Dialogues, Keynotes, Island, Roundtables, Lecture Performances, Artistic Interventions, Research Forum
'Nature as we know it is a concept that belongs to the past. No longer a force separate from and ambivalent to human activity, nature is neither an obstacle nor a harmonious...
Festival for Art and Digital Culture
Back When mobile phones were still dumb, tweeting was done by birds, world economy believed in itself Pluto Was A Planet. In the festival, the demotion of Pluto to “dwarf...
The Award Winner of 2013The International Literature Award – Haus der Kulturen der Welt 2013 went to the Nigerian-American writer Teju Cole for his novel Open City (Suhrkamp...
Since 1978, the Berlinale has devoted a section to children and young people: Generation. In two competitions, Generation Kplus and Generation 14plus, discoveries from state of...
For some time now, the Western musical canon has been expanded by an interest in non-European music. But it is now time to go a step further: in the age of humanity, with...
The Berlin part of the long-term research, education, exhibition, and publication project FORMER WEST (2008–2014) engages in a critical reinterpretation of post-1989,...
The “Salon of Aesthetic Experiments” is dedicated to projects and approaches that engender a dialogue between the most diverse academic disciplines and artistic...
Alluding to the “Anthropocene Project”, which will heavily influence the work of the HKW in the coming two years, the second round of the international curators’...
Exhibition | Conference
The exhibition and the conference The Whole Earth are dedicated to the story of the image of the “blue planet” which has become one of the most influential images in...
The Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) has in recent years become one of the most important and dynamic film festivals in Asia. Presented by the directors themselves, in...
The realignment of the world after the Second World War is not recounted here with regard to the confrontation between the Cold War blocs, but with a focus on the interweaving of...
Beyond the educated elite, cultural education takes place from below in joint action and reflection. In so doing, images by others are destroyed and new ones by oneself created....
Concerts, Performances, Installations, Films, Talks, Gameshows
“The evil has no songs,” or so goes an old German saying. Yet an English saying contradicts this point of view: “The devil has all the best tunes.” More...
The influential theorist and public intellectual Edward W. Said produced a body of work that, right up to the present, resonates worldwide in a variety of fields. On the 10th...
At last year’s PREMIÈRE BRASIL, over 70 new Brazilian productions were shown, many of them world premieres. Now, for the fifth time, HKW presents the best of the...
Lectures, Discussions, film screenings
The city is not an areligious space. This is shown by all of the insights gained through the international, interdisciplinary project GLOBAL PRAYERS. REDEMPTION AND LIBERATION IN...
Concerts, DJ Sets, Workshops, Elektro-Fachmarkt
With “Teams” and “Tools,” this year's Worldtronics focuses on two strategies for creating electronic surprises.
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