Journal der Künste 17
Published three times a year (German/English), available free of charge ISSN (Print EN) 2627-2490 ISSN (Online EN) 2627-5198
In addition to an essay by Wilfried Wang on the question of land use, Stephan Suschke’s presentation of the new exhibition on Erich Wonder’s stage designs for Heiner Müller and poems by Meena Kandasamy, dialogues are at the centre of the 17th issue: Kathrin Röggla talks to writer Mohamed Mbougar Sarr about language and resistance, a roundtable discusses the legacy of Paul and Eslanda Robeson, Mark Gergis talks about cassette kiosks in Damascus and his collection of Syrian music in an interview. The focus is also on the opening of the Roger Willemsen Archive and a photo series by Ute Mahler and Werner Mahler. The Carte Blanche goes to JUNGE AKADEMIE fellow and visual artist Sasha Kurmaz.
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Hans Scharoun. Buildings and Projects
Birkhäuser in cooperation with the Akademie der Künste, Berlin
208 pp., 350 ill.
English edition 978-3-0356-0691-1
The book is the first to document in text and image all the well-known buildings designed by Hans Scharoun, including his early work in East Prussia. Photographs specially taken by Carsten Krohn, historical photographs and plans from the Hans-Scharoun-Archiv at the Akademie provide a new perspective on this expressive, organic architecture.
Architecture in Archives. The Collection of the Akademie der Künste
Eva-Maria Barkhofen on behalf of the Akademie der Künste (ed.)
Akademie der Künste, Archive / DOM publishers, Berlin, 2016
English Edition (Hardcover)
560 pp., 906 ill.
ISBN 978-3-86922-552-4 (EN)
Prize winner of the DAM Architectural Book Award 2017
This sumptuous publication presents the first overview of all the collections and archives held by the Architectural Archive at the Akademie der Künste. After introductory articles by Jeanine Meerapfel, Werner Heegewaldt and Eva-Maria Barkhofen, the individual holdings, which go back to the eighteenth century, are comprehensively presented with biographies of their collectors and a wealth of illustrations.