Goodbye UK—and Thank You for the MusicJul 27–Aug 18Concerts, films, open airMatthew Herbert’s Brexit Big Band, The Zombies, Jazz Jamaica, Scritti Politti, Orlando Julius & The Heliocentrics, Little Axe & Adrian Sherwood, and many more
Jul 19Open airThe pioneer of tropicália with Mayra Andrade, Domenico Lancellotti, and many more.
100 Years of Now
The Anthropocene at HKW
Das Neue Alphabet
With Mayra Andrade, Domenico Lancellotti, and many more.Concert
D: Andrea Arnold, GB 2009, 35mm, 122 min, OV with German subtitlesFilmWassermusik
D: Mike Figgis, D/GB 2003, Digibeta, 93 min, OV engl.FilmWassermusik
40 years after the release of his visionary album Refavela, Gilberto Gil brings tropicália to Berlin! He performs together with singer Mayra Andrade, percussionist Domenico Lancellotti, and many more.
The summer festival on the roof terrace takes the Brexit as an opportunity to pay tribute to the musical creativity of the United Kingdom, in particular its Afro-Caribbean diaspora. With The Zombies, Matthew Herbert’s Brexit Big Band, Jazz Jamaica, Orlando Julius & The Heliocentrics (pictured), Eva Lazarus, Zara McFarlane, Bas Jan and other artists from the UK and around the world.
Twelve cinematic looks at unknown Great Britain: Music and places beyond the usual UK clichés are the focus of the open-air film program. Fish Tank tells of teenage dreams and their clashes with reality. The biopic Control profiles the Joy Division singer Ian Curtis. Documentaries orbit around the musician and activist M.I.A. and the famed cultural theorist Stuart Hall.
What role do class politics play in the Brexit? Historian Rhian E. Jones and political scientist Philip Cunliffe discuss the pros and cons of the EU exit from a socio-political perspective. Tina K. Ramnarine, Mykaell Riley, Anthony Joseph and others reflect on the influence of the Afro-Caribbean diaspora on British pop culture. In his installation Welcome to Saxnot, Scott King outlines a satirical vision for a post-Brexit Great Britain.
The Mississippi is a symptom and object of investigation for the radical impact humans inflict on the Earth. Until 2019, actors from the arts, research and civil society along the river course will develop regional articulations to engage with global changes - from the logging and mining zones in the Upper River area to the high technology and petrochemical centers in the Delta; from the industrial agricultural landscapes of the Midwest to the “dead zones” in the Gulf of Mexico; from the historic centers of slayery to poverty and deindustrialization today.
How did the ideas of the Bauhaus spread? Exhibitions from Kyoto to Moscow to São Paulo reflect its connections with non-European modernity. In 2019, HKW will present the final exhibition.
Photo gallery, audio and video recordings of selected events as part of both the Test Run for the School of the Future and kick-off conference with Catherine Burke, Keri Facer, Luis Armando Gandin, Maj Hasager, Mizuko ito, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, among others
Photo gallery, audio and video recordings of lectures and discussions with Silvy Chakkalakal, Joyce S. Cheng, James Clifford, Susanne Leeb, Sylvester Okwunodu Ogbechie, among others
Photo gallery, audio and video recordings of the lectures and discussion with Rosi Braidotti and Philippe Descola
Photo galleries, video and audio recordings of selected events
1970 saw the start of production for an unusual vehicle under President Salvador Allende in Chile. The Yagán stood for Chilean socialism’s approach to techno...
Home office, sleeping rooms in the schools, and android teachers: These are just some of the things that students of all grades in German schools, at home and a...
Ed. by Anselm Franke and Tom HolertWhat if the functionlessness of art comes under suspicion of being instrumentalized by bourgeois capitalism? “Neolithic Childhood” examines how the avant-garde of the 1920s to the 1940s reaffirmed the long-lost functionality not only of art throughout the crisis-ridden present. With contributions by Irene Albers, Carl Einstein, Kerstin Stakemeier among other and numerous reproductions of artworks
Wir haben für jeden Titel aus der diesjährigen Shortlist einen kleinen Soundtrack zusammengestellt. Es geht weiter mit Eliot Weinbergers Vogelgeister....
The international exhibition project “Hubert Fichte: Love and Ethnology” (2017-2019), a cooperation between Goethe-Institut and Haus der Kulturen der Welt, supported by S. Fischer Stiftung and S. Fischer Verlag, is being accompanied by the web journal projectfichte.org. The journal offers insights into Fichte’s writing in German, Portuguese, Spanish, French, Wolof and English.
In addressing the technosphere, almost all attention is drawn to the techno. But what about the sphere? How do we approach this notion of an Earth-scale envelope embodying the technological condition of our planet? The dossier seeks to circumscribe and visualize the spatial forms and parameters of this technological megastructure.