The first digital edition of MaerzMusik – Festival for Time Issues has now been completed successfully. If you missed any of the live streams or would like to see or hear any highlights of the festival again, go to MaerzMusik on Demand. The concerts, discussions and videos produced for the festival will continue to be available here for some time. The next edition of MaerzMusik – Festival for Time Issues will be held from 18 to 27 March 2022.
Playing with reality: in his video essay, Arne Vogelgesang looks at the history of and background to QAnon and considers the elements that have contributed to the rapid spread of this conspiracy theory.
At the heart of Hella Jongerius’s artistic practice is the connection between industry and craft as well as traditional knowledge and technology. In spring 2021, the Gropius Bau will present a solo exhibition devoted to the artist and designer that will continue to develop over the course of time.
As In House: Artist in Residence 2020, the artist and theoretician Zheng Bo embarked on the question of how plants practice politics. In 2021, his exhibition Wanwu Council 萬物社 will expand upon themes that Zheng Bo worked on during his one-year residency at the Gropius Bau.
All year round, Berliner Festspiele host a multitude of festivals, exhibitions and individual events.
Edition No. 30
Artist Robert Crumb drew upon the visionary spiritual experiences of writer Philip K. Dick in his cartoon story from 1986. We present the German version.
General Refurbishment of Haus der Berliner Festspiele
For the Haus der Berliner Festspiele, the penultimate phase of technical and energy-related general refurbishments, which began in 2010, started in June 2020 and is expected to be completed in February 2022.
We have been following EMAS guidelines for sustainable environmental performance since 2013. Find out more about our goals and the measures that we have already taken on the website of our umbrella organisation.
Statement by the “Initiative GG 5.3 Weltoffenheit”
As representatives of public cultural and research institutions in Germany, we share a mandate from the state to promote arts and culture, historical research and democratic education and to make these accessible to the general public. Toward this end, we rely on a public sphere that welcomes controversial debates in accordance with the norms of the German constitution. At the center of our initiative lies a common struggle against antisemitism, racism, right-wing extremism and any form of violent religious fundamentalism.