Akinbode Akinbiyi: Six Songs, Swirling Gracefully in the Taut Air
7 February to 17 May 2020
The photography exhibition Six Songs, Swirling Gracefully in the Taut Air brings together works from various long-term series composed by Berlin-based Nigerian photographer Akinbode Akinbiyi, who has captured intimate scenes and communal life in cities such as Lagos, Berlin, Johannesburg, Bamako and Chicago, among many other locations.
Lee Mingwei’s artistic practice is primarily concerned with rituals of giving and receiving. The Gropius Bau will present a solo exhibition by the artist, showing his installations and performances from the last three decades. Central to the exhibition is an exploration of art’s potential to be a transformative gift.
Painting from the USA and the USSR 1960–1990. Ludwig Collection 25 April to 6 September 2020
In the year marking the 30th anniversary of German reunification, the Gropius Bau will host a group exhibition uniting paintings created during the Cold War in both centres of global political power, including works by Andy Warhol, Il’ja Kabakov, Jackson Pollock, Helen Frankenthaler and Erik Bulatov.
HEIMAT ist nicht immer die Antwort. Was haben Migrant*innen und Ostdeutsche gemeinsam? A talk in the Palast der Republik thirteen years after its dissapearance with Naika Foroutan, Thomas Krüger uand Thomas Oberender Now available at Haus der Berliner Festspiele!