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Heinrich Mann Digital –
A Transnational Reconstruction

For the first time, a shared platform will make the virtual reunification of the dispersed manuscripts and letters of Heinrich Mann possible: In 2021, his oeuvre will be made available to research and the public in digitised form through the databases and digital presentation forms of the participating institutions.

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Provenance Research on the Holdings of Paintings and Sculpture in the Akademie der Künste Art Collection

Provenance research is one of the fundamental tasks of museums, libraries and archives. In October 2017, this responsibility led the Akademie der Künste to organise a research project to systematically investigate the provenance of those pre-1945 works in the painting and sculpture collection which came into the Akademie's possession after 1933.

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Indexing the personal papers of Ulrich Müther

The art of engineering between technology and aesthetics

In dem Kooperationsprojekt der Hochschule Wismar und dem Baukunstarchiv der Akademie der Künste, Berlin, wird in den nächsten drei Jahren der Nachlass des bedeutenden Bauingenieurs Ulrich Müther erschlossen.

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Indexing of recorded interviews on Eberhard Fechner’s documentary films

The archive of TV and documentary film director Eberhard Fechner comprises nearly 1,500 hours of audio recordings of interviews conducted while preparing for his films. During this project, the recordings will be indexed and linked with existing transcripts.

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John Heartfield. Online Catalogue and Virtual Exhibition

The personal papers and artistic estate of John Heartfield, comprising a total of around 6200 items, are considered the best-known holding in the Akademie der Künste's Art Collection. Not only do these items include original photomontages and designs for book covers and posters, but also stage and costume designs as well as Heartfield's collection of materials. Thanks to generous funding by the Ernst von Siemens Kunststiftung, this indexing project is making the entire holdings publicly accessible.

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Creating an index of students at the Prussian Akademie der Künste 1751 – 1875

Analysing lists of students and establishing a database

One of the Prussian Akademie der Künste's key tasks was to provide academic training for visual artists. Whether a particular artist actually studied at the Akademie der Künste, will be available via a full text database.

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Henschelverlag Kunst und Gesellschaft

Indexing an East German publishing house archive

In August 2015, the Archives of the Akademie der Künste took over the archives of Henschelverlag Kunst und Gesellschaft, a former East Berlin publishing house.The surviving files, provide an almost complete record of the process of preparing each individual title published by the Henschel press from 1947 to 1990. After editorial revisions, it proved possible to transfer the information indexed into the Archives Database.

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Berlin Women Artists Association – 150 Years of the Verein der Berliner Künstlerinnen

Archiving the collection and photography holdings of the reconstructed archive of the Verein der Berliner Künstlerinnen 1867 (1867–2012)

The archival indexing process sets out to provide the materials in the form of finding aids for the interested public and prepare the data for online presentation on the webpages of both the Akademie der Künste and the VdBK.

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