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.

Thursday, 14 Dec
Theatre Performance

7:30 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

Benjamin and Brecht.
Thinking in Extremes Never-Ending Crisis

Theatrical experiment with Friederike Heller, Peter Thiessen, Sabine Kohlstedt, Eva Löbau, Christoph Gawenda

In German

€ 13/7
€ 17/10 with the exhibition

Exhibition open until midnight

Wednesday, 13 Dec
Theatre Performance

7:30 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

Benjamin and Brecht.
Thinking in Extremes Never-Ending Crisis

Theatrical experiment with Friederike Heller, Peter Thiessen, Sabine Kohlstedt, Eva Löbau, Christoph Gawenda

In German

€ 13/7
€ 17/10 with the exhibition 

Exhibition open until midnight

Tuesday, 12 Dec
Lecture

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio Lobby

Friday, 8 Dec
Panel Discussion

7:30 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Underground and Improvisation.
Alternative Music and Art after 1968

With Nele Hertling, Thomas Krüger, Claus Löser, Bert Noglik, Alexander Pehlemann

Moderation: Markus Müller

Music: Simon Steen-Andersen, Søren Kjaergaard

In German

Admission free

Thursday, 7 Dec
Lecture and Discussion

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

"You Want Kilims, But I Do Films"
Art and Culture in Turkey

With Mahir Namur, Ata Unal, Nele Hertling

In German, English and Turkish 

Admission free

Tuesday, 5 Dec
Archive Presentation

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Brecht’s Film Legacy at the Akademie der Künste

Archive presentation and talk with Martin Koerber, Anja-Christin Remmert, Jenny Schall, Johanna Schall, Bernd Stegemann, Maxi Zimmermann

In German

Admission free

Sunday, 3 Dec
Radio Play and Discussion

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Clubroom

Oliver Sturm: Die Umsiedler
Based on a novel by Arno Schmidt

Radio Play by Anna Pein based on Arno Schmidt. 72 Min., NDR/WDR 2017 

Talk with Oliver Sturm, Susanne Fischer, Bernd Rauschenbach, Andreas Kossert

In German

6/4 €

Sunday, 3 Dec
Discussion

12 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

What is an Ensemble Theatre?

Discussion with Berlin theatre directors

In German

Admission free

Limited seats available

Friday, 1 Dec
Archive Opening

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Eberhard Fechner
Chronicler of Daily Life

Archive opening with Gero Ehrhardt, Manfred Eichel, Martin Wiebel, Ulrich Zwirner

Welcome: Jeanine Meerapfel

In German

€ 6/4

1 Dec 2017 – 30 Jan 2018
Exhibition

Pariser Platz

Bridge

150 years of the Verein der Berliner Künstlerinnen

Showcase Presentation

Daily 10 am – 8 pm

Free admission 


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