Arbeit am Gedächtnis – Transforming Archives
Akademie der Künste, Berlin 2021
English, 110 pp., 70 ill.
€ Free of charge with the purchase of an exhibition ticket
An exhibition magazine accompanying the “Arbeit am Gedächtnis – Transforming Archives” exhibition, which is available free of charge with an admission ticket. With texts and images by the participating artists, detailed background material on the archive exhibits and articles on memory work and memory culture by Aleida Assmann, Christina Baldacci, Sharon Macdonald, Doreen Mende, Nora Sternfeld and others.
Montage oder Fake News? Von Heartfield bis Twitter
Angela Lammert on behalf of the Akademie der Künste
Akademie der Künste, Berlin / Steidl, Göttingen 2021
German, 264 pp.
This volume was produced in 2020 on the occasion of the “John Heartfield. Photography plus Dyna-mite” exhibition and addresses the changing mechanisms of action and circulation of montage image practices from historical photomontage to fake news. The theoretical and artistic contribu-tions primarily revolve around the question of the “truths” of images today and the possibilities of their critical (de)construction
Journal der Künste 15
Published three times a year (German/English), available free of charge, ISSN (Print EN) 2627-2490, ISSN (Online EN) 2627-5198
Photo series by Sebastian Wells and Maurice Weiss, contributions by Jeanine Meerapfel, Kathrin Röggla and criminologist Christine Hentschel, a conversation with Andres Veiel and workshop reports from an accommodation for refugees look at the topicality of “Pandemic and Society”. For this year‘s Akademie programme focus “Arbeit am Gedächtnis – Transforming Archives”, the Carte Blanche goes to Candice Breitz and reflections by Siegfried Zielinski, Matthias Sauerbruch, music performer Raed Yassin and artists Jim Chuchu and Njoki Ngumi follow. The Archives explore literary connections between Budapest and Berlin, remember Werner Düttmann and launch “Heinrich Mann DIGITAL”.
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