Partners and Team

The Whole Life. An Archive Project is a collaboration between Arsenal – Institute for Film and Video Art / Archive außer sich, Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW), Pina Bausch Foundation, and Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden (SKD). It is part of HKW’s project The New Alphabet, supported by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media due to a ruling of the German Bundestag.

The Whole Life Academy 2019 was funded by VolkswagenStiftung.


Director’s Office

Director: Bernd Scherer
Head of Project: Stefan Aue
Overall Coordination: Jessica Paez
Project Coordination: Caroline Adler (until 2019), Lama El Khatib, Laura Mattes, Mohammad Sarhangi
Project Administration: Olga Sievers (on parental leave)
Head of Production: Claudia Peters, Nadja Hermann
Research: Cornelia Durka (until 2019), Florian Endres

Exhibition Architecture and Set-up

Exhibition Design and Architecture: Gernot Ernst, Christine Andersen, Lama El Khatib
Overall Coordination: Gernot Ernst
Exhibition Set-up: Oliver Büchi, Matthias Kujawa, Matthias Henkel, Andrew Schmidt, Norio Takasugi (2019)

Technical Department

Technical Director: Mathias Helfer
Head of Sound and Video Engineering: André Schulz
Head of Head of Event Engineering: Benjamin Pohl
Technical Production Assistant: Justus Berger
Audio and Video: Simon Franzkowiak, Matthias Hartenberger

Department of Communications and Cultural Education

Head: Daniel Neugebauer
Editorial Office: Sabine Willig, Franziska Wegener, Anna Etteldorf, Amaya Gallegos
Press Office: Jan Trautmann, Anne Maier, Jakob Claus (bis 2020)
Internet: Karen Khurana, Jan Köhler, Kristin Drechsler, Isabel Grahn (bis 2020)
Public Relations: Christiane Sonntag, Sabine Westemeier
Documentation Office: Svetlana Bierl, Marlen Mai, Josephine Schlegel
Inhouse Graphics: Anna Busdiecker

Interpreter accompanying program

Jürgen Hübner (2019)

Interpreter accompanying conference

Lilian-Astrid Geese, Lioba Minz, Gyda Thurow (2019)

Haus der Kulturen der Welt is supported by the Minister of State for Culture and the Media as well as by the Federal Foreign Office.

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