How do I become a member?

The New Alphabet School is a collaborative format for artistic, curatorial and activist research practices. Over the course of three and a half years and in twelve editions, the School offers a space for practice-based research beyond academic and disciplinary boundaries. Participants of each edition become part of the New Alphabet School community and are invited to contribute to the curation of subsequent editions.

For #Healing (Faju) three online workshops and the sound marathon Transatlantic Sounds will take place for which you can register.
If you would like to attend the sound marathon Transatlantic Sounds on February 4, please send an e-mail to . No registration is required to participate in the performative ritual on February 6 and the public program on February 4.

Workshop registration

Registrations for the workshops Ancestral Altars (Feb 5), Mending Broken World(s) (Feb 5) und The Body Divines are open from January 2021. As soon as the workshops are fully booked, registration will be closed.

Please note, that the workshop The Body Divines takes place in three parts: If you identify as having been schooled in a colonial state education system and want to join the workshop, you are expected to participate in the first two parts on Mon, Jan 18, 3pm and Mon, Feb 1, 3pm. The third part on Sat, Feb 6, 4.30pm is open to a wider public. A separate registration is possible.

Please register by answering the following questions via e-mail to:

  • In which of the three workshops would you like to participate and why? (one sentence)
  • What is your motivation to become a member of the New Alphabet School? (one sentence)
  • What is a new alphabet to you? (one sentence)
  • What should other members of the New Alphabet School know about you to be able to start a conversation? (one sentence)

It is possible to register for either one workshop or more. Participation is limited per workshop.

If you have any questions please contact: or subscribe to the HKW newsletter to receive the latest information on the current program.