The Abstractions of International Law and Abstract Visual Languages in Art

Workshop in the context of the project »The Division of the World«
February 9th, 2008

Part 1

The Trial of the Herero Genocide in International Law
Malte Jaguttis (International Lawyer)
Prof. Dr. Axel Kämmerer (International Lawyer)
Dr. Peter Katjavivi (Historian, Ambassador of the Republic of Namibia in Berlin) / Rita Herkenrath (Namibian Embassy))
Moderation: Dierk Schmidt (Artist)

Part 2

Abstraction and legal issues in art
Thomas Locher (Artist)
Helmut Draxler (Author)
Dierk Schmidt (Artist)
Moderation: Clemens Krümmel (Author)

Further guests of the workshop:
Roger M. Buergel (Curator)
Ruth Noack (Curator)
Robert und Danielle Murtfeld (Social scientist, lawyer)
Ulrich Lölke (Philosophy in postcolonial Africa)
Ute Klissenbauer (Social scientist, Project “Ufo-Uno”)
Sophie Goltz (Cultural scientist and curator)
Lotte Arnd (Art historian)
Susanne Leeb (Art historian)
Kaj Osteroth (Assistent Dierk Schmidt)
Ulf Wuggenig (Kunstraum of the Leuphana Universität Lüneburg, Kunstsoziologe)
Kerstin Stakemeier (Kunstraum of the Leuphana Universität Lüneburg, Art historian)
Polina Stroganova (Kunstraum of the Leuphana Universität Lüneburg, Cultural scientist)
Students of the seminar