Objects of Desire

Sexworkers tell their stories

Gay Museum

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Schwules Museum
Vernissage
07.03.2019 19:00
Finissage
01.06.2019 19:00

A new exhibition by sex worker led collective Objects of Desire explores stories around the everyday practice of sex work in Berlin. This exhibition displays artefacts collected through ethnographically informed interviews conducted over the past year in Berlin. The objects range from the mundane to the bizarre, from a hand painted tea light given by a client to a bicycle used to ride to work whilst wearing heels to a butt tunnel. The objects, and the accompanying stories told by the sex workers who donated them, highlight the material politics of sex work in Berlin today. Through focusing on the personal stories of sex workers and the physical objects involved, Objects of Desire aims to facilitate an understanding of the everyday practice of sex work as work. In particular, this exhibition emphasises the ways in which sex workers manage relationships with clients, lovers, families, the public, the law and the objects themselves.

Gay Museum
Lützowstraße 73
10785 Berlin

Telephone
+49 (30) 69 59 90 50
Fax
+49 (30) 61 20 22 89
Website
www.schwulesmuseum.…
Monday
14:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
closed
Wednesday
14:00 - 18:00
Thursday
14:00 - 20:00
Friday
14:00 - 18:00
Saturday
14:00 - 19:00
Sunday
14:00 - 18:00
Admission price
7,50 €
Reduced price
4,00 €

Group ticket
For groups of at least 10 persons the entrance fee is 5,00 € per person

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