typical!

Clichés of Jews and Others

Installation View „typical! Clichés of Jews and Others“ © Franz Kimmel

typical!

Clichés of Jews and Others

typical!
Clichés of Jews and Others

An exhibition by the Jewish Museum Berlin and the Jewish Museum Vienna

“typical! Clichés of Jews and Others” is an exhibition about the stereotyped seeing, perceiving, and compartmentalizing of images and objects. Stereotypes and clichés are an integral part of our perception that shape our image of ourselves and of “others” and our sense of belonging to a group or a nation separate from other groups and nations. It’s impossible to imagine pop culture without characterizations and classifications, which through their simplification help us to overcome our fear of the unknown, but at the same time can also…

typical!
Clichés of Jews and Others

An exhibition by the Jewish Museum Berlin and the Jewish Museum Vienna

“typical! Clichés of Jews and Others” is an exhibition about the stereotyped seeing, perceiving, and compartmentalizing of images and objects. Stereotypes and clichés are an integral part of our perception that shape our image of ourselves and of “others” and our sense of belonging to a group or a nation separate from other groups and nations. It’s impossible to imagine pop culture without characterizations and classifications, which through their simplification help us to overcome our fear of the unknown, but at the same time can also provide a breeding ground for racist ideologies.

Other exhibition venues:
Jewish Museum Berlin: March 20–August 2008
Spertus Institute Chicago: September 26–January 8, 2009
Jewish Museum Vienna: February 7–June 21, 2009

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Duration of exhibition

October 5, 2010 - March 6, 2011

Curator

Felicitas Heimann-Jelinek
Hannes Sulzenbacher
Miriam Goldmann
Thorsten Beck

Architecture

Architect Martin Kohlbauer, Vienna

Installation View „typical! Clichés of Jews and Others“ © Franz Kimmel
Installation View „typical! Clichés of Jews and Others“ © Franz Kimmel
Installation View „typical! Clichés of Jews and Others“ © Franz Kimmel
Installation View „typical! Clichés of Jews and Others“ © Franz Kimmel
Installation View „typical! Clichés of Jews and Others“ © Franz Kimmel
Installation View „typical! Clichés of Jews and Others“ © Franz Kimmel
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