Due to the threat posed by the coronavirus and the social responsibility of all public institutions, the Akademie der Künste feels obliged to cancel all public events until further notice.

Photo: Stella Luncke and Josef Maria Schäfers

DIGITAL

Online Festival

Berlin’s 11th Independent Audio Play Festival

The 11. Berliner Hörspielfestival (BHF, 11th Berlin Audio Play Festival), a competition of the independent radio play scene, is taking place from 21‒24 May 2020. All of the nominated audio plays will be streamed live over the YouTube channels of the BHF and the Akademie der Künste.

Photo: Cemile Sahin, car, road, mountain (2020), film still

DIGITAL

Online laboratory

JUNGE AKADEMIE: Laboratory of Contested Space / Art & Truthtelling

Impulse lectures and artistic contributions in the context of the “John Heartfield – Photography plus Dynamite” exhibition at the Akademie der Künste

From 27 May 2020

Facebook event

In German and English

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

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

DIGITAL

Exhibition

John Heartfield – Photography plus Dynamite

Due to the coronavirus, the exhibition opening has been postponed until June 2020. Instead, the Akademie der Künste is making several digital offerings available as an alternative to the analogue exhibition and the accompanying programme of events.

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" which is currently closed due to the coronavirus.

Graphics: Heimann + Schwantes

DIGITAL

Publication

Journal der Künste 12

Available online and as print copy free of charge

Orders via email to info@adk.de

In German and English

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: Gernot Krämer

DIGITAL

Publication

SINN UND FORM

SINN UND FORM is offering free online access to texts from the journal's extensive archive. New articles, linked by a specific topic, will be added every week.

Friday, 25 Sep
Book Presentation

7:30 pm

Buchhandlung Walther König
Burgstraße 27
10178 Berlin

Thursday, 24 Sep
Archive Presentation

8 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Salut! Schalom! Works by Fred and Maxie Wander in the Archive

With Birgit Jooss and Sabine Wolf; readings: Yohanna Schwertfeger and Thomas Bading.

5/3 €

23 Sep 2015 – 10 Jan 2016
Exhibition

Hanseatenweg

Hall 3

Arno Schmidt
An Exhibition in 100 Steps

Tuesday to Sundays 11am – 7pm.  
€ 6/4
Admission free for under-18s and on Tues 3–7pm

Tours: Thur 6pm, Sun 11.30am, € 2 plus admission

Tuesday, 22 Sep
Exhibition Opening

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

Arno Schmidt An Exhibition in 100 Steps

with Kathrin Röggla, Jan Philipp Reemtsma, Joachim Kersten, Bernd Rauschenbach

Admission free

Sunday, 20 Sep
Tour

2 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio Lobby

19 Sep – 29 Nov
Exhibition

Schloss Rheinsberg
16831 Rheinsberg
Tel. 033931-39007

Dorothee von Windheim SELBSTBILDEND (“Eine Zeitaufnahme war beabsichtigt, . . .”)

Kurt Tucholsky Literaturmuseum Schloss Rheinsberg

Opening Sat 19.9, 11am

Tues – Sun 10am – 5.30pm
admission free

www.rheinsberg.de

Tel. 033931-39007

 

 

Friday, 18 Sep
Homage

8 pm

Metzer Str. 9, 10405 Berlin

Friday, 18 Sep
Archive Presentation

8 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio Lobby

Rolf Ricke “Was ist denn das für eine Art?”
(“What kind of art is that?”)

Archive Presentation, Discussion (German and English)

€ 5/3

Wednesday, 16 Sep
Film and Talk

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

Lutz Dammbeck “Overgames”

Film and Lutz Dammbeck in conversation with Barbara Wurm

€ 6/4

As part of the Berlin Art Week 2015

Tuesday, 15 Sep
Archive Presentation

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Alexander Kluge

Reading and films,
Alexander Kluge in conversation with Kathrin Röggla,
Welcome Address by Jeanine Meerapfel.

€ 5/3

11 Sep – 25 Oct
Exhibition

Bernard Frize Exhibition Käthe Kollwitz Prize 2015

Tuesdays to Sundays 11am – 7pm.
€ 6/4. Admission free for under-18s and on Tues 3–7pm

As part of the Berlin Art Week 2015

Thursday, 10 Sep
Exhibition Opening

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio Lobby

Käthe Kollwitz Prize 2015 Bernard Frize

Award Ceremony and Exhibition Opening

with Jeanine Meerapfel, Karin Sander and Jurriaan Benschop
Admission free.

As part of the Berlin Art Week 2015

Wednesday, 9 Sep
Film and Talk

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

“Kultur – Koste es, was es wolle!”
(“Culture – No matter what it costs!”)

A film by Reinhild Dettmer-Finke
Preview and discussion

Admission free.

 

Tuesday, 8 Sep
Book Release

8 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Adolf Muschg “Die japanische Tasche”

with Adolf Muschg, introduced by Steffen Martus

€ 5/3

Saturday, 5 Sep
Film Screening, Lecture and Discussion

12 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

Akademie Members Present:
Marcel Ophüls

12am “Zwei ganze Tage”, “Kortnergeschichten”
admission free

2pm “Hotel Terminus – Leben und Zeit des Klaus Barbie”
and discussion
€ 6/4

9pm “Novembertage”
€ 6/4

Friday, 4 Sep
Film and Talk

3 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

Akademie Members Present:
Marcel Ophüls

3pm Discussion with Marcel Ophüls
€ 5/3.

5pm “Das Haus nebenan – Chronik einer französischen Stadt im Krieg”
and discussion
€ 6/4

4 Sep – 25 Oct
Exhibition

Hanseatenweg

Studio Lobby

“Fritz, I like the way you grasp the situation by its balls” Fritz Balthaus

Tuesday to Sundays 11am – 7pm.
Artist’s Tours: Sundays 6.9, 20.9, 4.10, 11.10, 18.10, 25.10, 2pm.

admission free

As part of the Berlin Art Week 2015

 

Thursday, 3 Sep
Book Release

8 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Ulrich Peltzer “Das bessere Leben” (“The Better Life”)

with Ulrich Peltzer, introduced by Helmut Böttiger

€ 5/3

Thursday, 3 Sep
Exhibition Opening

6:30 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio Lobby

“Fritz, I like the way you grasp the situation by its balls” Fritz Balthaus

Exhibition opening with Fritz Balthaus, Wulf Herzogenrath and Anke Hervol

admission free

Tuesday, 1 Sep
Academy Discussions

8 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Artists in Greece: Survival in stormy weather 1st Academy Discussion
[and …]

6pm + 8pm
The Academy Discussion starts at 8pm. In the foyer from 6pm and after the discussion shorts films.
€ 5/3


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