Please note the current Health and Safety Regulations in the Academy buildings.

Former runway at Tempelhof Field, Berlin, 2017. Photo © Erik-Jan Ouwerkerk
5 Sep – 22 Nov
Exhibition

urbainable – stadthaltig Positions on the European City for the 21st Century

Tue – Sun 11 am – 7 pm

Free admission on the opening weekend (5 + 6 Sept) and for under 19s

Guided tours with limited numbers of participants on Tuesdays at 5 pm

€ 9/6

Picture Cellar, in the foreground mural by Harald Metzkes and Manfred Böttcher © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2018, photo: Andreas FranzXaver Süß
12 Sep – 31 Dec
Exhibition

Picture Cellar

Murals by Manfred Böttcher, Harald Metzkes, Ernst Schroeder, Horst Zickelbein

Guided tours with a maximum of five visitors per tour

Wednesdays at 6 pm

In German

€ 6/4

Valery Tscheplanowa. Photo © Just Loomis
Tuesday, 22 Sep
Book Release

8 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

backstage Tscheplanowa

With Nele Hertling, Valery Tscheplanowa, Dorte Lena Eilers, Hanna Hilsdorf

In cooperation with Theater der Zeit

In German

€ 6/4

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Friday, 25 Sep
Symposium

10:30 am – 8 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Curating Diversity in Europe - Decolonizing Contemporary Music

Online participation possible

Registration: mdzm@field-notes.berlin

In English

Free admission

Former runway at Tempelhof Field, Berlin, 2017. Photo © Erik-Jan Ouwerkerk
Tuesday, 29 Sep
Discussion

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

Tobias Kruse, Unknown Passerby, 2016, from the series Jaywick, 2016/2020 © Tobias Kruse/OSTKREUZ
Thursday, 1 Oct
Exhibition Opening

12 pm – 12 am

EMOP Opening Days CONTINENT – In Search of Europe

Exhibition opening by OSTKREUZ – Agentur der Fotografen and Akademie der Künste

In German and English

Free admission
from 1 – 4 Oct

Photo: Elfi Mikesch © OH MUVIE FOTO-FILM 2020


1 – 4 Oct
Film Screening

Pariser Platz

Black Box

EMOP Opening Days Photo film series

La Jetée by Chris Marker, Salut les Cubains by Agnès Varda, Tue recht und scheue niemand by Jutta Brückner, 35 Fotos by Helke Misselwitz, Das Warten by Peter Nestler, Radfahrer by Marc Thümmler, Lange Weile by Tina Bara, Wünsdorf by Elfi Mikesch

1 Oct, noon – midnight

2 – 4 Oct., 11 am – 7:30 pm

In German and English

Free admission

Access is possible after registration at the counter and depending on available seats.

Jordis Antonia Schlösser, Jewish Community Center, Łódź, 2018, from the series The Unexpected Generation – New Jewish Life in Eastern Europe, 2016–2018 © Jordis Antonia Schlösser/OSTKREUZ
2 Oct 2020 – 10 Jan 2021
Exhibition

CONTINENT – In Search of Europe

EMOP Opening Days:
Fri – Sat (2 – 3 Oct) 11 am – 10 pm
Sun (4 Oct) 11 am – 8 pm

From 6 Oct:
Tue – Sun 11 am – 7 pm
Thur 11 am – 10 pm

€ 9/6

Free admission for under 19s and from 1 – 4 Oct

Guided tours with limited numbers of participants, Thur 6 pm (German), Thur 7 pm (English), Sun at noon and at 1 pm (with participating photographers)
Curator’s tours with Ingo Taubhorn: Sun 4 Oct + 10 Oct 5 pm
€ 3 plus exhibition ticket

Stefanie Moshammer, Warm Heart, 2020
Friday, 2 Oct
Discussion

5 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

EMOP Opening Days The future of photography education

Panel with Tina Bara, Ann-Christin Bertrand, Marta Gili, Timothy Persons, Linn Schröder, Frank Schumacher

