The Citizen of the World – A segment of Double Lives

Science and technique of bank notes, collection Dr. Antony R. Michaelis, 2014 (detail view), courtesy Stiftung Deutsches Technikmuseum, Historical Archiv, photo: Natasha Ginwala

15.06.2014 | 1pm, Deutsches Technikmuseum und Museen Dahlem – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

The Citizen of the World – A segment of "Double Lives"


Jörg Schmalfuß and Natasha Ginwala

Guided tour in German (with English translation)


Archivist and researcher Jörg Schmalfuß guides through the astonishing cabinet collection of bank notes of scientific journalist Anthony Michaelis (1916-2007), Alexander von Humboldt’s chronometer and a personal collection of 100,000 railyway tickets that reveal the histories of travel and technology.

The tour continues to Museen Dahlem to view the presentation of Double Lives conceived by Juan Gaitán's artistic team member, Natasha Ginwala, within the 8th Berlin Biennale.


Deutsches Technikmuseum and Museen Dahlem – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Meeting point entrance of Deutsches Technikmuseum,

Trebbiner Straße 9, 10963 Berlin

Admission 8 € (in addition to the 8th Berlin Biennale ticket)




10th Berlin Biennale