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: 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

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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

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

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

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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

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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

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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.

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.

Friday, 27 Mar
Award Ceremony

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Heinrich Mann Prize 2020. Eva Horn

Laudatory address: Anselm Haverkamp

Acceptance speech and discussion

In German

Free admission

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the event has been cancelled.

Thursday, 26 Mar
Concert and Discussion

8 pm

Haus der Berliner Festspiele
Schaperstraße 24
10719 Berlin

Großer Kunstpreis Berlin 2020 at MaerzMusik. Younghi Pagh-Paan

Concert with Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin and Angela Postweiler

Artist talk with Lydia Jeschke and Younghi Pagh-Paan

In German

€ 20/15

Tickets: Berliner Festspiele online shop

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the event has been cancelled.

Tuesday, 24 Mar
Book Release

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Lutz Seiler: Stern 111

Reading: Lutz Seiler

Introduction and discussion: Lothar Müller

Welcome: Friedrich Christian Delius

Music: Gogolin Jazz Quartett

In German

€ 6/4

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the event has been cancelled.

Tuesday, 24 Mar
Radio Play

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio Lobby

Die Grünstein-Variante
Eine Geschichte in Erinnerung an Geschichten, die Ludwig Turek erzählt hat

Radio play by Wolfgang Kohlhaase
Directed by Günther Rücker, Barbara Plensat
DDR 1976, 50 min.

Guests: Wolfgang Kohlhaase, Barbara Plensat, Richard Cohn-Vossen

In German

€ 6/4

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the event has been cancelled.

Saturday, 21 Mar
Archive Presentation

6 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

John Heartfield – Photography plus Dynamite Heartfield. A Pecha Kucha Montage

Online and catalogue presentation with Richard Deacon, Tacita Dean, Maria Gough, Prem Krisnamurthy, Erdmut Wizisla, Andres Zervigon et al.

In German and English

€ 6/4 / € 12/7

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the event has been cancelled.

Friday, 20 Mar
Exhibition Opening

7 pm

John Heartfield – Photography plus Dynamite

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the exhibition opening has been cancelled.

Thursday, 19 Mar
Symposium

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

Building Culture? Between Committed Architectural Practice and Critical Discourse

With Verena von Beckerath, Niklas Fanelsa, Donatella Fioretti, Marc Frohn, Julian Meisen, Sabine Müller, Oda Pälmke, Eike Roswag-Klinge, Something Fantastic et al.

Welcome: Matthias Sauerbruch

Moderation: Nikolai von Rosen, Anh-Linh Ngo

In German

€ 6/4

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the event has been cancelled. It has been deferred to 28 Oct 2020.

Wednesday, 18 Mar
Award Ceremony

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Berlin Art Prize 2020
Jubilee Endowment 1848/1948

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the event has been cancelled.

12 – 18 Mar
Festival

Labor Beethoven 2020 Festival of Contemporary Music for the Beethoven Anniversary

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, all upcoming events of “Labor Beethoven 2020” have been cancelled.

Saturday, 7 Mar
Guided Tours

11 am – 3 pm

Akademie der Künste
Robert-Koch-Platz 10
10115 Berlin

10th Day of the Archives Communication. From Dispatch to Tweet

Lectures, films and guided tours through the storage areas and reading rooms of the archives of the Akademie der Künste

In German

Free admission

Wednesday, 4 Mar
Book Release

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Ingo Schulze: Die rechtschaffenen Mörder

Reading: Ingo Schulze

Discussion with Ulrike Vedder and Thomas Rosenlöcher

In German

€ 6/4


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