His 1997 exhibition in Kassel, DocumentaX, was a collection of photographs taken during his stay with the Yanomani people. In his site specific works, Lothar Baumgarten tackles issues associated with colonialism. Monument for the South American Indian Nations, located in the Museum Fredericianum in Kassel, places the names of native peoples from South America in the base of a skylight. In the Guggenheim Museum, New York, America Invention, symbolic colors and names of tribes are inscribed on the walls.
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French colonialism is the theme of Access to Platforms, a map of the Paris Metro with the names of train stations changed to become colonial references. In 1974 be was given an award by the City of Düsseldorf. At the 1984 Venice Biennale he won a First Prize. In 1997 he was awarded the Lichtwark Prize in Germany and in 2003 he was winner of the MFI Prize Read Less