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STRASBOURG BIENNALE: Touch Me – Being a Citizen in the Digital Age

What is the status of the human in a digital world? How can cyberspace foster freedom? The inaugural edition of the Strasbourg Biennale focuses on these questions—as a contemporary inquiry into the digital realm, framed by the historical cityscape of Strasbourg.

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Bauarbeiter bei Montagearbeiten an der Leuchtschrift auf dem „Haus der Statistik“, 13. August 1969 © Bundesarchiv ( 183-H0813-0026-001) | Foto: Eva Brüggmann

EAST BERLIN Half a capital

11. Mai – 9. November 2019 | Museum Ephraim-Palais | Poststraße 16 | 10178 Berlin

An exhibition on the history of the "capital of the GDR" from the late 1960s until the reunificationin 1990. It focuses on everyday life in East Berlin and shows the city as a place balancing between its role as a centre of power for the SED regime and as a site of social and cultural diversity.

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Alma Heikkilä In a good mood, detail, 2017 1,84m x 1,30m © Courtesy the artist

KIASMA COMMISSION BY KORDELIN: ALMA HEIKKILÄ

15 March – 28 July 2019

The second Kiasma Commission by Kordelin artist is Alma Heikkilä, based in Helsinki. Working in an age of environmental crises, climate change and mass extinction, Heikkilä seeks new and alternative ways to work, think and act.

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Karl Caspar Frauen am Meer, 1914 © VG Bild Kunst 2018

AUFBRUCH INS UNBEKANNTE. Die Klassische Moderne am Bodensee

11.12.2018 - 12.5.2019 | Zeppelin Museum Friedrichshafen

Das Zeppelin Museum zeigt Höhepunkte der Klassischen Moderne aus der eigenen Sammlung mit Werken von KüstlerInnen wie Max Ackermann, Willi Baumeister, Karl Caspar, Maria Caspar-Filser, Otto Dix, Andreas Feininger, André Ficus, Karl Hájek Kunze, Erich Heckel, Carl Hofer, Adolf Hölzel & Hans Purrmann.

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Keyvisual, 1914/1918 NOT THEN, NOT NOW, NOT EVER

1914/1918 NOT THEN, NOT NOW, NOT EVER

German Bundestag, Reichstag building, Berlin | 10.11.2018 - 06.01.2019

The First World War ended on 11 November 1918. One hundred years later, internationally renowned artists are designing a memorial for peace. The joint art project will be revealed in the prelude of the official ceremony on 9 November in the German Bundestag.

RuhrKultur.Card

Aalto-Theater und Museum Folkwang, Essen | 29.11.2018

20 museums, 11 theatres and three important cultural festivals in 16 cities - the RuhrKultur.Card brings together a diverse, cross-city cultural programme in the Ruhr area.

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© SMB / Juliane Eirich, 2018

Lab.Bode – Initiative to Strengthen Museum Education

Bode-Museum | Am Kupfergraben | 10117 Berlin

The Bode Museum will serve as an experimental platform for education until 2020. An education laboratory in the Bode Museum, a nationwide training programme at 23 museums and public debates aim to demonstrate in an exemplary way what education in museums entails and what effect it can have.

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Andrea Zittel A to Z 1994 Living Unit 1994 © the artist, courtesy the artist and Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo

IDEAL STANDARD. Speculations on Bauhaus today

Zeppelin Museum, Seestr. 22, Friedrichshafen | 30. November 2018 - 28. April 2019

What is today 'Bauhaus'? Five internationally renowned artists investigate on vital questions of today's society and try to find suitable shapes for contemporary utopias.

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David Lynch in his studio ©David Lynch

DAVID LYNCH. SOMEONE IS IN MY HOUSE

Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, Niederlande | 30.11.2018 – 28.04.2019

From 30 November, the Bonnefantenmuseum is presenting the extensive retrospective Someone is in my House, by the American artist David Lynch.

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Visual Perspektive © Perspektive Bureau des arts platiques

PERSPEKTIVE - FRENCH - GERMAN FUND FOR CONTEMPORARY ART AND ARCHITECTURE

PERSPEKTIVE is a French-German fund for contemporary art and architecture created by the Bureau des arts plastiques of the Institut français Germany with the aim of intensifying cooperation between the two countries

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Wasja Götze: Hände weg vom Dompfaff, 1970, Öl auf Hartfaser, © Wasja Götze

REAL POP 1960-1985 | Malerei und Grafik zwischen Agit Pop und Kapitalistischem Realismus

Rathaushalle, Marktplatz 1, 15230 Frankfurt (Oder) | 18.11.2018 — 17.02.2019

It's about pop! The Brandenburgische Landesmuseum für moderne Kunst is showing works from the divided Germany. With wit, irony and a critical approach, the artists from East and West deal with new forms of popular culture, production and consumption, everyday life and leisure.

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Bernardí Roig - An Illuminated head for Blinky P.(The gun) - 2010 (Polyester resin, marble dust and fluorescent light) (Real size) - © Bernhard Rot

Bernardí Roig - "EXCESS"

Zentrum für Internationale Lichtkunst Unna | Lindenplatz 1, 59423 Unna | 24.11.2018-14.04.2019

The exhibition "EXCESS" at the Centre for International Light Art Unna presents works by multi-media artist Bernardí Roig (*1965, Majorca), which offer a critical perspective on the human conflict with one’s surrounding—largely media-based—influences.

