Foyer view, 2021, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Pariser Platz. Photo: Stephanie Steinkopf/OSTKREUZ
17 Jun – 19 Sep

Arbeit am Gedächtnis – Transforming Archives

Tue – Sun 11 am – 7 pm

€ 9/6. Free admission for under 19s, Tuesdays from 3 pm and on the 1st Sunday of the month

Guided tours including the Picture Cellar with limited numbers of participants: Tue + Thur 5 pm
3 plus exhibition ticket

John Heartfield: Krieg und Leichen – Die letzte Hoffnung der Reichen [War and corpses – The last hope of the rich], 1932 © The Heartfield Community of Heirs / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2020. Akademie der Künste, Berlin
9 Jun – 22 Aug

Museum de Fundatie
Blijmarkt 20
8011 Zwolle (NL)

John Heartfield – Photography plus Dynamite

Tue – Sun 11 am – 5 pm

€ 14/6

Picture Cellar, in the foreground mural by Harald Metzkes and Manfred Böttcher © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2018, photo: Andreas FranzXaver Süß
17 Jun – 19 Sep

Picture Cellar

Murals by Manfred Böttcher, Harald Metzkes, Ernst Schroeder, Horst Zickelbein

Guided tours
As part of the exhibition tours on “Arbeit am Gedächtnis – Transforming Archives”: 22 June – 19 Sept, Tue + Thu 5 pm

Maximum of three visitors per tour

In German

Richard Deacon, Flat 27, 2016. Photo: Mareike Tocha
19 Jun – 28 Aug

Kurt Tucholsky Literaturmuseum
Schloß 1 / Marstall
16831 Rheinsberg

Richard Deacon. On the Surface

Tue – Sun 10 – 12:30 am and 1 – 5:30 pm

Admission € 4/3

Opening: 19 June, 11 am with Julian Heynen, Peter Böthig and Angela Lammert

Poto © Kristiane Petersmann, Moritz Nitsche
1 Jul – 5 Sep

Metall-Labor „Dr. Adolf Beck“ im Chemiepark Bitterfeld-Wolfen
Zörbiger Straße 21 c
06749 Bitterfeld-Wolfen

ON MY WAY – Stories from Europe

Mon – Fri 10 am – 4 pm

Free admission

Registration is requested:

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

Subharchord. Photo © Kai Bienert


Virtual Exhibition

Music, Makers & Machines

A digital exhibition on the history of the Studio for Electroacoustic Music at the Akademie der Künste

Photo © Thomas Meyer/OSTKREUZ


Curator's Tour

CONTINENT – In Search of Europe

In the current exhibition of the OSTKREUZ agency of photographers, the collective examines the present of the continent of Europe. Curator Ingo Taubhorn presents the different positions of the OSTKREUZ photographers on a guided tour through the currently closed exhibition. In German.

Suitcase by Walter Benjamin – Application for a trip to Portbou. Photo © KUNSTWELTEN


Exhibition Tour

ON MY WAY – Stories from Europe

The exhibition about travelling invites young people to engage in cross-border exchange within Europe. The exhibition has had to remain closed to date but can be accessed as a video tour. Pictures, film and radio play excerpts, music pieces, models and objects by school pupils from European and German cities can be experienced. In German.

Recording of the non-public concert on 13 May 2020 as part of "Labor Beethoven 2020" at the Akademie der Künste, Pariser Platz, Black Box, with Ensemble Adapter, Uli Fussenegger, Anda Kryeziu, Chris Moy. Photo: Mutesouvenir-kb © Kai Bienert


Virtual Festival & Virtual Exhibition

Labor Beethoven 2020

With Ensemble Adapter, Novoflot, Werner Cee, Uli Fussenegger, Alice Belugou, Zoé Pouri, et al.

Photo © Erik-Jan Ouwerkerk


Exhibition Tour

urbainable – stadthaltig. Positions on the European City for the 21st Century

The exhibition at Hanseatenweg has already been dismantled, but our halls can still be accessed digitally. A cinematic tour of the exhibition has been produced for all those interested who were unable to see "urbainable – stadthaltig" or would like to experience it again with comments by the curators. In German.

Espen Eichhöfer, Bil, from the series Papa, Gerd and the Northman, 2017–2020. Photo © Espen Eichhöfer/OSTKREUZ



CONTINENT – In Search of Europe

Podcast series on the eponymous exhibition of OSTKREUZ – Agentur der Fotografen and Akademie der Künste (2 Oct 2020 – 10 Jan 2021).

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


Virtual Exhibition

Kosmos Heartfield

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

Photo © Roman März



360° Panoramic Tour

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