Moderation: Susanne Holschbach

In German and English

€ 3

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Stefanie Moshammer, Warm Heart, 2020
Friday, 2 Oct
Discussion

8 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

EMOP Opening Days Photography and the institutions

Keynote by Thomas Weski

Panel with Simone Klein, Robert Morat, Kito Nedo, Anne Schwanz, Thomas Seelig

Moderation: Johannes Odenthal

In German

€ 3

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Stefanie Moshammer, Warm Heart, 2020
Saturday, 3 Oct
Discussion

2 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

EMOP Opening Days Photography between art and mass medium

Panel with Jörg Colberg, Florian Ebner, Anika Meier, Kathrin Peters, Ingo Taubhorn

Moderation: Stefanie Diekmann

In German

€ 3

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Stefanie Moshammer, Warm Heart, 2020
Saturday, 3 Oct
Artist Talk

4 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

EMOP Opening Days Artist Talk

Stefanie Moshammer in discussion with Johann König

In German

€ 3

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Courtesy of Rabih Mroué
Saturday, 3 Oct
Discussion

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

EMOP Opening Days On artistic and human rights interventions

Panel with Fred Ritchin, Susan Meiselas, Rabih Mroué, Christina Varvia

Moderation: Wolfgang Kaleck

In English

€ 3

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From Radfahrer by Marc Thümmler © Harald Hauswald / OSTKREUZ
Sunday, 4 Oct
Discussion

12 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

EMOP Opening Days 1990. Recording the new (and the old) era

Keynote and moderation by: Florian Ebner

Panel with Anna-Beata Bohdziewicz, Ute Mahler, Arwed Messmer, Iren Stehli, Jan Wenzel

In German

€ 3

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Sibylle Fendt, Sezar Krout, 2016, from the series Holzbachtal, nothing, nothing, 2015–2018 © Sibylle Fendt/OSTKREUZ
Sunday, 4 Oct
Book Presentation and Discussion

3 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

EMOP Opening Days OSTKREUZ – Book Talks in the context of the exhibition CONTINENT – In Search of Europe

Book talks with Espen Eichhöfer, Sibylle Fendt, Johanna-Maria Fritz, Annette Hauschild, Ina Schoenenburg, Anne Schönharting, Linn Schröder

Moderation: Thomas Gust

In German

Free admission

Access is possible after registration at the counter and depending on available seats.

Photo: Erik-Jan Ouwerkerk. Graphics: Eps51
Thursday, 8 Oct
Opening Event

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

European Alliance of Academies

Opening with Jeanine Meerapfel, Robert Menasse, A.L. Kennedy, Basil Kerski, AoA Impro Group mit Floros Floridis et al.

In German and English

Free admission

Tickets are only available at the ticket counter on the day of the event. Please allow sufficient time.

Photo: Erik-Jan Ouwerkerk. Graphics: Eps51
Saturday, 10 Oct
Closing Event

11 am

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

European Alliance of Academies

Publication of the manifesto

In German and English

Free admission

Tickets are only available at the ticket counter on the day of the event. Please allow sufficient time.

Former runway at Tempelhof Field, Berlin, 2017. Photo © Erik-Jan Ouwerkerk
Tuesday, 13 Oct
Discussion

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

urbainable – stadthaltig Corona, Public Space and the Mobility Turn

Jörn Walter in discussion with exhibition participants and politicians

In German

€ 6/4

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John Heartfield. Photo: Akademie der Künste, John-Heartfield-Archiv
Wednesday, 14 Oct
Book Release (rescheduled)

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

John Heartfield. Das Berliner Adressbuch 1950–1968

Book presentation with Christine Fischer-Defoy, Michael Krejsa, Kirsten Block, Christian Kesten, Christian Steyer

Welcome: Werner Heegewaldt

In German

€ 6/4

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Farhad Delaram, Tattoo, film still © Mohammad Reza Jahanpanah
Thursday, 15 Oct
Films and Discussions

