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Photo © gezett.de

etc is poetry.
Poesie, Poetik, Positionen

25 – 26 Oct 2019

Lecture and Discussions

The poetry boom continues as a plethora of voices. What has changed aesthetically in recent decades? What is or can a poem be? How is the book market really doing? What is or can a poem be? What does the “performative change” mean? Michael Lentz's lecture on the charged relationship between text and voice will open the event. Poets discuss their poems and poetologies in tandem. In German. The Poetry Night on Saturday will provide musical accompaniment.

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Harpsichord by Rebinguet-Sudre. Photo: David Schou, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=63221831
Harpsichord by Rebinguet-Sudre. Photo: David Schou, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=63221831

Harpsichord and Other Keys
25 – 26 Oct 2019

Concerts

In the 1970s and 80s, György Ligeti, Iannis Xenakis and Luc Ferrari composed breathtaking works for the harpsichord. In dialogue with selected works for piano or accordion and electronics by Younghi Pagh-Paan, Iris ter Schiphorst, Samir Odeh-Tamimi et al., performed by outstanding musicians such as Christoph Grund and Claudia Pérez Iñesta and Alexandros Giovanos, a polyphonic programme has been designed that spans from the 1970s to the 21st century on two evenings.

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Thomas Florschuetz, Ohne Titel (Palast) 39, 2006 © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2019
Thomas Florschuetz, Ohne Titel (Palast) 39, 2006 © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2019

Thomas Florschuetz.
Zwischenzeit

24 Aug – 3 Nov 2019

Exhibition

The photographer Thomas Florschuetz has dedicated himself to the fragmentary image of the snapshot, which oscillates between abstraction and concretion. A selection of large and small-format works at the Kurt Tucholsky Literaturmuseum at Rheinsberg Palace demonstrates how deep and multi-layered his photography can be and the limits of abstraction he exceeds.

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Akademie der Künste at Hanseatenweg. Photo © Erik-Jan Ouwerkerk
Akademie der Künste at Hanseatenweg. Photo © Erik-Jan Ouwerkerk

The Akademie der Künste in Berlin is one of the oldest cultural institutes in Europe. It is an international community of artists that currently totals 424 members in its six Sections (Visual Arts, Architecture, Music, Literature, Performing Arts, Film and Media Arts). The Akademie is an exhibition and event location. A key component of the Akademie are its archives, which collectively form one of the most important interdisciplinary archives on 20th century art.

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Photo: Records from the Prussian Academy of Arts © Erik-Jan Ouwerkerk, 2016
Photo: Records from the Prussian Academy of Arts © Erik-Jan Ouwerkerk, 2016

The Archives at the Akademie der Künste may be used free of charge for scholarly, private, or press research. Since December 2015, the Archives Database offers a regularly updated online digital research tool. The database contains information on all of the collections in the Archives, which comprise around 1,020,000 archival materials as well as approximately 462,000 analogue and digital copies of archival materials.

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Brecht-Weigel Museum. Photo: Erik-Jan Ouwerkerk
Brecht-Weigel Museum. Photo: Erik-Jan Ouwerkerk

Bertolt Brecht's study, Helene Weigel's conservatory, Anna Seghers' "crow's nest" – regular tours offer visitors a fascinating insight into the homes and studies of the writer Anna Seghers, actress and theatre director Helene Weigel and the writer Bertolt Brecht. The Brecht-Weigel Museum in Berlin-Mitte and the Anna Seghers Museum in Berlin-Adlershof are both part of the Akademie der Künste. No advance booking required.

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Heidi Specogna. Photo © Judith Affolter
Sunday, 20 Oct
Award Ceremony

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

Konrad-Wolf-Preis 2019. Heidi Specogna

Swiss documentary filmmaker Heidi Specogna shoots at locations where news no longer travels: on refugee routes in Latin America, in war zones such as Darfur and The Congo, in remote villages, where yesterday’s dead still lie in the streets. “To travel in these countries and expose oneself to the stresses, strains and dangers, requires enormous courage from her and her team”, the jury recognised in their statement on the Konrad Wolf Prize. Laudatory address: Helke Sander. In German.

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Nanako Nakajima. Photo © Kanno Kento
Tuesday, 22 Oct
Lecture

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Clubraum

Dance Archive Box Berlin Valeska Gert Visiting Professorship Nanako Nakajima

Nanako Nakajima is a dance scholar and dance dramaturge, and a certified traditional Japanese dance master, Kannae Fujima. As part of her seminar for the Valeska Gert Visiting Professorship, Nanako Nakajima will develop her own Berlin version of the project Dance Archive Box. Among others, the project poses the question of how it is possible to separate a dance from the communal histories of the dance maker. Opening lecture with Nanako Nakajima, Gabriele Brandstetter, Ong Keng Sen and Nele Hertling. In English.

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Volkwin Marg. Photo © Wilfried Dechau
Tuesday, 22 Oct
Lecture and Discussion

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenarsaal

Volkwin Marg und Werner Durth

In the series “On the Duty and the Power of Architecture” architectural historian Werner Durth talks with Volkwin Marg about changes in building culture and architecture's responsibilities. The Hamburg architect Volkwin Marg co-founded gmp with Meinhard von Gerkan in 1965, which developed into one of Germany's most successful, globally active architectural offices. Lecture and discussion in German.

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Photo © gezett.de
Friday, 25 Oct
Lecture and Discussions

6 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenarsaal

etc is poetry. Poetry, Poetics, Positions

The poetry boom continues as a plethora of voices. What has changed aesthetically in recent decades? What is or can a poem be? How is the book market really doing? Michael Lentz's lecture on the charged relationship between text and voice will open the event. Poets discuss their poems and poetologies in tandem. In German.

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Harpsichord by Rebinguet-Sudre. Photo: David Schou, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=63221831
Friday, 25 Oct
Concert

8 pm

Hanseatenweg

Halle 2

Harpsichord and Other Keys

In the 1970s and 80s, György Ligeti, Iannis Xenakis and Luc Ferrari composed breathtaking works for the harpsichord. In dialogue with selected works by Younghi Pagh-Paan, Iris ter Schiphorst, Samir Odeh-Tamimi et al., performed by outstanding musicians such as Christoph Grund and Claudia Pérez Iñesta, a polyphonic programme has been designed that spans from the 1970s to the 21st century on two evenings.

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Photo © gezett.de
Saturday, 26 Oct
Lecture and Discussions

5:30 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenarsaal

etc is poetry. Poetry, Poetics, Positions

The poetry boom continues as a plethora of voices. What has changed aesthetically in recent decades? What is or can a poem be? How is the book market really doing? Poets' talks with Thomas Rosenlöcher, Nora Bossong. Discussion: Michael Braun, Michael Lentz, Daniela Seel, Insa Wilke. In German. From 8 pm: Poetry Night with musical accompaniment.

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Harpsichord by Rebinguet-Sudre. Photo: David Schou, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=63221831
Saturday, 26 Oct
Concert

8 pm

Hanseatenweg

Halle 2

Harpsichord and Other Keys

In the 1970s and 80s, György Ligeti, Iannis Xenakis and Luc Ferrari composed breathtaking works for the harpsichord. On two evenings a polyphonic programme has been designed that spans from the 1970s to the 21st century. Works by Iris ter Schiphorst, Anahita Abbasi, Luc Ferrari, Nicolaus A. Huber, Samir Odeh-Tamimi. Music: Margherita Berlanda, Mahan Esfahani, Christoph Grund.

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