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Sonja Riehn

Sonja Riehn joined the Museum of Theaterfigurenmuseum (now KOLK 17 Figurentheater & Museum) in 2019 as a research associate, focusing on collection research/development and exhibition conception. As a cultural anthropologist who has worked intensively with cultures of memory and critical museology, she is primarily concerned with the question of alternative and diverse collection and exhibition strategies.

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Spaces of Puppetry in Lübeck
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Spaces of Puppetry in Lübeck

7 April 2021

Antonia Napp, Sonja Riehn, Silke Technau, and Stephan Schlafke share learnings about running KOLK 17, a cultural institution in Lübeck, Germany that combines a puppetry theatre company and puppetry museum, and where the goal is to redefine exhibiting the art form.