The literatures of the world are the focus of the award for international prose literature in a first German translation. Last year the Haus der Kulturen der Welt and the Stiftung...
Conference, exhibition, award, film & video, performance
The series WortWelten (Word Worlds) offers authors from around the world a platform to “speak out" and engage in lively discussions.
Exhibition, Film, Discourse
Is there a new "culture of rage" in the current economic and political crises and states of emergency? How can this rage be tapped for positive future developments?
Under the dialectic motto Utopia [lost], the ninth edition of MaerzMusik - the Festival of Contemporary Music - via exemplary works, premieres and new productions, explores music...
A new gloss for the Henry Moore sculpture in front of the Mirror Pond at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt: Thanks to the collaborative efforts of private and public partners the...
Concerts and Discussions
The third round of the series LifeLines pays tribute to Uruguay's music star Rubén Rada. Since 2009 LifeLines has featured the life work of outstanding musicians, writers,...
Concerts, Films, Exhibition, Discussions
200 years ago, the independence movement began in Latin America that led to liberation from Spanish colonial rule. The term “Bicentenario” for the events of 1809-11 is...
Exhibition, Discussion, Video
With the new series of events SPOT ON: FASHION, the Haus der Kulturen der Welt focuses for the first time in 2010 on the creative potential of up and coming international fashion...
The exhibition series Labor Berlin is dedicated to the creativity and potential of international artists who have chosen the city as their new home.
It is the documentary that inquiries into the means of image-producing practices. For the first time, an international meeting highlights documentary practices across disciplines....
Football and culture: Following its 2006 Copa da Cultura success, HKW advances to the next round, as the House is transformed into an African football center –...
From 25 June to 17 July 2010 the exhibition DYSFASHIONAL will be presented in Berlin’s Haus der Kulturen der Welt. After Luxembourg, Lausanne and Paris, this exhibition in...
Film, Videos, Video parcours, Debates
Since 2007, Rencontres Internationales has taken place not just in Berlin and Paris but also in Madrid, three of Europe’s major cultural and historical cities. Rencontres...
The interdisciplinary research project “Kulturen des Performativen” is organizing its final conference, after more than 11 years of support in cooperation with the...
The first two open-air summer festivals at the Haus on the Spree revolved around South Sea flair and Caribbean sounds. This time we are sailing into the very heart of the...
By day it’s an average street in the heart of the West African metropolis Abidjan. But when the sun goes down and the bars, restaurants and clubs open, the Rue Princesse...
Readings, discussions, concerts
Experience literary diversity in an era of globalization: Arab poets meet American short story writers, South Korean poets their Russian colleagues, South African novelists meet...
Exhibition, Workdays, Hausradio, Tours
Not only commodities, but also images – material and ideological – were transported from colonial Latin America to Europe. On the 200th Anniversary of the independence...
Concerts, DJ sets, Electronic Trade Fair
"The title alone sounds sporty, in fact, Worldtronics is a kind of Olympics for electronic music," writes SPEX. Since its successful debut in 2007, the festival of global...
The Brazilian film industry is booming! In the section "Première Brasil”, the Festival do Rio is screening the best domestic productions of the year. Curated...
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