Two dramas performed in Berlin by the Komparu Nō-Ensemble, whose tradition can be traced back to Komparu Zenchiku, the famous fifteenth century actor. This form of theater,...
Lectures and Discussions
Even after years of debate about migration and integration, “the Germans” and “the Muslims” still appear to represent polar opposites in the public...
Conference, Exhibitions, Workshops, Awards, Film + Video, Performances
The exhibition series Labor Berlin which started in 2010, is dedicated to the creativity and potential of international artists who have chosen Berlin as their new home.
European and world premières of German and international films in the Berlinale festival section Generation: Although the section is traditionally home to cineastes under...
The literary traditions of the world are the focus of this award for international prose translated into German for the first time. The prize has been awarded annually by the Haus...
Ausstellung, Lectures, Vermittlungsprogramm
The mistranslation in the double-barreled title is deliberate: one the one hand, the curators Thomas Hauschild and Britta N. Heinrich are interested in the human dream of flight,...
Readings and Discussions
The series WortWelten (Word Worlds) gives writers from all over the world a chance to “have their say” and engage in discussion. Susanne Stemmler, director of the...
This exhibition presents the results of artistic field research by young people on the topics of “Integrating Migrants”, “Multicultural Society” and...
Films, Lectures, Panels
Facebook, Studi-VZ, Myspace, Stayfriends, Skype, ICQ, Twitter: the Internet is playing an increasingly dominant role in our lives and the tensions between the digital and analog...
The Haus der Kulturen der Welt began this concerted effort to highlight the creative potential of design students in Berlin in 2010 with its event series SPOT ON: FASHION. In...
Berlin's international music scene is setting the climate change to music - from "Apocalypse Culture" to "Audible Approaches for a Better Place", from Trucker Songs in the age of...
Readings, Discussions, Concerts
Edouard Glissant passed away in Paris on 3 February 2011 at the age of 82. We deeply regret his loss. More information on resultant changes to this "Lifelines" event, which we...
Unfolding before the eyes of the world public, captured in a flood of iconic images, and shown on television thousands of times, the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 marked...
Performing Arts Festival
True to its title, “Spectator”, IN TRANSIT 2011 turns the Haus der Kulturen der Welt into an experimental field in which artists and spectators can be actors and...
New cinema and contemporary art
Rencontres Internationales has been held in Madrid and Paris since 1997. Since 2008, they have also been bringing new cinematic discoveries to their partner in Berlin, the Haus...
Every day, the Djemaa El Fna, “Hangman’s Square” in Marrakesh, is the scene of new performances by streets artists and actors who bring the market square to life...
Summer Open-Air Festival: Concerts, Films, Talks
In 2011, the WASSERMUSIK festival is dedicated to the deserts. From the Thar in India to the Taklamakan and Gobi deserts in Asia, from the Sahara and the Kalahari in Africa and...
Conferences, workshops, installations, performances, concerts, films, excursions, discussions and readings
The crisis as an opportunity! Man-made climate change creates new perspectives on our local lifestyles and our understanding of global policy. Can a new "art of living" also...
The focus of this year’s Asia-Pacific Weeks Berlin 2011 from 06 – 17 September is on issues crucial to humankind’ s future “Water, Food, Health”. In...
Art projects in Public Space
Haus der Kulturen der Welt has announced the five projects that have been selected for the Meridian | Urban project in 2011. For the first time a call for entries has been...
The International Curators’ Network at Haus der Kulturen der Welt
SYNAPSE – The International Curators’ Network at Haus der Kulturen der Welt is a virtual and real-world networking platform for international up-and-coming curators....
Exhibition, Films, Concert, Performances, Talks
The subject of the competition entries is food; of Berlin’s 3.4 million inhabitants, more than 500,000 have an international background. This inevitably leads to a mixture...
Theater, Readings, Performances, Films, Workshops, Panels, Concerts
A spectacle of theater on the topic of “ACCESS“ by and for young people, a mixture of street festival and cultural happening, party and congress: FESTIWALLA is a toast...
Films, Discussion, Artist Talks
Family, (blood) relatives, gender roles – life blueprints and expectations of community are going through constant change – both wanted and unwanted – in Asia...
Concerts, Workshops, Congress
Originally derided as “Black Noise”, Hip Hop has spread around the globe in the last 30 years. The various dimensions of this energy-laden form of culture are...
Première Brasil takes place for the third time! The top ten of the best new films from Brazil, along with a special feature for and starring Hector Babenco (“The Kiss...
Exhibition, Symposium and Open Platform
Tracing Mobility sets out to examine how electronic networks and mobile media are transforming our conceptions of time, space and distance.
Concerts, DJ sets, Electronic Trade Fair
The future of electronic music always takes place in the here and now. The latest and most radical developments determine the sub-genres of tomorrow. Yet the new cannot make do...
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