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Presentation of a wide-ranging collection of archival material, including previously unpublished texts and images as well as audio recordings relating to all the prize winners from 1960 to 2020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

Thursday, 28 Feb
Lecture and Discussions

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

On the Duty and the Power of Architecture Christiane Thalgott and Arno Brandlhuber

Lecture and discussion on the current property issue in the cities

In German

€ 6/4

Tuesday, 26 Feb
Book release and archive presentation

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Karl Fruchtmann. A Jewish Storyteller

Archive and book presentation with Jürgen Breest, Sara Fruchtmann, Günther Wedekind, Torsten Musial

Welcome: Werner Heegewaldt

In German

€ 6/4

Sunday, 24 Feb
Concert and Discussion

2 pm

Beethoven Laboratory 2020 Platform Berlin 2019

With Caspar Johannes Walter, Dimitri Papageorgiou, Ruben Seroussi, Ensemble zone experimentale – Basel et al.

2 pm: Installation

4:30 pm: Discussion

In German and English

Free admission

6 pm: Concert

€ 9/6

Thursday, 21 Feb
Reading and Discussion

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Samuel Beckett – The Letter Writer

Reading: Ulrich Matthes

Discussion with Dann Gunn, Chris Hirte, György Dragomán, Daniel Medin

Welcome: Ulrich Peltzer

In German

€ 6/4

21 Feb – 14 Apr
Exhibition

Käthe Kollwitz Prize 2019. Hito Steyerl

Tue – Sun 11 am – 7 pm

€ 5/3

Free admission for under 19s and Tuesdays from 3 pm

Guided tours Wed 5 pm, Sun at noon, € 3 plus exhibition ticket

Wednesday, 20 Feb
Award Ceremony and Exhibition Opening

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Käthe Kollwitz Prize 2019. Hito Steyerl

Award ceremony and exhibition opening with Kathrin Röggla, Rolf Tegtmeier, Katharina Grosse, Florian Ebner, Hito Steyerl

In German

Free admission

Tuesday, 19 Feb
Radio Play and Discussion

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Clubroom

Anhörung! Ach du lieber Augustin, wie fröhlich ich bin

Radio play collage by Ines Geipel and Heike Tauch, based on Inge Müller

Director: Ulrich Gerhardt

ORB/DLF 1997

45 Min

Followed by a talk

In German

€ 6/4

Thursday, 14 Feb
Presentation

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Clubroom

Simple Action – Shared Practices. Valeska Gert Visiting Professor Yasmeen Godder

Presentation with Dance Studies students

Presentations at 7 and 8:30 pm

The event is sold out.

In cooperation with Freie Universität Berlin and DAAD

Free admission

Thursday, 7 Feb
Radio Play and Discussion

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Hall 1

Anhörung! The Man in the Elevator

Radio play based on Heiner Müller

Realisation: Heiner Goebbels

Production by ECM 1988 First broadcast by HR 1989

43 Min

Talk: Christoph Buggert, Helen Müller, Clemens Pornschlegel

Moderation: Thomas Irmer

In German

€ 6/4

Tuesday, 5 Feb
Academy Discussions

8 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Funding for Art Films Now!

With Jeanine Meerapfel, Feo Aladag, Claas Danielsen, Titus Kreyenberg, Mariëtte Rissenbeek and Andres Veiel

Moderation: Rüdiger Suchsland

Keynote Speech: Thomas Heise

In German

€ 6/4

Sunday, 3 Feb
Lecture and Discussion

11:30 am

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

What Would Schinkel Do? Thoughts on the Planned Re-Establishment of the Bauakademie

Lecture and discussion with Kurt W. Forster, Staatssekretär Gunther Adler, HG Merz

In German

€ 6/4

Saturday, 2 Feb
Artist Talk

6 pm

Hanseatenweg

Hall 1

Anhörung! RUNDFUNK AETERNA X

Artist talk about opera, immersion, radio utopias

With Jan-Peter E.R. Sonntag, Hubertus von Amelunxen and Wolfgang Hagen

Moderation: Detlev Schneider

In German

Free admission

Friday, 1 Feb
Opening Event

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Hall 1 + 2

Anhörung! RUNDFUNK AETERNA X

Concert with Lars Gühlcke (sonD-Bass), Michael Vorfeld (DIY string instruments), Jan-Peter E.R. Sonntag (Audion Feedback Radio System)

In German

Free admission

1 – 7 Feb
Installation

Hanseatenweg

Hall 1 + 2

Anhörung! Jan-Peter E.R. Sonntag:
RUNDFUNK AETERNA X

Radio opera

Fri – Sat 11 am – 10 pm,
Sun – Thur 11 am – 7 pm

Part of transmediale 2019

In German

Free admission