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Presentation of a wide-ranging collection of archival material, including previously unpublished texts and images as well as audio recordings relating to all the prize winners from 1960 to 2020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

Tuesday, 30 Apr
Book Presentation

8 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Benjamin’s “Berliner Kindheit”. A New Release in the Critical Benjamin Edition

Book presentation with Friedrich Forssman, Christoph Gawenda, Jan Philipp Reemtsma, Jonathan Landgrebe, Monika Rinck, Nadine Werner

In German

€ 6/4

30 Apr – 2 Jun
Exhibition and Events

Hanseatenweg

Hall 3

Wo kommen wir hin. Karin Sander: Telling Art and Futures – Die Dialektik des Utopischen

30 Apr – 12 May, Tue – Sun 11 am – 7 pm

18 May – 2 Jun, daily 3 – 10 pm

From 13 to 17 May, the exhibition will be closed.

Free admission

Sunday, 28 Apr
Concert

8 pm

Hanseatenweg

Hall 3

Wo kommen wir hin. Music for Future Images

Concert with Annika Larsson, Yutaka Makino, Augustin Maurs, Karin Sander, Angela Bulloch, the Berlin Bass Ensemble et al.

Free admission

Sunday, 28 Apr
Curator's Tour

12 pm

Pariser Platz

Passageway

Eileen Gray – E.1027
Master Bedroom

Curator's tour with Wilfried Wang

In German

€ 3

Sunday, 28 Apr
Archive Opening

11 am

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

50 Years of Future

Archive opening and book presentation with Milena Baisch, Philipp Harpain, Werner Heegewaldt, Volker Ludwig, Robert Neumann, Rüdiger Schaper, Cornelia Schmalz-Jacobsen, Ilona Schulz, et al.

In German

€ 6/4

Saturday, 27 Apr
Symposium

5 pm

Stalker – Film and State of Emergency

Symposium with Jonas Hansen, Via Lewandowsky, Claus Löser, Andrei Plakhov, Ulrich Polster, Felicitas Sonvilla

8:30 pm: The Return
Film by Andrey Zvyagintsev, RU 2003, 106 min., original version with English subtitles

Symposium in German

€ 10/8

Friday, 26 Apr
Curator's Tour

6 pm

Pariser Platz

Passageway

Eileen Gray – E.1027
Master Bedroom

Curator's tour with Wilfried Wang

In German

€ 3

Friday, 26 Apr
Symposium

5 pm

Stalker – Film and State of Emergency

Symposium with Natascha Drubek, Norbert Franz, Ulrich Gregor, Ulrich Polster, Andrei Plakhov and Jule Reuter

8:30 pm: Stalker
Film by Andrei Tarkovsky, USSR 1979, 163 min., original version with German subtitles

Symposium in German

€ 10/8

Thursday, 25 Apr
Radio Play and Discussion

7 pm

Wo kommen wir hin Kathrin Röggla: Geschäftsführersitzung

Radio play by Kathrin Röggla

Director: Oliver Sturm

Followed by talks with Kathrin Röggla, Oliver Sturm, Thomas R. Henschel and guests

In German

€ 5/3

Tuesday, 16 Apr
Lecture

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Clubroom

Crafting Poetic Ambiance. Valeska Gert Visiting Professor Navtej Johar

With Navtej Johar, Gabriele Brandstetter, Claudia Henne, Nele Hertling

In cooperation with Freie Universität Berlin and DAAD

In English

Free admission

Sunday, 14 Apr
Discussion

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Hall 2

Wo kommen wir hin Humankind at the Centre?