6:30 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

Covered Memories – Films from Iran Maned & Macho, When the kid was a kid, Ayan and the White Balloon, Tattoo, The Visit

Short Film Programme

Talk with Vida Dena and Farhad Delaram

Moderation: Afsun Moshiry

In English

€ 6/4

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Farhad Delaram, Tattoo, film still © Mohammad Reza Jahanpanah
Thursday, 15 Oct
Films and Discussions

9 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

Covered Memories – Films from Iran No Land’s Song

Documentary by Ayat Najafi, 2014, 93 min., Farsi, French original with English subtitles

Talk with Ayat Najafi and Farhad Delaram

Moderation: Afsun Moshiry

In English

€ 6/4

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Christoph Schlingensief. Photo © Filmgalerie 451
Wednesday, 21 Oct
Film and Talk

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

Schlingensief – Shouting into the Silence

Documentary by Bettina Böhler, GER 2020, 124 min., original version with English subtitles

Talk with Bettina Böhler, Jörg van der Horst, Nele Hertling, Frieder Schlaich

Moderation: Katja Nicodemus

In German

€ 6/4

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Jossi Wieler. Film still © mindjazz pictures
Saturday, 24 Oct
Film and Talk

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

Das Haus der guten Geister

Film GER/CH 2019, 103 min.

Berlin premiere

Barrie Kosky in conversation with Jossi Wieler and the filmmakers Marcus Richardt and Lillian Rosa

In German

In cooperation with mindjazz pictures

€ 6/4

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Portrait of a young Tuareg woman during the independence celebration in Niger, Agadez, 2016 © Ferhat Bouda/Agence VU
Sunday, 25 Oct
Award Ceremony

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Ellen Auerbach Fellowship for Photography 2020. Ferhat Bouda

Laudatory address: Hubertus von Amelunxen

Artist talk: Ferhat Bouda, Barbara Klemm

In German and English

Free admission

Muoto: Campus building of the University of Paris-Saclay, 2011-2016. Photo: Maxime Delvaux
Wednesday, 28 Oct
Presentation

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

New realism in France

Issue presentation ARCH+

With Stéphanie Bru und Alexandre Theriot / Bruther, Gilles Delalex und Yves Moreau / Muoto, Anne Lacaton / Lacaton & Vassal, Finn Geipel / LIN

Moderation: André Kempe / Atelier Kempe Thill und Anh-Linh Ngo / ARCH+

In English

€ 6/4

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Alexander Lang. Photo © Alexej Paryla
Thursday, 29 Oct
Award Ceremony

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

Konrad Wolf Prize 2020. Alexander Lang

With Alexander Lang, Volker Braun, Elisabeth Gaulhofer, Christian Grashof, Volker Pfüller, Hans-Dieter Schütt, Klaus Völker, Jutta Wachowiak

In German

Free admission

Former runway at Tempelhof Field, Berlin, 2017. Photo © Erik-Jan Ouwerkerk
Tuesday, 17 Nov
Discussion

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

urbainable – stadthaltig Sustainability in Construction – Greenwashing or Progress?

Matthias Sauerbruch in conversation with politicians and participants of the exhibition

In German

€ 6/4

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The November / December programme will be released from mid-October 2020.

DIGITAL

Digital Platform

junge-akademie.adk.de – The JUNGE AKADEMIE is online

The transdisciplinary and transcultural online magazine is a space to exhibit and experiment and a digital open studio, offering fellows the opportunity to network with each other and with Akademie members, to develop digital projects and to make the exchange of knowledge visible within the international network.

Fabian Knecht, Isolation (52°33’44.1”N 14°03’12.8”E). 2019, installation in public space. Courtesy alexander levy

DIGITAL

Roundtable Talks

urbainable – stadthaltig EC(centri)CITY – The Eccentric City

Nadim Samman and Matthias Sauerbruch developed a series of roundtable discussions within the framework of EC(centri)CITY – The Eccentric City, in which the city, social aspects, nature and public space as a compressor for artists and architects are discussed with international partners.

