Stefan Aue is project head of The Whole Life: An Archive Project at Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin. Previously, he worked in the field of science communication and political education for the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, and Heinrich Böll Foundation. He holds an MA in Cultures of the Curatorial, as well as in Sociology, Psychology and Media Science.
What happens when a private collection is turned into a public archive? The film Transient Witness explores the common features and necessary distinctions between art collections and archives as well as the various materials and cultural substrata that enable their existence.