as a means of interpretive sovereignty. The narratives that archives collaborate on are thereby also placed in relation to the handling of photo archives from the colonial era and the current work at the DFA archive.

"The Skin of Chitwan" is on view through May as part of the Biennial section "Narratives of Resistance" at the rem Museum Weltkulturen:

And in the long term also online at:

45 min

Listen to it on, Spotify and YouTube!

Note to our English-speaking subscribers: This talk is in German, but if you watch the recording on YouTube, you can have English subtitles generated.

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We would like to thank 'KULTUR.GEMEINSCHAFTEN – Förderprogramm für digitale Content-Produktion in Kultureinrichtungen' for their support. This funding project is supported by Beauftragte der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien, NEUSTART KULTUR and Kulturstiftung der Länder.

DFA press materials:

DFA-Podcast #5 | Nepal Special: The Skin of Chitwan

DFA-Podcast #5 | Nepal Special: The Skin of Chitwan

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