Gustav Kluge, Abbruch der Beziehungen, 2011 © Gustav Kluge/Galerie Michael Haas, photo: Dirk Masbaum
29 Sep – 10 Dec
Exhibition

Käthe Kollwitz Museum Köln
Neumarkt 18-24
50667 Köln

Bertolt Brecht and Walter Benjamin playing chess, 1934, Skovsbostrand, Denmark, Photographer unknown © Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Bertolt-Brecht-Archiv
26 Oct – 28 Jan
Exhibition

Benjamin and Brecht.
Thinking in Extremes

Tue – Sun, 11 am – 7 pm
18 Nov, 13 Dec, 14 Dec, open until midnight
Closed on 24 and 31 Dec

€ 9/6
Free admission for under 18s and Tuesdays from 3 pm

Guided tours:
Tue 5 pm
Sun 12 noon
€ 3 plus exhibition ticket

In German and English

Otto Bartning, around 1930. Photographer unknown © Otto-Bartning-Archiv TU Darmstadt
19 Nov – 18 Mar
Exhibition

Institut Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt
Museum Künstlerkolonie
Olbrichweg 13a
64287 Darmstadt

Otto Bartning (1883–1959). Architect of Social Modernism

Tue – Sun 11 am – 6 pm

€ 5/3

Family ticket: € 10/6 (2 adults with children)

Free admission for under 11s

In German

Exhibition view: Katharina Sieverding, Maton Solarisation XI/XII, 1969, C-Print, Acrylic, Steel © Katharina Sieverding, VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017/ photo: © Klaus Mettig, VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017
Wednesday, 22 Nov
Artist Talk

6.30 pm

Käthe Kollwitz Museum Köln
Neumarkt 18–24
50667 Köln

Katharina Sieverding in Discussion with Wulf Herzogenrath

In German

€ 7,50/4,50 (exhibition included)

Berlin 2017 © S. Cubasc
23 – 24 Nov
Symposium

Fragile Affinities – (Re)Strengthening International Artistic Collaboration

Symposium with Selda Asal, Lutz Dammbeck, Via Lewandowsky, Esther Slevogt, György Szabó, Katarzyna Wielga-Skolimowsk et al.

Thur, 23 Nov, 7 pm

Fri, 24 Nov, 10 am

Registration: affinities@igbk.de

In German and English (23 Nov with whisper translation)

Admission free

Benjamin Scheuer, photo: Ras Rotter
Friday, 24 Nov
Award Ceremony and Concert

8 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenarsaal

Busoni-Kompositionspreis 2017:
Benjamin Scheuer

Works by Busoni, Scheuer, Escudero. ensemble mosaik

Directed by Lennart Dohms

In German and English

Free admission

Landesjugendensemble Neue Musik Berlin, photo: Alexander Bunk
Sunday, 26 Nov
Concert

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

Benjamin and Brecht.
Thinking in Extremes Passages

Concert: Landesjugendensemble Neue Musik Berlin

Directed by Jobst Liebrecht, Gerhard Scherer

Music by Arnold Schönberg, Hanns Eisler, John Cage, Mauricio Kagel

€ 13/7

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Lutz Dammbeck, Versuchsanordnung
Lutz Dammbeck, Versuchsanordnung, 1978, © Lutz Dammbeck and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017, Photo: Karin Plessing
Monday, 27 Nov
Film Screening

8 pm

Filmclub 813
Hahnenstr. 6
50667 Köln

Lutz Dammbeck:
DAS NETZ – UNABOMBER | LSD | INTERNET

Documentary 2003, 35 mm, OmU, 121 Min. 

