Katrin Pannicke, Halle/Saale Motif of the picture page based on a photo by Gerda Goedhart/Suhrkamp Verlag. © Photo: Hans-Jürgen Fuchs, Stuttgart. Source: BVA
Thursday, 9 Feb
Book Presentation

8 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Bertolt Brecht on the occasion of his 125th birthday

8 pm (changed starting time)

Presentation of the special postage stamp and the special 125th birthday coin as well as book presentation Bertolt Brecht: Unsere Hoffnung heute ist die Krise. Interviews 1926-1956

With Maximilian Diehle, Paul Herwig, Kathrin Röggla, Claudia Roth MdB, Steffen Saebisch, Noah Willumsen

In German

€ 6/4

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Special postage stamp for Bertolt Brecht's 125th birthday © Design: Matthias Wittig. For copyright reasons, permission to reproduce the image must be obtained before it can be used.
Friday, 10 Feb
Homage

10 am

Brecht-Haus
Chausseestraße 125
10115 Berlin

Bertolt Brecht on the occasion of his 125th birthday

Special tours, open archives, songs and poems

In German

Free admission

[Anna Seghers in Brazil, 1963], photo: not specified, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Anna-Seghers-Archive, no. 3448_01
Tuesday, 14 Feb
Tour

2 pm

Anna-Seghers-Museum
Anna-Seghers-Str. 81
12489 Berlin

Anna Seghers Museum in Berlin-Adlershof © Andreas [FranzXaver] Süß
Tuesday, 21 Feb
Tour

2 pm

Anna-Seghers-Museum
Anna-Seghers-Str. 81
12489 Berlin

Hans Fallada, undated. Photo © BArch, Bild 183-R66553 / o.Ang.
Tuesday, 21 Feb
Book Presentation and Reading

8 pm

Literaturforum im Brecht-Haus
Chausseestraße 125
10115 Berlin

Letters from France. Hans Fallada's Months in the Reich Labor Service 1943

Book Presentation and Reading as part of “Showcase Archive”

With Carsten Gansel, Gabriele Radecke

Welcome: Christian Hippe, Sabine Wolf

Moderation: Peter Walther

Reading: Ulrich Noethen

In German

€ 6/4


Please find below the Akademie der Künste's digital offers.

Graphic design © Ta-Trung, Berlin

DIGITAL

Discussion

Memory Works On Us

Artist talk with Alexander Kluge, Erdmut Wizisla and Johannes Odenthal

In German

Live stream from 5 June 2021

Graphic design © Ta-Trung, Berlin

DIGITAL

Discussion

Going Through the Heart. An Introduction

Artist talk with Jeanine Meerapfel and Cécile Wajsbrot

Introduction: Johannes Odenthal and Werner Heegewaldt

In German

Live stream from 2 June 2021

Paul and Eslanda Robeson with their son Paul Jr. in front of their house in Enfield, Connecticut, beginning 1940th. Photo: Frank Bauman, FrankBauman.com © Akademie der Künste, Paul-Robeson-Archiv

DIGITAL

Discussion

Resonating Struggles: Paul and Eslanda Robeson in East Berlin

Discussion with Matana Roberts, George Lewis, Doreen Mende and Kira Thurman

In English

Live stream from 1 June 2021

Paul Hamann: Portrait Relief of an Unknown Man, London, 1930 © Akademie der Künste, Art Collection

DIGITAL

Presentation

Provenance Research Day. Where Do the Works of Art Come From?

On the occasion of International Provenance Research Day, the Art Collection offers digital insights into its collection holdings. The focus is on selected paintings and sculptures whose eventful ownership histories were reconstructed. In German.

Heinrich Mann in Heringsdorf, 1928. Drawing by Erich Büttner. Source: Akademie der Künste, Art Collection

DIGITAL

Reading

Thinker, Poet, Democrat. Heinrich Mann on his 150th birthday

Reading, Music

With Bundespräsident Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Jeanine Meerapfel, Matthias Brandt, Jenny Schily, Matan Porat

In German

Recording of the livestream from 25 Mar 2021

Silhouette by Arnold de Florence: Portrait of Heinrich Mann, c. 1910 © Akademie der Künste, Heinrich Mann Collection

DIGITAL

Virtual Exhibition

Heinrich Mann DIGITAL: Life, Work, Legacy – A Transnational Reconstruction

Heinrich Mann’s estate is scattered throughout archives worldwide. Starting from the most important places of activity in his life, the virtual exhibition by the Akademie der Künste Archives tells the story of the estate and presents the “Heinrich Mann DIGITAL” international cooperation project. In German.

Passport issued to Walter Benjamin, Berlin-Grunewald, 10 August 1928. Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Walter Benjamin Archiv © Hamburger Stiftung zur Förderung von Wissenschaft und Kultur, photo: Nick Ash

DIGITAL

Archival Materials

Finds from the Archives

Selected text documents, special objects and works of art from the Archives of the Akademie der Künste representing all artistic disciplines.

Photo: Ellen Auerbach, Airwalk, 1946 (Renate Schottelius during the dance jump over rocks, La Cumbrecita). Modern Print, Argentina © Akademie der Künste, Berlin

DIGITAL

Online Presentation

digital.adk.de – images, sounds, art objects

A digital showcase affords an insight into the extensive holdings of the archives of the Akademie der Künste, which encompasses all art forms, collects and makes accessible the archives of outstanding artists in the German-speaking world.

Der Zauberer John Heartfield [The Magician John Heartfield], 1943. Photo © Zoltan Wegner. Akademie der Künste, Berlin, John Heartfield Archive, No. 610

DIGITAL

Virtual Exhibition

Kosmos Heartfield

The online presentation "Kosmos Heartfield" complements the exhibition "John Heartfield – Photography plus Dynamite".

Graphics: Heimann + Schwantes

DIGITAL

Online Catalogue

Heartfield Online

The graphic oeuvre of the political artist John Heartfield can be explored in a new online catalogue.

Photo © Roman März

DIGITAL

Exhibition

360° Panoramic Tour

The interactive 360° panoramic tour leads through the exhibition “John Heartfield - Photography plus Dynamite” at Pariser Platz.

John Heartfield, Zum Krisen-Parteitag der SPD (On the SPD Party Crisis), page from the AIZ, 1931 © The Heartfield Community of Heirs / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2020, Akademie der Künste, Berlin

DIGITAL

Online Symposium

Goodbye Photomontage?

To accompany the exhibition “John Heartfield – Photography plus Dynamite”, an online symposium addresses topical issues and questions derived from a re-examination of select aspects of John Heartfield’s works and their impact. Conceived by Angela Lammert in collaboration with Ute Eskildsen, Florian Ebner and Charlotte Klonk.