Until Mar 1, 2020Where are the limits of Internet-based networks? In the exhibition The Eternal Network, transmediale investigates forgotten and possible future scenarios with and without networks.
To kick off the new series, the online music platform Norient is celebrating its relaunch in a discussion with Jenny Fatou Mbaye, Kamila Metwaly, Bryan Little and others, live music by Sarathy Korwar and a set by DJ Dis FigMar 5, 7pmLife after Music Magazines – the Norient Way
The hunter’s spear or the collector’s bag? Which technology is more relevant for survival and storytelling? For the fourth edition of the literary series, authors and artists will discuss Ursula K. Le Guin’s essay The Carrier Bag Theory of Fiction.Carrier Bag FictionMar 19
ExhibitionApr 2–Jun 22Opening: Apr 1How do works from different eras engage in a dialogue? The Atlas, restored for the first time from the original pictorial materials, spans from antiquity to the Renaissance to the present-day.
HKW has signed the Berlin Declaration of The Many and, together with other cultural institutions, stands up for unity.
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With Jenny Fatou Mbaye, Faisal M. Khan, Bryan Little, Kamila Metwaly, Ali Gul Pir, Sarathy Korwar (live), Dis Fig (DJ set)Panel, concert, DJ set, installationOn Music
How (Digital) Media Change Urban Building Plans and the View of Urban SpacesWorkshopRefiguring Spaces
From a queer feminist wiki platform to a critical atlas of the Internet to speculative design that explores the future of the concept of family: The Eternal Network exhibition at HKW questions technological and social networks in the light of contemporary urgencies. With works by, among many others, Johanna Bruckner, Luiza Prado de O. Martins, GUO Cheng, Louise Drulhe and Bahar Noorizadeh
A virtual gallery and community platform: The online magazine Norient has reinvented itself. For the launch of On Music, music journalists and experts discuss freedoms for music journalism beyond algorithms and filter bubbles. With live music by Sarathy Korwar and a DJ set by Dis Fig.
How much do 3D simulations, models or digital maps influence our ideas of urban futures? In a workshop, participants and experts for urban planning and media visualizations will discuss planned urban spaces from the past and present.
Are heroic acts by individuals needed for great stories? The first edition of the 2020 Alphabet Readings gathers authors and artists around the essay The Carrier Bag Theory of Fiction by the sci-fi author Ursula K. Le Guin. Can the collector’s narrative viewpoint replace that of the classical heroic story?
The legend of Tropicália celebrates her 50-year stage career: At HKW, Gal Costa will perform songs written under the shadow of the Brazilian military dictatorship, love songs, frevos that capture the carnival spirit and classics by Gilberto Gil and Adriana Calcanhotto.
From the ancient world to the Renaissance until contemporary culture: Aby Warburg’s Bilderatlas Mnemosyne traces visual themes across entire eras. His approach pushed the boundaries of disciplines and is still an inspiration for today’s visually and digitally dominated world. An exhibition almost completely reproduces the last documented version of his unfinished magnum opus of 1929 with the original images.
The author-director collective Rimini Protokoll is celebrating its birthday party with lots of guests and everyday experts. At the Berlin premiere of the theatrical installation win > < win they also offer a look into a future in which jellyfish have survived humans as the winners in global warming.
Ulrike Ottinger guides through the workshop exhibition for her film Paris Calligrammes which revives her impressions of Paris in the 1960s and creates a landscape of memory by linking historical archival material with Ottinger’s own art and film works.
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How does language influence thought? How can we develop other forms of learning and acting? From the politics of translation to practices of weaving: Speakers and workshop participants from the New Alphabet School share their questions, observations and studies on solidary practices of knowledge production on the blog.
The research platform Anthropocene Curriculum explores novel epistemic, aesthetic and educational challenges of the age of humankind. Currently the digital platform also serves as a research tool, discussion forum and public portal for the transdisciplinary research project Mississippi. An Anthropocene River.
Ed. by Bernd Scherer, Olga von Schubert and Stefan Aue, 2019What comes after universalism? The final volume of the 100 Years of Now Library uses key words such as Thing, Justice and Body to ask about ways to redesign the world linguistically and visually. With new and historical contributions by, among others, Philippe Descola, Nikita Dhawan, Liz Johnson Artur, Achille Mbembe, Sarah Sharma and Wole Soyinka.
Ed. by Diedrich Diederichsen, Anselm Franke and Haus der Kulturen der Welt, 2019From „Baroque“ to „Vodou“ to „The Gayification of the World “: The publication brings together essays, artistic text contributions and a glossary that explains Hubert Fichte's theoretical vocabulary. These are supplemented by statements from the project stations in Salvador da Bahia, Rio de Janeiro, Santiago de Chile, Dakar, New York and Lisbon, as well as extensive photo series depicting the artistic works from the exhibition at HKW.