Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Fase, Four Movements to the Music of Steve Reich, 2018. Photo © Anne Van Aerschot
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Fase, Four Movements to the Music of Steve Reich, 2018. Photo © Anne Van Aerschot

The piece choreographed by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker is one of the key works regarding the connection between dance and music and was performed 290 times worldwide. In 2018, the choreographer passed Fase on to two young dancers, thereby addressing questions pertaining to dance heritage as an example. The performance on 24 Aug is followed by a talk with Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and Gabriele Brandstetter. Performance on 26 Aug with an introduction by Franz Anton Cramer.

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What the Body Remembers. Dance Heritage Today
24 Aug – 21 Sep 2019

Exhibition, Performances, Discourse

A look at the dance scenes of the 20th century shows how new body images, choreographic concepts and perception levels have evolved since the beginning of the century. With a programme series of more than 20 current dance productions, discussions and an exhibition the Akademie der Künste is set to become a research platform of dance heritage. The programme focuses on questions concerned with passing on knowledge of choreography and dance between generations.

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Mary Wigman, Hexentanz, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Mary Wigman Archive. Photo © Charlotte Rudolph, VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2019
Mary Wigman, Hexentanz, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Mary Wigman Archive. Photo © Charlotte Rudolph, VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2019

The Century of Dance
25 Aug – 21 Sept 2019

Exhibition

Dance archives in Cologne, Leipzig, Bremen and Berlin are showing unique centrepieces from their collections in a joint exhibition for the first time. Selected documents of Modern German Dance are placed into the context of a worldwide, international dance scene, which through projections of a hundred iconic photographs and film clips present themselves as a dynamic force field of body images and motion inventions in dialogue with the original objects. Exhibition opening: 24 Aug, 6 pm. 

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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. Exhibition opening: 24 Aug, 11 am with Eugen Blume, Peter Böthig and Anke Hervol.

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Akademie der Künste at Hanseatenweg. Photo © Kai Bienert
Akademie der Künste at Hanseatenweg. Photo © Kai Bienert

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 428 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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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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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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Thomas Florschuetz, Ohne Titel (Palast) 39, 2006 © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2019
Saturday, 24 Aug
Exhibition Opening

11 am

Kurt Tucholsky Literaturmuseum
Mühlenstr. 1
16831 Rheinsberg

Thomas Florschuetz. Zwischenzeit

The photographer Thomas Florschuetz has dedicated himself to the fragmentary image of the snapshot. The Kurt Tucholsky Literaturmuseum shows a selection of his works. There are images to see, which emphasise the fragmentary glance and making difference and loss tangible at the same moment in the transition from seeing to showing. Exhibition Opening with Eugen Blume, Peter Böthig and Anke Hervol. In German.

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Valeska Gert, Japanische Groteske. Valeska Gert Archive at the Akademie der Künste, Berlin. Photographer unknown
Saturday, 24 Aug
Exhibition Opening

6 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studiofoyer

What the Body Remembers. Dance Heritage Today The Century of Dance

Dance archives in Cologne, Leipzig, Bremen and Berlin are showing unique centrepieces from their collections in a joint exhibition for the first time. Selected documents of Modern German Dance are placed into the context of a worldwide, international dance scene, which through projections of a hundred iconic photographs and film clips present themselves as a dynamic force field of body images and motion inventions in dialogue with the original objects. In German.

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Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Fase, Four Movements to the Music of Steve Reich, 2018. Photo © Anne Van Aerschot
Saturday, 24 Aug
Dance

8 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

What the Body Remembers. Dance Heritage Today Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker / Rosas: Fase, Four Movements to the Music of Steve Reich

The piece choreographed by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker is one of the key works overall regarding the connection between dance and music and was performed 290 times worldwide. In 2018, the choreographer passed Fase on to two young dancers, thereby addressing questions pertaining to dance heritage as an example. Dance followed by talk with Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Gabriele Brandstetter. Talk in English.

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Fase, Four Movements to the Music of Steve Reich, 1982. A choreography by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker. Photo © Jean Luc Tanghe
Sunday, 25 Aug
Book Presentation

5 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studiofoyer

What the Body Remembers. Dance Heritage Today The Century of Dance

A reader with 100 selected positions of modern and contemporary dance has been published by Alexanderverlag for the exhibition “The Century of Dance”. Photographs and statements create a type of “imaginary manifesto” for the invention of a new art form describing the artistic and societal new beginnings within the 20th century dance scene. Book presentation with Madeline Ritter and Johannes Odenthal. In German.

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Fase, Four Movements to the Music of Steve Reich, 1982. A choreography by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker. Photo © Jean Luc Tanghe
Sunday, 25 Aug
Discussion

6 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studiofoyer

What the Body Remembers. Dance Heritage Today YES/NO, Manifestos on Dance

“No to Spectacle” is the first sentence in Yvonne Rainer's No Manifesto, probably the best-known manifesto on the art of contemporary dance from 1965. It is the starting point of a discussion with dance studies specialists Gabriele Brandstetter, Katja Schneider, Sabine Huschka and Isa Wortelkamp about how manifestoes were able to affect the performing arts after 1945. In German.

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Mirjam Sögner, Dancer of the Future. Photo © Fabian Uitz
Sunday, 25 Aug
Dance

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Halle 2

What the Body Remembers. Dance Heritage Today Mirjam Sögner: Dancer of the Future

Photographs of Isadora Duncan form the starting point for this series of body treatments. The natural and harmonic flow of movement Duncan discussed in her manifest The Dance of the Future is not reconstructed; instead, its queer potential is examined in a techno-driven dance.

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Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Fase, Four Movements to the Music of Steve Reich, 2018. Photo © Anne Van Aerschot
Sunday, 25 Aug
Dance

8 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

What the Body Remembers. Dance Heritage Today Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker / Rosas: Fase, Four Movements to the Music of Steve Reich

Fase, Four Movements to the Music of Steve Reich is the second piece choreographed by the Flemish dancer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker. It is one of the key works overall regarding the connection between dance and music and was performed 290 times worldwide. In 2018, the choreographer passed Fase on to two young dancers, thereby addressing questions pertaining to dance heritage as an example.

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