Discussion with Gemina Picht, Dieter Mersch, Manos Tsangaris

In German

€ 5/3

Sunday, 14 Apr
Curator's Tour

12 pm

Pariser Platz

Passageway

Eileen Gray – E.1027
Master Bedroom

Curator's tour with Wilfried Wang

In German

€ 3

Saturday, 13 Apr
Reading

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Atelier 1

Wo kommen wir hin First Love – Musical Reading Feast on Beckett’s 113th Birthday

Reading with musical accompaniment

With Leopold von Verschuer, Bo Wiget

In German

€ 5/3

Friday, 12 Apr
Discussion and Music

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Hall 2

Wo kommen wir hin … and always

With Mark Andre, Manos Tsangaris

Adele Bitter (Cello) plays E by Mark Andre

In German

€ 5/3

12 – 13 Apr
Conference

A Soul for Europe. Towards A European Citizens’ Convention

Conference, debates, workshops

12 Apr from 6 pm

13 Apr from 9:30 am

In German and English

Free admission

12 Apr – 10 Jun
Installation

Pariser Platz

Passageway

Eileen Gray – E.1027
Master Bedroom

Walk-in installation

Daily 10 am – 8 pm

Free admission

Thursday, 11 Apr
Exhibition Opening

7 pm

Eileen Gray – E.1027
Master Bedroom

Opening with Kathrin Röggla, Wilfried Wang, Michael Likierman

In German and English

Free admission

Thursday, 11 Apr
Symposium

4 pm

Eileen Gray – E.1027
Master Bedroom

Symposium with Wilfried Wang, Agnès Cailliau, Rosamund Diamond, Christian Müller

Welcome: Matthias Sauerbruch

In English

Free admission

Wednesday, 10 Apr
Reading

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Clubroom

Alfred Döblin Scholars in 2018

Reading with Andreas Baum, Carmen Buttjer, Rabea Edel, Frederike Frei, Stephan Grötzner, Alina Herbing, Fabian Herrmann, Ulrich Schlotmann

Moderation: Jörg Feßmann

In German

Free admission

Wednesday, 10 Apr
Guided Tour and Lecture

10:30 am

Akademie der Künste
Kunstsammlung
Luisenstraße 60
10117 Berlin

Day of Provenance Research

Guided tours at 10:30 am and 11:30 am

In German

Free admission

Please register:
Carolin Faude-Nagel (faude-nagel@adk.de, Tel: 030 20057-4064)

Tuesday, 9 Apr
Artist Talk

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall + Clubroom

Käthe Kollwitz Prize 2019. Hito Steyerl

Artist Talk with Hito Steyerl, Marius Babias

Welcome: Wulf Herzogenrath

In German

€ 5/3 (with exhibition)

Sunday, 7 Apr
Curator's Tour

3 pm

Käthe Kollwitz Prize 2019. Hito Steyerl

Curator’s tour with Anke Hervol

In German

€ 3 plus exhibition ticket

Saturday, 6 Apr
Films and Discussions

11 am – 10 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio + Studio Lobby

Wo kommen wir hin “The old film is dead. We believe in the new one.”

11 am: Winter of Love
Film by Alexander Kluge
Discussion with Alexander Kluge and Rüdiger Suchsland

2 pm: Ulmer Dramaturgien
Short films and discussion with Alexander Kluge, Edgar Reitz, Claudia von Alemann, Günther Hörmann, Jeanine Meerapfel

5:30 pm: Ruhestörung
Documentary by Günther Hörmann, Hans Dieter Müller
Discussion with Jeanine Meerapfel, Günther Hörmann

8 pm: Zwickel auf Bizyckel
Film by Reinhard Kahn, Michael Leiner, Jeanine Meerapfel et al. 

In German and English

€ 5/3

Wednesday, 3 Apr
Book Presentation and Discussion

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio Lobby

Andres Veiel und Andreas Dresen: Streitbare Zeitbilder

Moderation: Claudia Lenssen

In German

€ 6/4

Tuesday, 2 Apr
Reading and Discussion

8 pm

Pariser Platz

Clubroom

The Silence Between the Words.
An Evening for Peter Huchel

With Friedrich Christian Delius, Durs Grünbein, Matthias Weichelt

In German

€ 6/4