The Great Repair

Exhibition Opening

The exhibition project The Great Repair discusses contradictions between growth and ecology based on architecture’s material culture. It presents more than 40 positions from art, architecture, and spatial practices in which repair becomes a new design paradigm.


7 pm
Opening and introductory remarks with Kathrin Röggla, Vice President of Akademie der Künste; Johanna M. Keller, Programme Officer of Akademie der Künste; Katarzyna Wielga-Skolimowska, Artistic Director of German Federal Cultural Foundation
and a moderated panel with the curators: Florian Hertweck, Christian Hiller, Markus Krieger, Milica Topalović, Alex Nehmer, Anh-Linh Ngo, Felix Hofmann, Nazlı Tümerdem, Marija Mari

c. 7:45 pm
SULLE SPONDE / AdK Berlin, performance by FORWARD DANCE COMPANY of LOFFT DAS THEATER in collaboration with Alessandro Schiattarella and Goethe-Institut

9 pm
DJ sets by Maria Lisogorskaya (Assemble) and FRZNTE


A project by ARCH+ gGmbH
in cooperation with the Akademie der Künste, Berlin, the Department of Architecture at the ETH Zürich, and the University of Luxembourg, Faculté des Sciences Humaines

Funded by the German Federal Cultural Foundation, the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media, the Federal Agency for Civic Education (bpb), the Hans Sauer Foundation, the Wüstenrot Foundation and Pro Helvetia

The Experimental Fellowship Program for young architectural researchers is funded by EXPERIMENTAL

Artistic Direction: Florian Hertweck, Christian Hiller, Markus Krieger, Alex Nehmer, Anh-Linh Ngo, Milica Topalović

Curatorial assistants: Marija Marić, Nazlı Türmerdem
Production management: Felix Hofmann

Friday, 13 Oct 2023

7 pm



Opening with Kathrin Röggla, Johanna M. Keller and Katarzyna Wielga-Skolimowska, panel with the curators, performance by FORWARD DANCE COMPANY and DJ sets

In English

Free admission

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