Past

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    D’EST Screening: Chapter #6 | Haus 22, Campus for Democracy, Berlin

    15/12/2018

    On December 15, 2018 we cordially invite you to D’EST's last screening chapter launch for this year: ReTopia....

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    Revolt She Said

    15/09/2018 — 06/12/2018

    The lecture performance, lecture, film screening, conversation, workshop, and walk, invite all participants of the project to actively take part in creating new narratives of 68....

  • Environment, in the expanded sense

    05/12/2018

    A conversation about the environmental movement of the GDR, about Western and Eastern waste (materials, languages, ideologies), (radio)active landscapes and histories ...

  • District hosts: CHOROS VI

    28/11/2018 — 30/11/2018

    Choros VI is a choreographic installation by the artist Moritz Majce and the writer Sandra Man. Objects, images, text, and the movements of a group of six performers form a landscape. ...

  • I want nobody to find no trace that would prove our existence

    26/11/2018 — 26/11/2018

    Conversations and archive readings about oppression and resistance in and in between different political systems, about queer subjectivities and anti-colonial struggles, their alliances, and im/possibilities. ...

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    School Without Center *Moscow

    01/09/2018 — 25/11/2018

    a nomadic platform for learning and unlearning together. knowledge from below. self-education. political imagination. pedagogies of freedom, kinship and change....

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    D’EST Screening: Chapter #5 | Pawilon, Poznań

    24/11/2018

    On Saturday November 24, 2018, D’EST screening chapter #5 We Are Family will be launched by their curators Nataša Ilić and Jelena Vesić in conversation with respondents and audiences from Poznań. ...

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    manYdancing the digital ornament

    10/11/2018 — 11/11/2018

    manYdancing the digital ornament aims to reflect on what it means to form a collective body today, to activate and produce body knowledge through dance-like movement....

  • We Call It Love: An Oppositional Screening

    13/09/2018 — 27/10/2018

    Karina Griffith followed the traces of Black and PoC filmmakers* in German film archives to expand the genealogies of Black-Authored Cinema in Germany. At the same time, she examines the decolonial role of the moving image. ...

  • Deaf Stress Factor: Hearing Ignorance

    27/10/2018

    We are engaging with conflicts within and beyond the Deaf Community....

  • Mad Vibrations

    20/10/2018

    With an opening and ending meditation, conceived by Negarra A. Kudumu Mad Vibrations: A Humming Ritual for Untrustworthy Narrators side-steps the cruelty of colonial modernity, and focuses on the radical, renegade voices of decolonial struggles who demand different realities for themselves....

  • Conversation

    20/10/2018 — 20/10/2018

    We are aware that very serious claims have been ciculating on social media in relation to the cancellation of the workshop series Dada is black, duh! by niv Acosta and Fannie Sosa. We do not recognize our practices or the recent interactions ...

  • Sexual Self-determination and Anti-colonial (Liberation) Movements

    18/10/2018

    In this workshop, through historical materials from newspapers, publications, and other ephemera, a mapping of the discourse of the relationship between sexual self-determination and anti-colonial (liberation) movements at that time will be created....

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    D’EST Screening: Kapitel #3 & #4 | MMOMA Moscow

    06/10/2018 — 07/10/2018

    This autumn School Without Center *Moscow hosts D’EST in the exhibition at the Moscow Museum of Modern Art....

  • Talking Blues

    22/09/2018

    Lecture Performance with Dr. Natasha A. Kelly (Curator, Author and Scholar), Dr. Corina S. Kwami (Artist) and Kelvin Sholar (Musician)...

  • Uncracking the Archive

    15/09/2018

    Talk with Karina Griffith (Artist, Curator and Filmmaker), Nathalie Mba Bikoro (Artist, Curator) und Dr. Natasha A. Kelly (Curator, Author, Scholar)...

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    Practical Encounters

    24/08/2018

    You know next to nothing about feminist activities or histories and queer cultures in Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand? ...

  • Practices of Radical Health Care

    16/06/2018 — 29/07/2018

    Practices of radical health care – materials of the health movement is an artistic research about the health movement of West-Berlin....

  • Lieber krankfeiern als gesund schuften

    14/07/2018

    Together with protagonists of the health movement and contemporary activists,  we would like to explore the health movement’s strategies, forms of organisation and fields of action in view of its relevance today....

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    D’EST Screening: Chapter #1 & #2 | Filmwerkstatt Düsseldorf

    30/06/2018

    On June 30th, we will present the first two screening chapters of the online video art platform D’EST. A Multi-Curatorial Online Platform for Video Art from the Former ‘East’ and ‘West’ at Filmwerkstatt Düsseldorf in collaboration with the Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen....

  • Workshop on vaginal self-examinations

    23/06/2018

    The workshop offers the possibility to conduct a vaginal self-examination....

