Call Out was (as its name suggests) a public request launched via social media on International Women’s Day 2017. The idea was to compile the names of writers, politicians, scientists, activists, revolutionaries, artists, and other women who have been (or continue to be) a source of inspiration for our audience’s mindsets, activities, and lives in general.
On International Women’s Day, 8 March 2017, a 20-minute audio installation, Die Vision, was played over four loudspeakers in front of the Historical Museum in Frankfurt am Main.
The art happening La Manifestation unfolded on the streets of downtown Frankfurt in order to put the Fourteen Rules of Life, penned in 1928 by the multi-talented Jewish social reformer and political activist Bertha Pappenheim, (1859–1936) back in the public eye.
The Casting: Who was Bertha Pappenheim?
The Tracking the Traffic project invited the citizens of Frankfurt to attend a live casting and slip into the role of Bertha Pappenheim. The casting turned the spotlight on this multi-talented Jewish activist, translator, manager, writer, chairwoman, politician, bridge-builder, patient, women’s rights campaigner, educationalist, social worker, agitator, lobbyist, teacher, traveler, founder, and grand dame