Conflicts arise between individuals, social groups or nations and peoples. They are multi-layered and complex. Objects are often preserved as important traces.
How conflicts enter the collective memory culture depends on prevailing power structures and the respective representation and narrative.
How can we interpret these today?
How much does today influence our view of past conflicts?
How do we deal with recurring conflicts over the centuries?

In the following, we take a look at three digital objects of different historical conflicts and contexts from different perspectives. These highlight the complexity of conflicts and encourage us to challenge traditional narratives.

choose one object
First Object

Cherry Rage

What do conflicts have to do with food shortages and rising prices?

Second Object


To whom did this artful box belong and what conflicts does it hold?

Third Object


What do maps tell us about conflict?