In English and German

In cooperation with Berlin Art Week, Innogy Stiftung and MONOPOL

Photo: Ellen Auerbach, Airwalk, 1946 (Renate Schottelius during the dance jump over rocks, La Cumbrecita). Modern Print, Argentina © Akademie der Künste, Berlin

DIGITAL

Online Presentation

digital.adk.de – images, sounds, art objects

A digital showcase affords an insight into the extensive holdings of the archives of the Akademie der Künste, which encompasses all art forms, collects and makes accessible the archives of outstanding artists in the German-speaking world.

John Heartfield, Zum Krisen-Parteitag der SPD (On the SPD Party Crisis), page from the AIZ, 1931 © The Heartfield Community of Heirs / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2020, Akademie der Künste, Berlin

DIGITAL

Online Symposium

Goodbye Photomontage?

To accompany the exhibition “John Heartfield – Photography plus Dynamite”, an online symposium addresses topical issues and questions derived from a re-examination of select aspects of John Heartfield’s works and their impact.

Conceived by Angela Lammert in collaboration with Ute Eskildsen, Florian Ebner and Charlotte Klonk

Espen Eichhöfer, Bil, from the series Papa, Gerd and the Northman, 2017–2020. Photo © Espen Eichhöfer/OSTKREUZ

DIGITAL

Podcasts

CONTINENT – In Search of Europe

Podcast series on the eponymous exhibition of OSTKREUZ – Agentur der Fotografen and Akademie der Künste (2 Oct 2020 – 10 Jan 2021)

Graphics © Heimann + Schwantes

DIGITAL

Online Anniversary

60 Years Käthe Kollwitz Prize

Presentation of a wide-ranging collection of archival material, including previously unpublished texts and images as well as audio recordings relating to all the prize winners from 1960 to 2020

In German

Recording of the non-public concert on 13 May 2020 as part of "Labor Beethoven 2020" at the Akademie der Künste, Pariser Platz, Black Box, with Ensemble Adapter, Uli Fussenegger, Anda Kryeziu, Chris Moy. Photo: Mutesouvenir-kb © Kai Bienert

DIGITAL

Virtual Festival & Virtual Exhibition

Labor Beethoven 2020

With Ensemble Adapter, Novoflot, Werner Cee, Uli Fussenegger, Alice Belugou, Zoé Pouri, et al.

Graphics: Heimann + Schwantes

DIGITAL

Publication

Journal der Künste 13

Available online and as print copy free of charge

Orders via email to info@adk.de

In German and English

Der Zauberer John Heartfield [The Magician John Heartfield], 1943. Photo © Zoltan Wegner. Akademie der Künste, Berlin, John Heartfield Archive, No. 610

DIGITAL

Virtual Exhibition

Kosmos Heartfield

The online presentation "Kosmos Heartfield" complements the exhibition "John Heartfield – Photography plus Dynamite".

Photo © Roman März

DIGITAL

Exhibition

360° Panoramic Tour

The interactive 360° panoramic tour leads through the exhibition “John Heartfield - Photography plus Dynamite” at Pariser Platz.

Graphics: Heimann + Schwantes

DIGITAL

Online Catalogue

Heartfield Online

The graphic oeuvre of the political artist John Heartfield can be explored in a new online catalogue.

Passport issued to Walter Benjamin, Berlin-Grunewald, 10 August 1928. Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Walter Benjamin Archiv © Hamburger Stiftung zur Förderung von Wissenschaft und Kultur, photo: Nick Ash

DIGITAL

Archival Materials

Finds from the Archives

Selected text documents, special objects and works of art from the Archives of the Akademie der Künste representing all artistic disciplines

Photo: Gernot Krämer

DIGITAL

Publication

SINN UND FORM

SINN UND FORM is offering free online access to texts from the journal's extensive archive. New articles, linked by a specific topic, will be added every week.