Graphics © Heimann + Schwantes

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Presentation of a wide-ranging collection of archival material, including previously unpublished texts and images as well as audio recordings relating to all the prize winners from 1960 to 2020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

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Virtual Festival & Virtual Exhibition

Labor Beethoven 2020

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

Graphics: Heimann + Schwantes

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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

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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

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Virtual Exhibition

Kosmos Heartfield

The online presentation "Kosmos Heartfield" complements the exhibition "John Heartfield – Photography plus Dynamite".

Photo © Roman März

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Exhibition

360° Panoramic Tour

The interactive 360° panoramic tour leads through the exhibition “John Heartfield - Photography plus Dynamite” at Pariser Platz.

Graphics: Heimann + Schwantes

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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

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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

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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, 30 Jan
Reading and Discussion

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Friedrich Dieckmann meets Dieter Goltzsche and Gerhard Wolf

With Gunnar Decker, Friedrich Dieckmann, Dieter Goltzsche, Martin Hoffmann und Gerhard Wolf

Welcome: Kerstin Hensel

In German

€ 6/4

Wednesday, 29 Jan
Film and Talk

6 pm

Hanseatenweg

Clubroom

Zeugen – Aussagen zum Mord an einem Volk

Film by Karl Fruchtmann

Talk with Doron Kiesel, Ruth Preusse, Andres Veiel, Lea Wohl von Haselberg

In German

Free admission

Monday, 27 Jan
Film Screening

10 am

Hanseatenweg

Studio

Shoah

Documentary by Claude Lanzmann (FR 1985, 569 min., in French with German subtitles)

Break: 2:30 – 3:30 pm

Free admission

24 Jan – 1 Mar
Exhibition

Hanseatenweg

Hall 1

Käthe Kollwitz Prize 2020.
Timm Ulrichs: “Weiter im Text”

Tue – Sun 11 am – 7 pm

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

€ 5/3
Free admission for under 19s and Tuesdays, from 3 pm

Friday, 24 Jan
Symposium

10 am – 8 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

“Kunst am Bau” in the GDR

With Arnold Bartetzky, Michael Bräuer, Ute Chibidziura, Thomas Flierl, Sighard Gille, Roman Hillmann, Sigrid Hofer, Paul Kaiser, Swantje Karich, Silke Wagler, Ulrike Wendland

Registration: KunstamBau@bbr.bund.de

In German

Free admission

Thursday, 23 Jan
Exhibition Opening and Award Presentation

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio Lobby

Käthe Kollwitz Prize 2020.
Timm Ulrichs: “Weiter im Text”

With Kathrin Röggla, Rolf Tegtmeier, Gregor Schneider, Peter Weibel, Timm Ulrichs

In German

Free admission

Tuesday, 21 Jan
Reading and Discussion

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

The Long Shadow of the Middle of the Century.
An Evening for Tomas Venclova

With Tomas Venclova, Ellen Hinsey, Durs Grünbein

Moderation: Matthias Weichelt

In German and English

€ 6/4

Sunday, 19 Jan
Concert

5 pm

Hanseatenweg

Hall 2

Ultraschall Berlin Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin and Maja S. K. Ratkje

Works by Gordon Kampe, Marko Nikodijević, Maja S. K. Ratkje, Francesca Verunelli

€ 18/12

Saturday, 18 Jan
Symposium

2 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

Heiner Müller’s discovery of America 1975/76–1978

With Hermann Beyer, Thomas Heise, Dieter Montag, Ulrich Peltzer, Klaudia Ruschkowski, Kristin Schulz, Wolfgang Storch, Stephan Suschke, Ginka Cholakova
et al.

In German and English

€ 6/4

Friday, 17 Jan
Symposium

3 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

Heiner Müller’s discovery of America 1975/76–1978

With Jürgen Flimm, Frank Hentschker, Ilse Ritter, Annette Paulmann, Robert Wilson et al.

Welcome: Nele Hertling

In German and English

€ 6/4

Tuesday, 14 Jan
Lecture and Discussion

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Winfried Brenne and Thomas Auer

With Ekhart Hahn about the project Eco City – International Campus Wünsdorf 

In German

€ 6/4

Tuesday, 14 Jan
Book Presentation

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

Unter hohen Himmeln.
Das Universum Volker Koepp

With Volker Koepp, Grit Lemke, Thomas Plenert
et al.

Followed by film: Neues in Wittstock (Germany 1992, 96 min.)

In German

€ 6/4

Sunday, 12 Jan
Closing Event

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Helga Paris, Photographer

Award ceremony for the Cultural Prize (Kulturpreis) 2019 of the German Photographic Association (DGPh) to Helga Paris

Book presentation: Helga Paris. Leipzig Hauptbahnhof 1981/82

In German

Free admission