And Berlin Will Always Need You
Art, Craft and Concept Made in Berlin
22 March to 16 June 2019
And Berlin Will Always Need You sheds light on the contemporary art scene in Berlin. The thematic framework is the Gropius Bau itself, which opened in 1881 as the first Museum of Decorative Arts in Germany and established itself as a teaching, production and exhibition venue.
They Died Laughing
6 June to 22 September 2019
Bani Abidi is known for her distinctive filmmaking aesthetic, which derives from the dark absurdities of everyday life. Opening in June, her solo exhibition They Died Laughing will bring together moving image and print-based works spanning over a decade.
Garden of Earthly Delights
26 July to 1 December 2019
Garden of Earthly Delights provides a space for inspiration and critical reflection. In this large-scale group exhibition, artists including Pipilotti Rist, Rashid Johnson, Maria Thereza Alves, Uriel Orlow, Jumana Manna, Taro Shinoda and Heather Phillipson interpret the motif of the garden as a metaphor for the state of the world and as a poetic expression to explore the complexities of our increasingly precarious world.
4 September 2019 to 12 January 2020
Following her year as part of Gropius Bau’s In House: Artist in Residence programme, Wu Tsang’s solo exhibition opens in September. The exhibition presents a selection of existing moving-image works alongside a new film.
Walking Through Walls
12 September 2019 to 12 January 2020
The thematic exhibition Walking Through Walls presents a contemporary panorama of the artistic responses made to the detrimental effects of human-made barriers, divisions and walls, showcasing works by Jose Dávila, Mona Hatoum, Nadia Kaabi-Linke, Christian Odzuck, Anri Sala, Regina Silveira, alongside many others.