Graphics © Heimann + Schwantes

DIGITAL

Online Anniversary

60 Years Käthe Kollwitz Prize

Presentation of a wide-ranging collection of archival material, including previously unpublished texts and images as well as audio recordings relating to all the prize winners from 1960 to 2020

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

DIGITAL

Virtual Festival & Virtual Exhibition

Labor Beethoven 2020

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

Graphics: Heimann + Schwantes

DIGITAL

Publication

Journal der Künste 13

Available online and as print copy free of charge

Orders via email to info@adk.de

In German and English

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

Akademie der Künste, Pariser Platz

Tue – Sun 11 am – 7 pm; last admission: 6 pm

The exhibition is open from 2 Jun to 23 Aug 2020

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".

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.

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.

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: 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.

Wednesday, 29 Nov
Concert

8 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio Lobby

EM4 | Berliner Studios für elektroakustische Musik (10)

Works by Luigi Nono, Nicolaus A. Huber, John Cage

Studio für Elektroakustische Musik der Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin (STEAM)

€ 7/5

Tuesday, 28 Nov
Archive Opening

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Writing in the Air.
Luc Bondy’s Theatre

Archive opening and book presentation with Geoffrey Layton, Marie-Louise Bondy-Bischofberger, Jeanine Meerapfel
Welcome: Jeanine Meerapfel
Introduction: Peter Iden
Reading: Ilse Ritter, Jens Harzer
Music: Béla Korény

In German

€ 6/4

Monday, 27 Nov
Film Screening

8 pm

Filmclub 813
Hahnenstr. 6
50667 Köln

Lutz Dammbeck:
DAS NETZ – UNABOMBER | LSD | INTERNET

Documentary 2003, 35 mm, OmU, 121 Min. 

€ 6/4,50

Sunday, 26 Nov
Concert

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

Benjamin and Brecht.
Thinking in Extremes Passages

Concert: Landesjugendensemble Neue Musik Berlin

Directed by Jobst Liebrecht, Gerhard Scherer

Music by Arnold Schönberg, Hanns Eisler, John Cage, Mauricio Kagel

€ 13/7

Friday, 24 Nov
Award Ceremony and Concert

8 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Busoni-Kompositionspreis 2017:
Benjamin Scheuer

Works by Busoni, Scheuer, Escudero. ensemble mosaik

Directed by Lennart Dohms

In German and English

Free admission

23 – 24 Nov
Symposium

Fragile Affinities – (Re)Strengthening International Artistic Collaboration

Symposium with Selda Asal, Lutz Dammbeck, Via Lewandowsky, Esther Slevogt, György Szabó, Katarzyna Wielga-Skolimowsk et al.

Thur, 23 Nov, 7 pm

Fri, 24 Nov, 10 am

Registration: affinities@igbk.de

In German and English (23 Nov with whisper translation)

Admission free

Wednesday, 22 Nov
Artist Talk

6:30 pm

Käthe Kollwitz Museum Köln
Neumarkt 18–24
50667 Köln

Katharina Sieverding in Discussion with Wulf Herzogenrath

In German

€ 7,50/4,50 (exhibition included)

Monday, 20 Nov
Book Presentation

7 pm

Benjamin and Brecht.
Thinking in Extremes Im Dickicht der Zettel. Bertolt Brecht:
Notizbücher 1921, Band 3

Book presentation with Kathrin Röggla, Martin Kölbel, Peter Villwock

Exhibition open 5–10 pm

In German

€ 6/4

19 Nov 2017 – 18 Mar 2018
Exhibition

Institut Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt
Museum Künstlerkolonie
Olbrichweg 13a
64287 Darmstadt

Otto Bartning (1883–1959). Architect of Social Modernism

Tue – Sun 11 am – 6 pm

€ 5/3

Family ticket: € 10/6 (2 adults with children)

Free admission for under 11s

In German

Saturday, 18 Nov
Reading, Talk, Music, Film

8 pm

“One can’t learn, not to learn.”

Films, reading, music

With Jeanine Meerapfel, Alexander Kluge, Kathrin Röggla, Friedrich Dieckmann, Durs Grünbein, Christoph Hein, Kerstin Hensel, Mark Lammert et.al.

Exhibition open until midnight

In German

€ 12/8

Saturday, 18 Nov
Installation

10 am

Arnold Dreyblatt:
REPERTOIRE

Starting 18 Nov 2017

Daily 10 am – 10 pm

Thursday, 16 Nov
Book Release

8 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Péter Nádas: Aufleuchtende Details

Reading: Péter Nádas

Welcoming address: Friedrich Christian Delius

Introduction: Jörg Plath

In German

€ 6/4

Thursday, 16 Nov
Lecture

8 pm

Literaturforum im
Brecht-Haus
Chausseestraße 125
10115 Berlin

The Gesture as a Way of Life.
Brecht’s Idea for a Transcultural Theatre

Lecture: Günther Heeg

Moderation: Jeanne Bindernagel

In German language 

€ 5/3

Wednesday, 15 Nov
Lecture and Discussion

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

Neue Nationalgalerie Museum of the 20th Century
New Museum at the Kulturforum

Talk with Jacques Herzog, Pierre de Meuron, Katrin Lompscher (Senator for Urban Development and Housing, Berlin), Torsten Wöhlert (Permanent Secretary for Culture, Berlin)

Welcome: Michael Bräuer

Lecture: Jacques Herzog, Herzog & de Meuron

Moderation: Matthias Sauerbruch und Wilfried Wang

In German

€ 6/4

The event is sold out!

10 – 11 Nov
Rencontre

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

Rencontre II – Until we begin to see something.

The rencontres are open to the public. No registration required.

For events taking place in the foyer, the admission is free. For film screenings in the studio (theater), tickets are available at 6/4 €.

In German and English.

Wednesday, 8 Nov
Lecture

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio Lobby

Lorenz Jäger:
Heinle, Brecht, Baudelaire. Benjamin and the Poets

Lecture with Mara Delius, Lorenz Jäger

In German

€ 6/4

Wednesday, 8 Nov
Lecture

6:30 pm

Käthe Kollwitz Museum Köln
Neumarkt 18–24
50667 Köln

Sunday, 5 Nov
Symposium

10 am

Hanseatenweg

Clubroom

The Future of Theatre Documentation

In cooperation with Förderverein Theaterdokumentation e. V., Stiftung Universität Hildesheim, Universität der Künste

Welcome: Werner Heegewaldt, Nele Hertling

In German

Admission free

Saturday, 4 Nov
Presentation

6 pm

Hanseatenweg

Clubroom

Ulrich Gerhardt:
Verborgene Chronik 1914–1918

Audio Book Presentation with Herbert Kapfer (author), Ulrich Gerhardt (director)

Moderation: Christoph Lindenmeyer. 

In German language

€ 6/4