A Performance Affair © Ellie Smith / Ausstellungsansicht Cruz Diez © Anne Greuzat / Sorry we’re closed © Art Brussels

Arty Brussels in Berlin and the Belgian Embassy present the highlights of the performing and contemporary arts scene: twelve institutions from Brussels present their programme for 2020.

Maurizio Nannucci, Never Move Far From Color © Florian Reittner Fotografen

NEON DELIGHT | Center for International Light Art Unna

14. März – 16. August 2020

The Centre for International Light Art in Unna presents NEON DELIGHT. The exhibition focuses on how artists have used neon as their basic material from the 1960s to today, and on the role that neon has played in art as a whole.

Anna Dumitriu & Alex May in Kollaboration mit Amanda Wilson ArchaeaBot: A Post Climate Change,Post Singularity Life-form, 2018/2019 3D-gedrucktes PLA, Raspberry-Pi-Computer, Pi Borg Motorschutz, elektrische Komponenten, Abdichtungsmaterialien Ca. 60 x 60 x 60 cm Courtesy the artists, Installationsansicht Ars Electronica, 2018, Foto : Vanessa Graf

Survival of the Fittest. Nature and High Tech in Contemporary Art

29. Februar - 24. Mai 2020 and the Belgian Embassy present the highlights of the performing and contemporary arts scene: twelve institutions from Brussels present their programme for 2020.

R34, 1919, © Archiv der Luftschiffbau Zeppelin GmbH

Vernetzung der Welt | Zeppelin Museum Friedrichshafen

13. Dezember 2019 – 03. Mai 2020

In 1919 the Atlantic was crossed for the first time without a stopover - almost simultaneously by an airplane and the airship R34. The Zeppelin Museum tells the story of this spectacular first flight.

Eliška Bartek and the Belgian Embassy present the highlights of the performing and contemporary arts scene: twelve institutions from Brussels present their programme for 2020.

Heba Y. Amin, © Sebastian Böttcher

HEBA Y. AMIN - FRUIT FROM SATURN | Center for Persecuted Arts

Solingen, 15.11.2019 – 2.2.2020

Heba Y. Amin's solo exhibition addresses the similarities between the past and present in times of crisis, especially as they relate to the nation-state paradigm. With reference to Yvan Goll's eponymous poem, the artist critiques the use of technologies for hegemonic power.

Marta Hoepffner Selbstbildnis, 1935 © Estate Marta Hoepffner

PATHS INTO ABSTRACTION | Marta Hoepffner and Willi Baumeister | Zeppelin Museum

29. November 2019 – 19. April 2020

Marta Hoepffner is regarded as the central representative of experimental photography. Her oeuvre can be discovered in the Zeppelin Museum, which offers a wide insight into her work in a large exhibition of over 50 works. Her works are shown in contrast to the paintings of Willi Baumeister.

Thomas Wrede Islands, 2008 C-Print, 120 x 95 cm, Edition: 7 © Thomas Wrede, VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2019 / Courtesy the artist


11. Januar – 26. April 2020

Exploring the dividing line between the real and the artificial as well as truth and deception, questioning our perceptions, and challenging our habit of seeing are all central to the approaches used by artists in this exhibition.

Art Düsseldorf 2018 Tony Cragg © Sebastian Drüen


15. – 17. November 2019

At Art Düsseldorf 2019 around ninety established and young, re-gional and international galleries will present contemporary art in the halls of the Areal Böhler former steelworks in Düsseldorf. Art Düsseldorf is a unique regional art fair with international reach.

Albert Henning, „Parkplatz“ vor dem Arbeitsamt in der Gerberstraße, Leipzig, 1932 © Erbengemeinschaft Edita und Albert Hennig

UNBEKANNTE MODERNE | Brandenburgisches Landesmuseum für moderne Kunst

26. Oktober 2019 – 12. Januar 2020

Ästhetische und gesellschaftliche Utopien in Malerei, Fotografie, Druckgrafik und Design der 1920er- und 1930er-Jahre | Fünf Komplementärausstellungen

Eröffnung Langen Foundation, Park Seo-Bo | Minjung Kim, Foto: Sebastian Drüen, © Langen Foundation

PARK SEO-BO | MINJUNG KIM | Langen Foundation

29. September 2019 – 29. März 2020

Minjung Kim and Park Seo-Bo are regarded as highly influential figures in Korean contemporary art, both artists initiate a dialogue between the traditions of Asian culture and Western Art. The exhibition takes place throughout the Tadao Ando-designed museum.

Melanie Machot, Snowdance, Video Still © Melanie Machot


02. Oktober 2019 – 25. Januar 2020 | INN SITU, Stadtforum 1, 6020 Innsbruck

The photographer and video artist Melanie Manchot lets the snow groomers dance. In the video "Snowdance", eight snow groomers perform a choreography on the snow-covered mountain slopes. The result is presented for the first time in the exhibition "Montainworks (Montafon)" in Innsbruck.

Lu Yang, Delusional Mandala, 2015 (still), Multichannel color video installation, with sound, dimensions variable © Lu Yang & Société

Micro Era. Media Arts from China

05. September 2019 – 26. Januar 2020 | KULTURFORUM BERLIN, Sonderausstellung

Initiated by GeKA e.V. in close collaboration with the Nationalgalerie, the special exhibition „Micro era. Media Arts from China“ at the Kulturforum in Berlin will showcase media arts from the Chinese artists Cao Fei (*1978), Lu Yang (*1984), Fang Di (*1987) and Zhang Peili (*1957).

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


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

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.