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Sources / Quellen


  • 27 oral interviews with GDR women about their memories of quotidian experience in 1989-90
  • practice-led performance research with dancers, performance practitioners, actors, and musicians on the potentials of translating crisis experience across cultures
  • historical documents like photographs and archived everyday texts
  • secondary literature on sociocultural experience of 1989 and its impact on the everyday of ordinary citizens of the GDR
  • diverse media formats that have been or are influential in the German memory discourse on 1989, exploring stereotyping and collective 'ghosts' of 1989
  • performance projects that explore the notion of social crisis and quotidian experience, with speciific focus on postsocialism