Deutsches Museum für Schwarze Unterhaltung und Black Music

Joana Tischkau, Anta Helena Recke, Elisabeth Hampe, Frieder Blume


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The “Deutsches Museum für Schwarze Unterhaltung und Black Music” (German Museum for Black Entertainment and Black Music) is Germany’s leading museum for black culture, popular music and history. It houses a comprehensive archive of vinyl records, magazines, autographs and memorabilia that are exhibited at a vibrant location for the communication and discussion of black history. A digital tour of the museum immerses the visitor into a movement that brings together stars from Mola Adebisi to Tic Tac Toe all the way to Sydney Youngblood. In their juxtaposition they gain a new visibility, so that similarities and differences in the staging strategies of the stars as well as the reception of the German audience are under discussion. Joana Tischkau, Anta Helena Recke, Elisabeth Hampe und Frieder Blume return to HAU Hebbel am Ufer after their residency two years ago. and present a newly developed, discursive as well as performative schedule of online programming with local guests as an exhibition for Berlin.



Friday, 11.12.
Opening with Jana Pareigis (Journalist / ZDF moderator)
“Unboxing: Tic Tac Toe”
Lecture by Dominik Djialeu (BERRIES Kollektiv)
Live stream / available until 11.02.

Saturday, 12.12.
Digital Tour of the Exhibition
Online Premiere / available until 12.01.

“Rassistische Imagination der Deutschen bzw. der Deutschen Schlager-Hörer:innen”
Lecture by Julio Mendívil (Professor for Ethnomusicology)
Afterwards: Talk with Randolph Rose (Singer and actor) / Moderation: Matthias Dell (Journalist) 
Live stream / available until 11.02.

Sunday, 13.12.
“I Got Ants in My Pants and I Need to Dance. Geschichten aus dem Funkadelic”
Memories of ex-operator Kerim Saka with clips by Rico Sparx (DJ Eddy Action) from the Funkadelic (FFM)
Taped by Erol Nagel (DJ Feedback) 1986
Podcast / available until 11.02.

Tuesday, 15.12.
“Heute so, morgen so – Deutsche Musikgeschichte revisited”
Reaction Video with Megaloh (EMI) & Amewu (Buback)
Live stream / available until 11.02.
Wednesday, 16.12.
“Black Voices – White Producers” / Talk with Lori Glori (Singer & Composer) & Sarah Farina (DJ & Producer)
Live stream / available until 11.02.


Team Digital Tour

Direction: Hai Anh Trieu. DOP: An Nguyen. Cut and Color Grading: An Nguyen. 1. AC: Tung Le. Light and Sound: Maximilian Wegner. Stage: Dominik Stillfried. Grip: Hannes Höber.


Concept and Realization: Joana Tischkau, Anta Helena Recke, Elisabeth Hampe und Frieder Blume / Corporate Design: Justus Gelberg / Exhibition Design: Jonas Droste / Simon Stanislawski ( / Research & Artistic Support: Nuray Demir, Jan Gehmlich, Charly Hampe, Leonie Kopineck, Katharina Linnepe, Yannick Alassane Niang, Simon Schultz, Gernot Seelinger, Dargelos Kersten & Anton Peitersen, Ina Trenk, Özlem Türkan, Manu Washausen, Philipp Wegener / Lender: Liz Baffoe, Patrice Bouédibéla, Joy Denalane, Yared Dibaba, Ricky Harris, Ronja Hilbig, Jeff Hollweg, Erol Nagel, Marlies Venzke and Jessica Wahls / Production: Lisa Gehring


  • Past
    Fri 11.12.2020, 19:00 / HAU4
    Sat 12.12.2020, 19:00 / HAU4
    Sat 12.12.2020, 19:00 / HAU4
    Tue 15.12.2020, 19:00 / HAU4
    Wed 16.12.2020, 19:00 / HAU4
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Production: Tischkau & Hampe. Artistic collaboration: Blume and Recke. Co-production: HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Künstlerhaus Mousonturm (Frankfurt a. M.). Funded by: Cultural Office of the City of Frankfurt am Main, Fonds Darstellende Künste e.V., Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe.
With friendly support of the Each One Teach One (EOTO) Archive.


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