  • Would you support me?

    22/06/2018

    This workshop offers an introduction to basic concepts and methods of Radical Therapy and the process of F.O.R.T. sessions....

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    KLIRRRRR festival – queer cultures of conflict

    15/06/2018 — 16/06/2018

    KLIRRRRR festival means: music, videos, workshops, discussions, exhibition contributions, and performances by artists and activists who suggest inspiring means of dealing with current conflicts....

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    Decolonizing 68: Soul!

    01/06/2018 — 03/06/2018

    Open Television & Queer Black TV Aymar Jean Christian & Karina Griffith As 2018 marks the fiftieth anniversary of 1968,...

  • I was told I chop wood like a ballet dancer

    30/04/2018

    I was told I chop wood like a ballet dancer ist eine Werkreihe, die aus kollektiver Anstrengung erwächst. Bei District findet IwtIcwlabd als Konzert in Form einer Performance und in einer Installation statt....

  • Producing Roma Feminist Art

    21/04/2018

    Producing Roma Feminist Art. Präsentation von Margaret Tali and nachfolgendes Künstlerinnengespräch von Mihaela Drăgan im Rahmen des D'EST Curatorial Summit ...

  • A Body is an Archive

    20/04/2018

    A Body is an Archive. Künstlergespräch mit Karol Radziszewski und anschließende Konversation mit der Kuratorin Zofia nierodzińska im Rahmen des D'EST Curatorial Summit ...

  • Night Sweats

    07/04/2018 — 08/04/2018

    DIT-Dampfbad-Architektur und Ritual Eine zweitägige Werkstatt von und für Quere Frauen*, Trans und nicht-binäre Menschen von 18 bis 27 Jahren (ungefähr) ...

  • Studio Talk with Karina Griffith and Joseph N. Clarke

    03/04/2018

    In the studio talk Karina Griffith, District Studio Grant holder 2018, gives insight into her artistic practice as well as into her research on Black German film production around 1968....

  • THE ISLAND OF PERPETUAL TICKLING

    25/03/2018

    Performance by Vika Kirchenbauer Performers: Ashkan Sepahvand, Max Göran, Vika Kirchenbauer ...

  • SISTER STONES AND BLOCKS OF ANGER

    13/02/2018

    SISTER STONES AND BLOCKS OF ANGER. Queer Petrographies is a collective artistic inquiry into diasporic stones in Berlin and the histories and ecologies they are part of....

  • Secret languages // (de-)base languages

    07/02/2018 — 09/02/2018

    Employing artistic means ranging from video and performance to storytelling and improvisation, the workshop invites its participants to play with language(s)....

  • Laura McLardy: Line of Least Resistance

    29/08/2014 — 31/12/2017

    With Laura McLardy’s Line of Least Resistance, District presents the eighth project of its AAArchitecture series at NEXT, a building by architect Jürgen Sawade from 1994, which is now part of the Malzfabrik ensemble....

  • The Many-Headed Hydra: Imagination, Speculation, Dissolution of Space and Time

    22/01/2016 — 31/12/2017

    Sea Body Infrastructure Image Magazine #01, Summer 2016 14 August 2016 – 31 December 2018 169 x 239 mm, Softcover...

  • Friederike Hamann: Constellation I and II

    06/03/2014 — 31/12/2017

    Friederike Hamanns Installation Konstellation I und II, the sixth project in the series AAArchitecture, has been developed fort he second floor of NEXT, a building by architect Jürgen Sawade from 1994 which is now part of the Malzfabrik ensemble....

  • Luis Berríos-Negrón: Nonsphere XIV

    12/06/2014 — 31/12/2017

    Nonsphere XIV by Luis Berríos-Negrón is the seventh project in the series ArtAndArchitecture and has been developed for the staircase of NEXT, a building by architect Jürgen Sawade from 1994, which is now part of the Malzfabrik ensemble....

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    WHEN THE SEA LOOKS BACK. A Serpent’s Tale / Berlin

    19/10/2017 — 16/12/2017

    For Part 2 at District Berlin the body of WHEN THE SEA LOOKS BACK. A Serpent's Tale travels and grows several new heads to speak from the belly of the Hydra to the Berlin context....

  • Muttererde

    14/12/2017

    My Mother’s Land / Müttererde calls for femme forms of ancestral history in the face of the often interrupted historical knowledge of the African diaspora in Europe and elsewhere....

  • STREITBAUTEN

    09/12/2017

    STREITBAUTEN is a participatory art and architecture project aimed at young people between the ages of 12-27. In cooperation with the intercultural meeting place Fresh 30 and Rückert-Gymnasium, the workshop series investigates, builds and uses architectures as social forms. ...

