transposition 741
©2023 Sascha Mikloweit & VG Bild-Kunst, Photo: Manuel Pandalis
transposition 741 (We Come and Die as Numbers)
Sascha Mikloweit
Mineralogical Museum University Bonn, Germany
Scratching Glas; Vitrine of the Special Exhibitions Hall, Mineralogical Museum University Bonn
126 x 226 x 50 cm
The Poem “We Come and Die as Numbers” by the late Namibian poet Simon Zhu Mbako (1950-1994) scratched into the glass panel of an exhibition vitrine inside the Mineralogical Museum University Bonn. Poem originally published in: Moako, S. Z., 1989. We Come and Die as Numbers. In: Moako, S. Z., ed., 1989. Tell Them of Namibia: Poems from the National Liberation Struggle. London: Karia Press.