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

Wednesday, 25 Oct
Exhibition Opening

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

Benjamin and Brecht.
Thinking in Extremes

Exhibition opening with Jeanine Meerapfel, Erdmut Wizisla, Corinna Harfouch, Hanns Zischler and Peter Thiessen

In German 

Free admission

Sunday, 22 Oct
Book Presentation

11 am

Pariser Platz

Plenarsaal

Der Dirigent, der nicht mitspielte.
Leo Borchard 1899–1945

With Matthias Sträßner, Habakuk Traber and Barbara Schieb 

Welcome: Daniela Reinhold

In German 

Free admission

Friday, 20 Oct
Concert

8 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

electric attack #3 – Aceton

Concert: Ensemble e-werk

With works by Achim Bornhoeft, Michele Tadini, Stefan Lienenkämper (WP), Helmut Oehring, Daniel Weissberg, Andreas Willers (WP), Christoph Funabashi

€ 13/7

Thursday, 19 Oct
Book Release

8 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenarsaal

Michael Opitz:
Wolfgang Hilbig. Eine Biographie

Reading: Michael Opitz

Welcoming address: Kerstin Hensel

Introduction and discussion: Erdmut Wizisla

In German

€ 6/4

Wednesday, 18 Oct
Award Ceremony

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

Konrad Wolf Prize 2017:
Márta Mészáros

Film: Das Mädchen, HU 1968, OV/GeS

Talk with Márta Mészáros

Welcome: Jeanine Meerapfel

In German 

Free admission 

Tuesday, 17 Oct
Discussion

8 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenarsaal

Academy Dialogue:
Sham Palace/Seesaw/Barn

Discussion with Klaus Lederer, Jeanine Meerapfel and Wilfried Wang

In German

€ 6/4 

Tuesday, 17 Oct
Lecture

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Clubraum

Valeska Gert Guest Professorship Winter Semester 2017/2018 Lia Rodrigues: Being Together

Opening

Lecture and talk with Gabriele Brandstetter, Ricardo Carmona and Lia Rodrigues

In cooperation with FU Berlin and DAAD

In English

Free admission

15 Oct – 5 Nov
Retrospective

Hanseatenweg

et al.

Tell It to the Stones. The Work of Danièle Huillet and Jean-Marie Straub

Films Akademie der Künste: € 6/4

Ticket prices for screenings outside the Akademie are set by each cinema

Sunday, 8 Oct
Curator's Tour

12 pm

Tell It to the Stones. The Work of Danièle Huillet and Jean-Marie Straub

Curators’ Tour with Annett Busch and Tobias Hering

€ 3 plus exhibition ticket

In German and English

Saturday, 7 Oct
Theatre Performance

8 pm

Pariser Platz

Blackbox

DESOLATION. A Mystery Play

Theatre performance based on Masked and Anonymous (Film, 2003, script and music: Bob Dylan)

Cooperation of students of Universität der Künste Berlin, Hochschule für Schauspielkunst „Ernst Busch“ and Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin

In German

€ 13/7

Saturday, 7 Oct
Theatre Performance

5 pm

Pariser Platz

Blackbox

DESOLATION. A Mystery Play

Theatre performance based on Masked and Anonymous (Film, 2003, script and music: Bob Dylan)

Cooperation of students of Universität der Künste Berlin, Hochschule für Schauspielkunst „Ernst Busch“ and Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin

In German

€ 13/7

7 – 14 Oct
Arnold Schönberg week

Tell It to the Stones. The Work of Danièle Huillet and Jean-Marie Straub

Free admission for:
Film, 13 Sep
Workshop, 7 & 8 Oct
Public rehearsal, 11 Oct
Artist Talk, 12 Oct

Film, 7 Oct: € 6/4
Concert & Film, 12 & 14 Oct: € 13/7

Friday, 6 Oct
Theatre Performance

6 pm

Pariser Platz

Blackbox

DESOLATION. A Mystery Play

Theatre performance based on Masked and Anonymous (Film, 2003, script and music: Bob Dylan)

Cooperation of students of Universität der Künste Berlin, Hochschule für Schauspielkunst „Ernst Busch“ and Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin

In German

€ 13/7

Thursday, 5 Oct
Theatre Performance

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Blackbox

DESOLATION. A Mystery Play

Theatre performance based on Masked and Anonymous (Film, 2003, script and music: Bob Dylan)

Cooperation of students of Universität der Künste Berlin, Hochschule für Schauspielkunst „Ernst Busch“ and Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin

In German

€ 13/7

Wednesday, 4 Oct
Concert

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studiofoyer

"You Want Kilims, But I Do Films".
Art and Culture in Turkey upon nothingness, there

With Sinan-Büyükberber (upon nothingness, there), Oğuz Büyükberber (clarinets & electronics) und Marc Sinan (electric guitar & electronics)

Welcome: Arnold Dreyblatt

Talk with Simone Heilgendorff

In English

€ 6/4

Wednesday, 4 Oct
Book Presentation

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenarsaal

The Berlin Secession, 1899–1937. Chronicle, Context, Fate

Illustrated lecture, reading, discussion: Bernhard Echte and Anke Matelowski

Welcome: Werner Heegewaldt

In German

€ 6/4

Nimbus. Kunst und Bücher