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Porträt Jochen Gerz - The Walk, 2018 © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2018, Foto Guido-Meincke

Jochen Gerz: THE WALK – NOT A RETROSPECTIVE

Lehmbruck Museum | Düsseldorfer Straße 51 | 47049 Duisburg | 23. September 2018 - 5. Mai 2019

This exhibition is neither an exhibition nor will it take place in the museum: THE WALK, a 100- metre path, takes visitors along the iconic glass front of the museum, where they can read a text that interweaves the artist’s life and works with eight decades of contemporary history.

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Yamamoto Masao, Shizuka=Cleanse #3037 Dance [E] 2014, Silbergelatineabzug © Yamamoto Masao

Yamamoto Masao – Microcosmos Macrocosmos

Alfred Ehrhardt Stiftung | Auguststr. 75 | 10117 Berlin | 15.09. - 23.12.18

For the exhibition at the Alfred Ehrhardt Foundation, Yamamoto is creating a wall installation that inconspicuously integrates selected works by Alfred Ehrhardt.

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Pia Krajewski, o.T. (Haare), Öl auf Leinwand, 180 x 150 cm, Öl auf Leinwand und Irina Ojovan, Sarmizegetusa N 34, Öl auf Leinwand, 200 x 170 cm, 2018

Winsor & Newton Residency

Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin | Kottbusser Str. 10D | 10999 Berlin | 01. Oktober 2018 - 30. September 2019

For the second time the Winsor & Newton scholarship has been awarded. This year's scholarship holders, Pia Krajewski and Irina Ojovan, will receive a studio and a joint exhibition at Künstlerhaus Bethanien in spring 2019.

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Alfred Ehrhardt Ohne Titel (Abstrakte Komposition), undatiert Tempera auf Holz (Masonit) 48,0 x 48,0 cm © Alfred Ehrhardt Stiftung [MAL-0018]

100 years of bauhaus I : Alfred Ehrhardt—Painting, Drawing, Prints Part II

To mark the 100th anniversary of Bauhaus in 2019, the Alfred Ehrhardt Foundation is planning 4 exhibitions dealing explicitly with the theme of Bauhaus. At the beginning, the exhibition Alfred Ehrhardt—Painting, Drawing, Prints will be shown, which presents Ehrhardt as a graphic artist and painter.

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© Landesamt für Archäologie Sachsen, Bild: Jürgen Lösel

Restless Times. Archaeology in Germany

Martin-Gropius-Bau Niederkirchnerstraße 7, 10963 Berlin | 21. September 2018 – 6. Januar 2019

The most spectacular archaeological finds of the past 20 years, from the Stone Age to the 20th century will be presented. Organized around the four themes of Mobility, Conflict, Exchange and Innovation, and with over 1000 exhibits, visitors will be able to get a sense of transregional interaction.

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(l. to r.) Ane Graff, Maria Teeri, Janne Nabb, Ingela Ihrman, Leevi Haapala, and Piia Oksanen, Venice, 2018, Photo: Finnish National Gallery/ Pirje Mykkänen

THE NORDIC PAVILION: THE 58TH INTERNATIONAL ART EXHIBITION OF LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA

Nordic Pavilion, 30100 Venedig, Italien | 11. Mai - 24. November 2019

The exhibition "Weather Report: Forecasting Future" to be hosted in the Nordic Pavilion at the 58th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, presents works of artists Janne Nabb and Maria Teeri (nabbteeri) from Finland, Ane Graff from Norway and Ingela Ihrman from Sweden.

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Illustration einer Berlin-Karte (Ausschnitt) © Theresa Grieben

BerlinZEIT – compact history

Märkisches Museum | Berlin | 10. Juni 2018

Märkisches Museum Berlin presents its new permanent exhibition BerlinZEIT– Geschichte kompakt and takes its visitors on a timetravel through the most important chapters of the city's history.

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Keyvisual International Light Art AWard 2019 | Credit: Third Breath, 2009 © James Turrell, Fotograf: Frank Vinken

INTERNATIONAL LIGHT ART AWARD 2019

Zentrum für Internationale Lichtkunst Unna | Lindenplatz 1 | 59423 Unna

The International Light Art Award (ILAA) is entering its third round. The Centre for International Light Art in Unna and the innogy Stiftung are calling for applications for the only award for international light art worldwide. Participants are invited to submit their concepts by 16 September 2018.

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„Damenporträt“ von Franz Xaver Winterhalter, 1827 © Zeppelin Museum Friedrichshafen

Zeppelin Museum Friedrichshafen (Eigentum verpflichtet. Eine Kunstsammlung auf dem Prüfstand)

Zeppelin Museum Friedrichshafen | Seestraße 22, 88045 Friedrichshafen | 04.05.2018 - 03.02.2019

Is that looted art? The question being asked by the Zeppelin Museum in regards of their own collection.

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Simone C Niquille/Technoflesh, Depth map of Boston Dynamics' test house for SpotMini, 2018.

HOUSING THE HUMAN

Demanio Marittimo KM-278 (ITA), Housing the Human Conference, Berlin (DEU), 4th Istanbul Design Biennale (TUR), Copenhagen Architecture Festival (DNK), Z33, Hasselt (BEL)

What might it mean to house the human—today and in the future? As an interdisciplinary collaboration, Housing the Human seeks to provide an answer to such questions of social cohesion, in a way that is not merely theoretical, but also concrete and tangible.