Humboldt Forum 2021

Humboldt Forum – 22, September 2021

Shiva Lynn Burgos was commissioned by the Ethnologisches Museum @staatlichemuseenzuberlin in the new Humboldt Forum @humboldtforum at the Berlin Palace. The permanent collection features her photographic work and the new film Tokimba Geisterhaus (Tokimba Spirit House) which introduces The Mariwai Project, her intimate involvement with the carvers and painters of Papua New Guinea.

Official opening took place on 22 September 2021 in the presence of Monika Gruetters, State commissioner for Culture and Media @bundeskultur, Frank-Walter Steinmeier @bundespraesident.steinmeier Federal President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie @chimamanda_adichie, Author, Herman Parnzinger, President of the Stiftung Preussicher Kulturbesitz, and Hartmut Dorgerloh, General Director Stiftung Humboldt Forum Im Berliner Schloss.

A special thank you to curators Dorothea Deterts, Anna Weinreich, Gina Knapp. (Photo)

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