Underground and Improvisation. Alternative Music and Art after 1968

Nele Hertling

Nele Hertling was born in Berlin and studied Philosophy amd Theatre Sciences at Humboldt University, Berlin. Independent work for radiostations and publishing houses. 1963 – 1988 employed at Academy of Arts Berlin West, for the departments of music and performing arts. 1986 – 1988 responsible curator for the artistic program of „Berlin – European Capital of Culture". 1989 founding and direction until 2002 of Hebbel-Theatre Berlin. 2002 – 2006 director of the Berlin based Artists in Residence program of the DAAD. 1998 elected as member and 2006 – 2015 as vice president of the Academy of Arts Berlin., since summer 2017 director of the department for Performing Arts. Member and cooperator in different cultural and culture/political organisations and initiatives , as in „A Soul for Europe".


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