The “oath stone” in front of which the trial of Socrates was held in 399 BC is being sent to Germany. Before being buried in the Thingplatz of Kassel, this stone (Diplomatic offering, Archaeological good, Monument, Payment to the International Community, Typical produce, Forensic evidence?) is walked through various points of the city.
THE PLACE OF THE THING is a project by Roger Bernat with dramaturgy by Roberto Fratini and the complicity of various collectives from Athens and the Balkans. Photography: Karol Jarek. Scenography: Freddy Gizas. Graphic design: Ifigenia Vasiliou. Co-ordination: Helena Febrés (Barcelona) and Hibai Arbide and Elena (Athens).
Produced by: Documenta 14