Until Jan 8, 2018ExhibitionThe global dimension of Cold War cultural policies: Works from the 1930s until today illuminate the tensions between art, ideology and geopolitics, whose impact is still felt today.
Saving Bruce Lee – African and Arab Cinema in the Era of Soviet Diplomacy, Rimini Protokoll: State 1–4, Neolithic Childhood. Art in a False Present, c. 1930, and more...
African and Arab Cinema in the Era of Soviet DiplomacyJan 19-21Film program, talks, lectures
Jan 31–Feb 4face value: transmediale 2018 explores the political, economic, and cultural divides of our time Things are what they are—but could they be different?
Novelist, journalist, ethno-poet: exhibitions in Portugal, Brazil, Chile and USA are devoted to the diverse oeuvre of the pioneer of postcolonial studies.From Nov 7Implosão... Museu de Arte Moderna, Salvador da Bahia
100 Years of Now
2016 – 2019
ExhibitionParapolitics: Cultural Freedom and the Cold War
In EnglishParapolitics: Cultural Freedom and the Cold War
With Anselm Franke, Nida Ghouse, Paz Guevara & Antonia MajacaParapolitics: Cultural Freedom and the Cold War
LectureParapolitics: Cultural Freedom and the Cold War
Short TalkParapolitics: Cultural Freedom and the Cold War
Freedom in the Bush of Ghosts is the conference accompanying the exhibition Parapolitics: Cultural Freedom and the Cold War, which investigates the battle for cultural hegemony and meaning in the Cold War as fought in the arts.
An extensive public program accompanies the exhibition with guided tours, workshops for kids and teens, as well as expert talks with Jelena Vesić, Thomas Flierl, Lene Berg, Rasha Salti, and many more.
Film program, talks, lecturesSaving Bruce Lee will discuss the legacy of Soviet filmmaking on the film history of African and Arab countries based on, for instance, recordings, films and the personal memories of students enrolled at the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography (VGIK) in Moscow who took part in the program from the early 1960s to in the late 1980s.
What do kids want school to be? Who learns from whom? And how should schools be built and designed? In the 2017-2018 school year, HKW and the weekly DIE ZEIT are holding a competition for ideas inviting students to express their demands on the schools of tomorrow.
Things are the way they are, but could they also be different? Under the title face value, the 31st edition of the festival explores the values and processes of value creation that have led to the extreme political, economic, and cultural divides of the present.
Video and audio recordings of selected events
Audio and video recordings, photo galleryTalk and reading with Herta Müller and Marcel Beyer
Audio and video recordings of selected events, photo galleryLectures and talks with Kader Attia, Martha Buskirk, Simon Denny, Thomas Girst, Olaf Nicolai, among others
The culture and media theorist Benjamin Steininger from the group Beauty of Oil explains the fusion of coal chemistry and petrochemistry since the 1920s and ske...
Environmental concepts have their own time. The media historian Orit Halpern describes the engineering-driven transformations of architecture and design since t...
This dossier encompasses the various ways risk is managed within the technosphere in both space and time. It follows eternal salvation, urban resilience, market crashes, and the making of re-insurance portfolios for climate change as mechanisms unfolding a technological parachute of infrastructure. This parachute is constructed to stave off foreseeable disaster and to land squarely within the reach of risks resulting from increasing order and complexity.
Koloniale Geschichten, Medien und ModerneBased on the exhibition of the same name, the volume compiles essays by leading East Asian intellectuals.
The Online platform reflects the current state of research on the Anthropocene from the perspectives of science, art and civil society. Recently added: contributions to the 2016 Anthropocene Campus.