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Friends with Books 2017 Foto: Thomas Bruns, 2017 Courtesy: Friends with Books Berlin

FRIENDS WITH BOOKS: ART BOOK FAIR BERLIN 2018

Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin (Rieckhallen)

Friends with Books: Art Book Fair Berlin features 200+ international artists and art publishers and their art and art books, accompanied by public programmes including lectures, book presentations, panel discussions, performances and art installations . The fair is free and open to the public.

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Ida Pimenoff Untitled (Door), from the series A Shadow at the Edge of Every Moment of the Day 2010, C-print © Ida Pimenoff / Courtesy Kehrer Galerie

On Disappearance and Appearance — The Ephemeral in Photography

Alfred Ehrhardt Stiftung | Auguststr. 75 | 10117 Berlin | 30. Juni - 9. September 2018

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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.

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GLOBAL DESIRE II, AM FALSCHEN ORT, 2017 Digitaldruck auf Vliesrückenpapier/ Digital print on non-woven paper 252 x 360 cm

Sieverding – Palermo

Haus der Kunst | Cantieri Culturali Alla Zisa, Via Paolo Gili, 90135 Palermo | 16.06. - 04.11.2018

Urban development, public spaces, migration and integration are the key themes of this year's Manifesta in Palermo. Themes that Katharina Sieverding has also grappled with. Political statements in large format have become her trademark. 14 works can be seen in Palermo for the first time.

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Jan Brockhaus, Sicht: Schloss Lieberose, 2017 © photographer

XXIV. ROHKUNSTBAU: Achtung – Mind the Gap

Schloss Lieberose | Schlosshof 3 | 15868 Lieberose | 30.06. - 09.09.2018

XXIV. ROHKUNSTBAU brings sociopolitical and cultural cleavages into view. Curator Mark Gisbourne has invited international artists to look into ways of developing artistic positions beyond the one-sided, the “modern”, and the questionable understanding of “tradition” that prevails.

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Design: Nejc Prah

FOTOPUB 2018

Novo Mesto | Slovenia | 30 July – 4 August

Since its reconceptualization in 2014, Fotopub – a Slovenian festival led by young artists and curators – has become an established international platform that promotes, stimulates, and develops the freshest artistic activity across contemporary arts and cultures.

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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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Kimsooja, A Needle Woman - Kitakyushu, 1999 © Kimsooja and KEWENIG, Berlin

POLYPHON - Artistic positions in the Viehof Collection

Langen Foundation | Raketenstation Hombroich 1, 41472 Neuss | 15.04. - 19.08.2018

The exhibition POLYPHON brings together works by six artists represented in the Viehof Collection: Thomas Houseago, Kimsooja, Danh Vo, Marijke van Warmerdam, Corinne Wasmuht, and David Zink Yi.

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Mladen Stilinović, An Artist Who Cannot Speak English Is No Artist, 1992, Acryl auf künstlicher Seide, 140 x 430 cm © Mladen Stilinovic's Estate, Zagreb, Foto: Boris Cvjetanović

Hello World. Revising a Collection

Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart | Invalidenstraße 50-51, 10557 Berlin | 28.04.– 26.08.2018

"Hello World. Revising a Collection" is a critical inquiry into the collection of the Nationalgalerie and its predominantly Western focus

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Illustration einer Berlin-Karte (Ausschnitt) © Theresa Grieben

Märkisches Museum | Berlin

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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Luftschiffbau Zeppelin GmbH, Abteilung Do, CL.I, Rumpf,1917 © Zeppelin Museum

Zeppelin Museum Friedrichshafen (Innovationen! Zukunft als Ziel)

Zeppelin Museum Friedrichshafen | Seestraße 22 | 88045 Friedrichshafen | 18.05. - 04.11.18

RuhrKunstMuseen | North Rhine-Westphalia

Ruhrkunstmuseen | Nordrhein-Westphalen | Mai - Sep 2018

17 museums - 17 cities - over 100 artistic positions - one topic: On occasion of its ten year anniversary and the end of coal mining in Germany the RuhrKunstMuseen are showing a special exhibition revolving all around art and coal.

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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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Heinz Mack | Untitled, inspired by Goethe | 1991| Copyright: VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017

ACTS OF LIGHT. MACK & GOETHE

Goethe Museum | Jacobistraße 2, 40211 Düsseldorf | 04.03.-30.09.2018

The Goethe-Museum Düsseldorf explores the relationship between the work of Heinz Mack and the ideas and thinking of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Light and color and their interactions are central themes in the works of painter and sculptor Heinz Mack. Goethe also studied these phenomena.

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Maija Luutonen, Installation view, Maija Luutonen: Soon 19.11.-18.12.2016, SIC, Helsinki, Photo: SIC

Kiasma Commission by Kordelin: Maija Luutonen

Kiasma | Mannerheiminaukio 2, 00100 Helsinki, Finland | 09.02.-29.7.2018

Kiasma Commission by Kordelin is a new Finnish concept for promoting and producing contemporary art. Centring around the production of one project every year, the concept aims to provide international exposure for one selected Finnish artist. The project is funded by the Alfred Kordelin Foundation.

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

INTERNATIONAL LIGHT ART AWARD 2019

Centre for International Light Art Unna | Lindenplatz 1 | 59423 Unna Germany

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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Visual Perspektive © Perspektive Bureau des arts platiques

PERSPEKTIVE 2018 - 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