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
13 Dec, 14 Dec, 27 Jan, 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

Künstlerinnenfest 1907, cover of the magazine of the same name, Berlin 1907, graphic design: Ilse Schütze-Schur
1 Dec – 30 Jan
Exhibition

Pariser Platz

Brücke

150 years of the Verein der Berliner Künstlerinnen

Showcase Presentation

Daily 10 am – 8 pm

Free admission 

True Warriors © www.truewarriors.de
Saturday, 20 Jan
Film Screening

6.30 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

True Warriors

A film by Ronja von Wurmb-Seibel, Niklas Schenck, 2017, 90 min.

Introduction: Ronja von Wurmb-Seibel, Niklas Schenck, Cornelia Klauß

Film in English and Afghan with German subtitels

€ 6/4

8.30 pm: Panel discussion about cultural exchange with politically unstable countries

In German

Free admission

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Nicolas Born, Gümse, 1977 © private
Sunday, 21 Jan
Archive Opening

11.30 am

Pariser Platz

Plenarsaal

Nicolas Born. Echo Landscapes

Archive opening and reading

Talk with Katharina Born, Helmut Böttiger

Introduction: Kerstin Hensel

In German

€ 6/4

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MALALAI, photo © Newsha Tavakolian
Sunday, 21 Jan
Theatre Performance

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

MALALAI –
The Afghan Joan of Arc

Based on Friedrich Schiller

A transnational theatre project by Robert Schuster and Julie Paucker

In German, English, French, Hebrew and Afghan

€ 13/7

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Peter Rühmkorf. Photo: Marianne Fleitmann © Akademie der Künste, Berlin
Tuesday, 23 Jan
Reading and Discussion

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenarsaal

Peter Rühmkorf und Walther von der Vogelweide

Reading and discussion with Stephan Opitz and Joachim Kersten

Welcome: Gustav Seibt

In German

€ 6/4

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C& Center of unfinished business, photo © Florian Bong-kil Grosse
24 Jan – 30 Jun
Exhibition

Pariser Platz

Foyer im Erdgeschoss

Colonial Repercussions. C& Center of unfinished business

Reading room

Daily 10 am – 8 pm

Free admission

O Sacudimento da Maison des Esclaves em Gorée Díptico I, 2015. Filmstill aus der 2-Kanal Videoarbeit O Sacudimento da Casa da Torre and O Sacudimento da Maison des Esclaves em Gorée. © Ayrson Heráclito
26 – 31 Jan
Exhibition

Pariser Platz

Blackbox

Marcel Odenbach, Im Schiffbruch nicht schwimmen können, 2011, Filmstill © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017, courtesy of Galerie Gisela Capitain, Stampa Galerie und Videoart at Midnight Edition
26 Jan – 24 Feb
Exhibition

Colonial Repercussions Marcel Odenbach: Im Schiffbruch nicht schwimmen können

Video installation

Daily 11 am – 7 pm

Free admission

Marcel Odenbach, Im Schiffbruch nicht schwimmen können, 2011, Filmstill © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017, courtesy of Galerie Gisela Capitain, Stampa Galerie und Videoart at Midnight Edition
Friday, 26 Jan
Symposium

1 pm

Colonial Repercussions. (Post-)Colonial Injustice and Legal Interventions

1 – 7.30 pm

Symposium with Antony Anghie, Fiston Mwanza Mujila, Makau Mutua et al.

In cooperation with European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR)

In German and English

Free admission

Marcel Odenbach, Im Schiffbruch nicht schwimmen können, 2011, film still © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017, courtesy of Galerie Gisela Capitain, Stampa Galerie und Videoart at Midnight Edition
Saturday, 27 Jan
Symposium

10 am

Colonial Repercussions. (Post-)Colonial Injustice and Legal Interventions

10 am – 5.30 pm

Symposium with Kranti LC, Ester Muinjangue, Liesbeth Zegveld et al.

In cooperation with European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR)

In German and English

Free admission

Bertolt Brecht and Walter Benjamin playing chess, 1934, Skovsbostrand, Denmark, Photographer unknown © Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Bertolt-Brecht-Archiv
Saturday, 27 Jan
Closing Event

8 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

Benjamin and Brecht.
Thinking in Extremes
Never-Ending Crisis

Theatrical experiment

Music, tours, exhibition until midnight

In German

€ 13/7
with exhibition € 17/10

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Solistenensemble Kaleidoskop, photo © Helge Krückeberg
Sunday, 4 Feb
Concert

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Blackbox

inside/out

Compositions by Bunita Marcus, Dieter Schnebel, Ernstalbrecht Stiebler et al.

Music: Solistenensemble Kaleidoskop, Rashad Becker

€ 13/7

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Utopolis film theatre in Coburg, photo: Akademie der Künste
Tuesday, 6 Feb
Academy Discussions

8 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenarsaal

9th Academy Discussion:
Long Live the Cinema! The Situation of Cinema in Germany

With Christian Bräuer, Peter Dinges, Alfred Holighaus, Joachim Kühn, Jeanine Meerapfel, Carsten Schmidt (tbc)

In German

€ 6/4

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© Kay Strasser
Wednesday, 14 Feb
Exhibition Opening

7 pm

13th Forum Expanded

Exhibition as part of the 68th Berlinale

In German and English

Free admission

Lia Rodrigues, photo © Sammi Landweer
Wednesday, 14 Feb
Presentation

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Blackbox

Being together.
Valeska-Gert-Gastprofessur
Lia Rodrigues

Presentation with Lia Rodrigues and dance studies students

In cooperation with FU Berlin and DAAD

In English

Free admission

© Kay Strasser
15 – 26 Feb
Exhibition

Hanseatenweg

Halle 1

13th Forum Expanded

Exhibition as part of the 68th Berlinale

Daily 11 am – 9 pm
22 Feb 11 am – 7 pm

In German and English

Free admission

© Kay Strasser
15 – 25 Feb
Festival

48th Berlinale Forum

Film festival

screening daily from 2 pm

In German and English

Ensemblekollektiv Berlin, photo © Andy Rumball
Saturday, 17 Feb
Concert and Discussion

7 pm

AFEKT Festival

Music by Rebecca Saundes, Helena Tulve, Jüri Reinvere. Ensemblekollektiv Berlin, AFEKT soloists

In German

€ 13/7

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Heinrich Mann, circa 1929/30, photographer unknown
Thursday, 22 Feb
Book Presentation

8 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenarsaal

Poetry and Politics.
Heinrich Mann and the Akademie der Künste

Talk with Gunnar Decker, Ariane Martin, Volker Riedel

Reading: Jens Harzer

In German

€ 6/4

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Víctor López Cotelo, photo: Inge Zimmermann
Monday, 26 Feb
Lecture

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenarsaal

Víctor López Cotelo

Lecture by the Spanish architect Víctor López Cotelo

Welcome and moderation: Wilfried Wang

In German

€ 6/4

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Friedrich Christian Delius, photo © juergen-bauer.com
Wednesday, 28 Feb
Book Release

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenarsaal

Friedrich Christian Delius:
Die Zukunft der Schönheit

Reading: Friedrich Christian Delius

Introduction and discussion: Tobias Lehmkuhl

In German

€ 6/4

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