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Motion Detector No. 17: Show Your Colours

The 17th Motion Detector display deals with the rainbow flag. The display can be seen in the foyer of the MEK until the end of July 2021.

Past Motion Detectors

View into the Current Motion Detector No. 16: "Collecting Pandemics", on the back wall of the display case: photos from the series "The Silent City" © Lidija Delovska
View into the Current Motion Detector No. 16: "Collecting Pandemics", on the back wall of the display case: photos from the series "The Silent City" © Lidija Delovska © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum Europäischer Kulturen / Christian Krug

Motion Detector No. 16: Collecting Pandemics

23. June 2020

"Motion Detector Nr. 15: Folded Heroes - COMIC FAN" by Stephan Hann, Berlin 2008
"Motion Detector Nr. 15: Folded Heroes - COMIC FAN" by Stephan Hann, Berlin 2008 © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum Europäischer Kulturen / Christian Krug

Motion Detector No. 15: Folded Heroes — COMIC FAN by Stephan Hann

26. April 2020

"Motion Detector Nr. 14: 30 Years Fall of the Wall – Advent tear-off ´89": Tear-Off Advent for Bär-LIN '89, A Schmiddem, Hauschildt, Schmiddem Production, PropagandaDesign Wuppertal, 1989
Motion Detector Nr. 14: 30 Years Fall of the Wall – Advent tear-off ´89 © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum Europäischer Kulturen / Christian Krug

Motion Detector No. 14: 30 Years Fall of the Wall – Advent tear-off ´89

9. November 2019

Motion Detector No. 13: Old Techniques, New Trends — Preservation
Motion Detector No. 13: Old Techniques, New Trends — Preservation © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum Europäischer Kulturen / Christian Krug

Motion Detector No. 13: Old Techniques, New Trends — Preservation

16. July 2019

Motion Detector No. 12: Blue Miracle – Blue Print Becomes Cultural Heritage
Motion Detector No. 12: Blue Miracle – Blue Print Becomes Cultural Heritage © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum Europäischer Kulturen / Christian Krug

Motion Detector No. 12: Blue Miracle – Blue Print Becomes Cultural Heritage

16. May 2019

Motion Detector No. 11: School Books — Knowledge and Politics
Motion Detector No. 11: School Books — Knowledge and Politics © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum Europäischer Kulturen / Christian Krug

Motion Detector No. 11: Schoolbooks – Knowledge and Politics

13. March 2019

Lucia Robe, Sweden, ca. 2010 and Lucia Crown, Sweden, 1970s © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum Europäischer Kulturen / Christian Krug
Lucia Robe, Sweden, ca. 2010 and Lucia Crown, Sweden, 1970s © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum Europäischer Kulturen / Christian Krug

Motion Detector No. 10: Who’s (Not) Allowed to Be Lucia?

2. November 2018

Football shirt of the German national football team, 2018 © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum Europäischer Kulturen / Christian Krug
Football shirt of the German national football team, 2018 © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum Europäischer Kulturen / Christian Krug

Motion Detector No. 09: #OurNeighbour - 2018 World Cup

13. June 2018

Souvenir tea towel from Scotland (circa 1980) from the collection of the Museum Europäischer Kulturen (detail) © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum Europäischer Kulturen / Ute Franz-Scarciglia
Souvenir tea towel from Scotland (circa 1980) from the collection of the Museum Europäischer Kulturen (detail) © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum Europäischer Kulturen / Ute Franz-Scarciglia

Motion Detector No. 8: The United Kingdom 2018

19. January 2018

Motion Detector No. 7: Ellis Island – Island of Hope, Island of Tears. Foreigners board a transfer steamer for departure © DOI / NPS / Statue of Liberty NM and Ellis Island, New York / Photo: Augustus Sherman
Motion Detector No. 7: Ellis Island – Island of Hope, Island of Tears. Foreigners board a transfer steamer for departure © DOI / NPS / Statue of Liberty NM and Ellis Island, New York / Photo: Augustus Sherman

Motion Detector No. 7: Ellis Island – Island of Hope, Island of Tears

11. March 2017

Motion Detector No. 6: Rudolf Wissel (1869-1962) and his collection to the „ancient craft“ © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum Europäischer Kulturen
Motion Detector No. 6: Rudolf Wissel (1869-1962) and his collection to the "ancient craft" © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum Europäischer Kulturen

Motion Detector No. 6: Rudolf Wissell (1869 - 1962) and his collection on the ancient craft

3. June 2016

The photo collection of Sámi in the focus of international research © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum Europäischer Kulturen
The photo collection of Sámi in the focus of international research © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum Europäischer Kulturen

Motion Detector No. 5: The Photographic Collection of the Sámi through the Lens of International Research

23. December 2015

Motion Detector No. 04: Gerhard Goder's sculpture 'Conchita Wurst on the Crescent'
Motion Detector No. 04: Gerhard Goder's sculpture 'Conchita Wurst on the Crescent' © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum Europäischer Kulturen, Ute Franz-Scarciglia

Motion Detector No. 4: Gerhard Goder's sculpture Conchita Wurst on the Crescent

18. May 2015

Motion Detector No. 03: Remembering the victims of HIV and AIDS
Motion Detector No. 03: Remembering the victims of HIV and AIDS © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum Europäischer Kulturen

Motion Detector No. 3: Remembering the victims of HIV and AIDS

6. February 2015

Motion Detector No. 02: Der Zwarte Piet (Black Peter)
Motion Detector No. 02: Der Zwarte Piet (Black Peter) © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum Europäischer Kulturen / Ute Franz-Scarciglia

Motion Detector No. 2: Der Zwarte Piet (Black Peter)

11. December 2014

Motion Detector No. 01: What do the Crimean Tatars have to do with the Museum Europäischer Kulturen?
Motion Detector No. 01: What do the Crimean Tatars have to do with the Museum Europäischer Kulturen? © Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin, Museum Europäischer Kulturen / Ute Franz-Scarciglia

Motion Detector No. 1: What do the Crimean Tatars have to do with the Museum Europäischer Kulturen?

25. April 2014