Karl Marx and the Artists. Members’ Talks
On the occasion of Karl Marx' 200th birthday, Akademie artists report on encounters with his work and the influence it had on their own artistic oeuvre. In the context of the Spring General Assembly, the Akademie invites to in-house talks at Hanseatenweg with its members Jochen Gerz, Regine Keller, Ursula Krechel, Helke Misselwitz, Ingo Schulze, Arila Siegert, Mathias Spahlinger and Uwe Timm. Ulrich Peltzer will moderate the consecutive discussion groups with Abstract Animations by Andreas Karaoulanis in between. Jeanine Meerapfel will introduce the evening.
Additional events: Nachrichten aus der ideologischen Antike. Marx – Eisenstein – Das Kapital (2008), a film essay by Alexander Kluge, a projection of Sibylle Bergemann's photo series Das Denkmal about the creation of the Marx-Engels monument by Ludwig Engelhardt from 1975 to 1986.
Starting at 10 pm, guided tours with the curators Angela Lammert and Markus Müller will be held in the Underground and Improvisation. Alternative Music and Art after 1968 double exhibition.