This workshop is part of Personal Museum experience. Bringing together art perception and embodied awareness, it facilitates an exploration and discovery of different parts of ourselves through encounters with arts, embodied inquiry, silent reflection, and conversations with others participants. How do objects communicate? What’s the role of the double? What do archetypal experiences and individual experiences have to do with each other? What happens when we are able to see all sides at once, all perspectives together? Accompanied by Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Paul Klee, Alberto Giacometti, and each other, we will set off onto a journey of getting to know ourselves better, spending an entire day in and around Berggruen Museum.
Resonating with Luis Camnitzer, we are interested in three perspectives of engaging with artworks: looking at an artwork (admiring the craft), looking around an artwork (the context where it comes from), and looking through an artwork (relating what you see to your own life, rather than speculating around what we think the artist wanted to say, bringing the experience to a more personal level: what you see, what you choose to pay attention to, what it makes you think of, how it makes you feel). We facilitate such engagement through embodied inquiry and slow art experiences.
Images from “Personal Museum” slow art experience in Museum Berggruen Berlin, November 2018