Karin Pausch’s biography was reconstructed after her death using her files and documents and in close collaboration with social workers and end of life caregivers from LÜSA e.V. (Long Term Transition and Support Program, Unna). A former housemate of Karin’s at LÜSA e.V. read her biography for the recording.
Project realisation Unna
June – August 2004
LÜSA e.V. (Long Term Transition and Support Program), Unna, D
a core element of the artistic and scientific research approach conducted for all projects, which distinguishes the collaboration with women convicted of drug abuse, with colleagues, scientists and institutions, as well as the dialogue with specialists from various fields such as philosophy, art (theory), psychiatry, sociology, political science, and law. The circulation of findings in the OUTCAST REGISTRATION network is expanded through the partly direct, partly mediated linking of different expertises.
a biographical protocol that uses the Matrix Method to collect facts as soberly as possible which is devoid of emotional suggestion. From the resulting collages of words the biographers formulate sentences in the present tense, so that the events of the past are brought into the present.