€ 6/4,50

Luc Bondy, Lausanne 1993. Photo © Ruth Walz
Tuesday, 28 Nov
Archive Opening

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenarsaal

Writing in the Air.
Luc Bondy’s Theatre

Archive opening and book presentation with Geoffrey Layton, Marie-Louise Bondy-Bischofberger, Jeanine Meerapfel 

In German

€ 6/4

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Berliner Lautsprecherorchester © Wolfgang Heiniger
Wednesday, 29 Nov
Concert

8 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studiofoyer

EM4 | Berliner Studios für elektroakustische Musik (10)

Works by Luigi Nono, Nicolaus A. Huber, John Cage

Studio für Elektroakustische Musik der Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin (STEAM)

€ 7/5

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Eberhard Fechner and Gero Erhardt during production for Tadellöser & Wolff, 1974 © ZDF
Friday, 1 Dec
Archive Opening

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenarsaal

Eberhard Fechner
Chronicler of Daily Life

Archive opening with Gero Ehrhardt, Manfred Eichel, Martin Wiebel, Ulrich Zwirner

Welcome: Jeanine Meerapfel

In German

€ 6/4

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The ensemble taking their bows, photo © Thomas Aurin
Sunday, 3 Dec
Discussion

12 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenarsaal

What is an Ensemble Theatre?

Discussion with Berlin theatre directors

In German

Admission free

Oliver Sturm, Foto © Oliver Sturm
Sunday, 3 Dec
Radio Play and Discussion

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Clubraum

Oliver Sturm:
Die Umsiedler

Radio Play by Anna Pein based on Arno Schmidt. 72 Min., NDR/WDR 2017 

Talk with Oliver Sturm, Susanne Fischer, Bernd Rauschenbach, Andreas Kossert

In German language

6/4 €

Private photograph of Bertolt Brecht, around 1928, © the heirs of Bertolt Brecht
Tuesday, 5 Dec
Archive Presentation

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenarsaal

Brecht’s Film Legacy at the Akademie

Archive presentation and talk with Martin Koerber, Anja-Christin Remmert, Jenny Schall, Johanna Schall, Bernd Stegemann, Maxi Zimmermann

In German

Admission free

International World Theatre Day 2017 in Istanbul © Erhan Demirtas / Getty Images
Thursday, 7 Dec
Lecture and Discussion

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenarsaal

"You Want Kilims, But I Do Films"
Art and Culture in Turkey

With Mahir Namur, Ata Unal, Nele Hertling

In German, English and Turkish 

Admission free

Günter “Baby” Sommer, Peter Kowald, at the jazz club Flöz, 1979, photo: Dagmar Gebers, FMP-Publishing, VG Bild-Kunst
Friday, 8 Dec
Panel Discussion

7.30 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenarsaal

Underground and Improvisation.
Alternative Music and Art after 1968

With Nele Hertling, Thomas Krüger, Claus Löser, Bert Noglik, Alexander Pehlemann

Moderation: Markus Müller

Music: Simon Steen-Andersen, Søren Kjaerdgaard

In German

Admission free

Bertolt Brecht and Walter Benjamin playing chess, 1934, Skovsbostrand, Denmark, Photographer unknown © Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Bertolt-Brecht-Archiv
Tuesday, 12 Dec
Lecture

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studiofoyer

Never-Ending Crisis, Philipp Hochmair, photo © Christian Menkel
Wednesday, 13 Dec
Theatre Performance

7.30 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

Benjamin and Brecht.
Thinking in Extremes Never-Ending Crisis

Theatrical experiment with Friederike Heller, Peter Thiessen, Sabine Kohlstedt, Eva Löbau, Philipp Hochmair

In German

€ 13/7
€ 17/10 with the exhibition 

Exhibition open until midnight

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Never-Ending Crisis, Philipp Hochmair, photo © Christian Menkel
Thursday, 14 Dec
Theatre Performance

7.30 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

Benjamin and Brecht.
Thinking in Extremes Never-Ending Crisis

Theatrical experiment with Friederike Heller, Peter Thiessen, Sabine Kohlstedt, Eva Löbau, Philipp Hochmair

In German

€ 13/7
€ 17/10 with the exhibition

Exhibition open until midnight

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