By Romana Schmalisch and Robert SchlichtUntil Dec 14, 2018Jan 9–13, 2019ExhibitionHow do we learn to work? What skills do we have to acquire in order to measure up to the demands of the labor market? In other words, how does human capital come about?
Jan 10–13, 2019Are binary code, algorithms, and DNA the alphabets of today?With Filippa César, Yuk Hui, Alexander Kluge, Trevor Paglen, Helge Schneider, Hito Steyerl and many more
Haus der Kulturen der Welt has signed the Berlin Declaration of The Many and, together with many other cultural institutions, stands up for unity.
Pre-Opening ConcertThe New Alphabet – Opening Days
Opening: The New AlphabetDiscussions, Concerts, Performances, FilmsThe New Alphabet – Opening Days
Performances, Lectures, DiscussionsThe New Alphabet – Opening Days
Archives are the memory space of a society. How can marginalized realities be included in them? Based on this question, a congress will explore the Archiv der Avantgarden of the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden. Master’s and doctoral students from the arts, humanities and sciences, as well as artists, activists and experts from collections can apply to take part in the accompanying Whole Life Academy offering archive viewings, workshops and excursions.
Are binary code, algorithms, and DNA the alphabets of today? The current explosion of knowledge is accompanied by the segmentation of the world into the smallest units. The binary code – with only two elements the greatest abstraction of the alphabetical principle – makes the polymorphism of the analog calculable.
Creativity strategies, self-presentation, and management: What knowledge, what skills make people valuable to the labor market? With their solo exhibition Romana Schmalisch and Robert Schlicht draw a portrait of a society that measures its wealth by the work it performs.
Jamaican musical practice is collaborative and undermines conventional copyright principles: in her keynote, Larisa Kingston Mann examines possibilities for autonomous cultural practice and how the law and media shape them. The video and other audio recordings are now available in the Mediathek.
Freedom for the arts! With the declaration, the association Die Vielen e.V. distinctly articulates unity and solidarity in the arts and culture as parts of civil society standing against right-wing populist and nationalist leanings. Haus der Kulturen der Welt has signed the Berlin Declaration of The Many and, together with many other cultural institutions, stands up for unity.
The journal explores ideas generated during the course of the transdisciplinary project 100 Years of Now (2015-2019) in greater depth. Artists, scientists, and observers will throw new light on global political conflicts, supposed side scenes of history, and on the planetary entanglement of technological, human, and natural forces.
Ed. by Wolfgang ScheppeThe Most Dangerous Game documents the activities of the Situationist International (S.I.), who, from 1957 until 1972, offered a fundamental critique of the consumerist society. The two volumes reconstruct Guy Debord’s and Asger Jorn’s Bibliothèque Situationniste de Silkeborg in its entirety for the first time and assemble The Archive of Last Images with works of all of the artists of the initial S.I. period. With texts by Wolfgang Scheppe and Roberto Ohrt. (In German)
The online scientific publishing platform bauhaus-imaginista.org is home to details of the research processes and results of bauhaus imaginista.
Research pieces, essays, artistic and experimental approaches to the technosphere: Which are its organizing principles? How is it inscribed into individuals and how does it shape entire societies?
The international exhibition project Hubert Fichte: Love and Ethnology is being accompanied by the web journal projectfichte.org. It offers insights into the writing of Hubert Fichte (1935 –1986) in German, Portuguese, Spanish, French, Wolof and English. The writer and ethnologist is considered a poetic and documentarian realist precursor for new disciplines in Germany such as Queer Studies and Postcolonial Studies.
As a collaborative experiment the Anthropocene Curriculum explores the novel epistemic, aesthetic, and educational challenges of the age of humankind. Its online platform Anthropocene-Curriculum.org gives voice to an evolving worldwide network of researchers, artists, and local communities, while inviting engagement and participation in transforming our common knowledge baselines.
What musical patterns have been preserved in the sounds of the African Diaspora, thus defying time and forced migration? Satch Hoyt follows their traces in today’s metropolises Luanda, Kinshasa, Salvador de Bahia, and Lisbon. He documents his research in an English-language blog.