Press Releases

September

21 September 2016

Invitation to the Press Preview Thursday, 13 October 2016, 11 am Exhibition halls open from 10 am Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg 10, 10557 Berlin Registration for the Press Conference requested: Tel. 030 200 57-1514 or email presse@adk.de With … more

20 September 2016

Press Conference: Thursday 22 September, 11 am Opening: Saturday 24 September, 5 pm Exhibition: 25 September – 20 November 2016 In cooperation with the Akademie der Künste, the Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz are presenting a major show of works by … more

15 September 2016

Symposium 29 September – 1 October 2016 Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg 10, Berlin “Memory and Justice” – this is the central theme for Estela de Carlotto, Thomas Walther, Anwar al-Bunni and Milo Rau, as well as the other participants of … more

8 September 2016

On 13 September, the Akademie der Künste is awarding the Konrad Wolf Prize 2016 to Nicola Hümpel, director and co-founder of Nico and the Navigators. The laudatory address is by Nele Hertling who, together with Barrie Kosky and Reinhild Hoffmann, … more

5 September 2016

The “Public Space: Fights and Fictions. 36-hour Factory of Thought” conference is now going online with a digital magazine. In May this year, the conference at the Akademie der Künste brought together around 40 international urban planners, … more

August

4 August 2016

Press Statement. The Akademie der Künste protests the unacceptable course of action of the Turkish government against the press and freedom of speech, without which there can be no genuine democracy. We call upon the Turkish government to end the … more

3 August 2016

Exhibition, 3 September – 3 October 2016. Invitation to the Press Preview: Friday, 2 September 2016, 6 pm Followed by the award ceremony and exhibition opening at 7 pm Exhibition hall opens at 5:30 pm Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg 10, 10557 … more

July

26 July 2016

  The fragility of the status quo – triggered by wars, poverty, terrorism, flight and migration – is the starting point underpinning the programme focus for "Uncertain States". An “experiential space of things” from the academy’s … more

21 July 2016

Symposium 29 September – 1 October 2016 Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg 10, Berlin. The Akademie der Künste and the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) are hosting the conference “Memory and Justice” from 29 … more

8 July 2016

Panel discussion hosted by the Akademie der Künste and the Umweltbundesamt Friday 15 July 2016, 7 pm, Akademie der Künste, Pariser Platz The Akademie der Künste and the Umweltbundesamt (UBA, German Federal Environment Agency) will debate the roles … more

June

21 June 2016

Event on 28 June with academy members Angela Winkler and Norbert Miller, et al. On 28 June the Akademie der Künste will open the archive of Ivan Nagel (1931-2012) with a special event in Berlin. During his lifetime, the theatre director, writer and … more

15 June 2016

Twenty-two new members were selected to join the Akademie der Künste at this year’s spring General Assembly (29–30 April). All of the candidates have since accepted their memberships. New members in the Visual Arts Section: Marcel Odenbach, … more

13 June 2016

The Akademie der Künste presents from 16 to 18 June in cooperation with the Jewish Film Festival Berlin & Brandenburg documentary films on people forced to flee. The screenings accompany the Kinder im Exil (Children in Exile) exhibition (16 June – … more

1 June 2016

Almut Möller in discussion with Gila Lustiger, Terézia Mora, Edgar Reitz and Jeanine Meerapfel 8 June 2016, 8 pm (Wednesday) Akademie der Künste, Pariser Platz 4, 10117 Berlin Admission: € 5/3, free admission for visitors under 18 In German … more

May

31 May 2016

The Akademie der Künste on Pariser Platz is one of the venues of the 9th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art. The 9th Berlin Biennale involves the Akademie’s foyers and event spaces on all floors. The opening of all Biennale exhibition venues, … more

23 May 2016

The experiences of children in flight from their homelands and living in exile are the focus of an extensive programme organised by the Akademie der Künste under the title Kinder im Exil (Children in Exile). A documentary exhibition, related special … more

April

27 April 2016

“I sincerely hope that Peter Weiss will never become a classic, but will be remembered as an artist who always understood the words ‘culture’ and ‘revolution’, ‘art’ and ‘great universal change’ to be moving closer together, because … more

27 April 2016

Public space is not an issue of luxury. As a platform of social debate and dispute, public space is a mainstay of the democratic way of life. From 19 – 21 May, “Public Space: Fights and Fictions”, organised by the Goethe-Institut and the … more

21 April 2016

The Akademie der Künste has begun safeguarding and digitalizing the cinematic holdings in Bertolt Brecht’s archive. In cooperation with the Deutsche Kinemathek and supported by the LOTTO-Stiftung Berlin and the Beauftragte der Bundesregierung für … more

March

2 March 2016

The Akademie der Künste has awarded the Konrad Wolf Prize 2016 to Nicola Hümpel, the director and co-founder of Nico and the Navigators. The award, which is endowed with prize money of €5,000, will be presented on 13 September. The jury comprised … more

1 March 2016

DEMO:POLIS – The Right to Public Space 12 March – 29 May 2016, Exhibition Opening 11 March, 8 pm, Opening Symposium 6 pm Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg 10, 10557 Berlin With Wilfried Wang, Architect, Curator of the exhibition, Member of the … more

February

24 February 2016

Lorenz Hemicker in discussion with Dilek Kolat, Eva Mattes, Jeanine Meerapfel, Rosa von Praunheim, Gustav Seibt and Manos Tsangaris 1 March 2016, 8 pm (Tuesday) Akademie der Künste, Pariser Platz 4, 10117 Berlin Admission: € 5/3, free admission … more

22 February 2016

Press preview on 11 March; exhibition: 12 March – 29 May 2016 The exhibition DEMO:POLIS – The Right to Public Space presents options that the public has to shape its own cities. Increasingly critical citizens are demanding the right to have a say … more

January

22 January 2016

Awards Ceremony with Berlin’s Governing Mayor Michael Müller and Akademie President Jeanine Meerapfel on 18 March The 2016 Großer Kunstpreis Berlin (Berlin Art Prize: Grand Prize) has been awarded to Frank Castorf. In consultation with one of its … more

21 January 2016

The Archive of the Akademie der Künste is numbered among the leading interdisciplinary archives in the German-speaking world on art and culture in the modern era. Recently, the Archive launched its digital database, offering open online access to … more