  • Workshop: Anti-Preuß*

    06/12/2017

    The workshop is an invitation to think together, to talk and share ugly materials and empowering Anti*Preuß tactics....

  • MC Baustelle goes Radio

    03/12/2017

    5 November 2017, 7.30-8.30 pm - MC Baustelle I: Arbeitstitel/ Working Title 3 December 2017 , 7.30-8.30 pm - MC Baustelle II: Klassen Sprechen/ Speaking Class...

  • Landráð II: Unearthing

    18/11/2017

    As part of the exhibition WHEN THE SEA LOOKS BACK (A Serpent’s Tale), Bryndis Björnsdóttir presents a hybrid version of Mountain Woman that gives an outdoorsy pillow talk in the sand, bringing to the front a mesh of ecosystems while dancing a weird and treasonous flamenco dance....

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    Klassensprachen [Class Languages]

    20/07/2017 — 17/09/2017

    In light of global capitalism’s never-ending crises of representation and the rise of right-wing populism, today we observe a return to the suppressed relations of class – a return that itself comes in many languages....

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    KLASSENSPRACHEN. Closing

    16/09/2017

    A day of talks, discussions, a performance and a party will conclude KLASSENSPRACHEN in Berlin, whose next iteration will open in November at the Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen in Düsseldorf....

  • MC Baustelle: Klassen Sprechen

    14/09/2017

    The participants of the workshop are invited to contribute to the dialogue with their own impressions of the exhibition and their experiences of class, of the realities of work and fluid identification in the field of art....

  • CAMPerVAN

    05/09/2017

    The CAMPerVAN is modified caravan that hosts performances, lectures, workshops and screenings. Inspired by a mass wave of LGBTQ venue closure in London, it can be deployed anywhere in the world to make queer art accessible to everyone. ...

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    WHEN THE SEA LOOKS BACK. A Serpent’s Tale / Nida Art Colony

    16/07/2017 — 27/08/2017

    WHEN THE SEA LOOKS BACK (A Serpent’s Tale) is a polyphonic oracle that takes the form of an exhibition, a series of evocations and a radio magazine curated by The Many Headed Hydra....

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    KLASSENSPRACHEN. debate

    21/07/2017 — 22/07/2017

    The opening weekend was accompanied by a program of artistic and theoretical contributions that charted the contested terrain of class languages and put up for debate its potentialities and problems. ...

  • Freja Bäckman: I was told I chop wood like a ballet dancer

    27/06/2017 — 01/07/2017

    As a physical way of coming together, concentrating on the matter of doing together, a repetitive, exhausting exercise. A meditative situation, a physical activity, possibly a violent action, a resonance piece....

  • Dinner with Nguyen Phuon Linh / Nha San Collective Hanoi and guests

    22/06/2017

    Together with Nguyen Phuon Linh, member of the Hanoi based Nha San Collective, we will welcome guests for a dinner and conversation on Monday May 22 from 7 pm....

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    Sticky Stage

    10/05/2017 — 03/06/2017

    Discoteca Flaming Star present wonderful songs of love, consumption, fervor and feminism. In the performance Sticky Stage the interdisciplinary collective proposes a rehearsal situation within a dystopian landscape mixed with a musical soundtrack. ...

  • Conflict as Method: Unlearning Normative Practices

    28/04/2017 — 05/05/2017

    Exploring scenarios of unlearning nor-mative practices, this workshop collects together and experiments with tools from the realms of art, critical educa-tion, everyday life, and intersectional experiences and theories....

  • Polyphrenic Creatures: Softsonic GG

    11/04/2017 — 14/03/2017

    On three evenings in April District will be hosts Softsonic GG, a Live Audio Drama by the Berlin based collective Polyphrenic Creatures. By connecting ritual and rhythm with borrowings from performance, installation, music, and radio play Softsonic GG takes its guests on a journey....

  • Simone Aughterlony & Jen Rosenblit: Everything Fits In The Room

    19/01/2017 — 22/01/2017

    Inspired by the soviet revolutionary and feminist Alexandra Kollontai (1872–1952) Aughterlony and Rosenblit navigate current forms of feminist politics ­beyond manifestos....

  • Female Identities in the Post-Utopian

    19/01/2017 — 20/01/2017

    The Public Seminar investigates perspectives on the post-socialist transformation as well as on theoretical positions and discourses from art history, art theory, visual culture studies and historical studies....

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    Undisciplinary Learning – Remapping The Aesthetics of Resistance

    08/09/2016 — 19/11/2016

    Undisciplinary Learning takes the novel The Aesthetics of Resistance by Peter Weiss (1916–1982) as an impetus to question current knowledge politics at the intersection of artistic, political, and pedagogical practices....

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    Undisciplinary Learning – City

    08/09/2016 — 19/11/2016

    Undisciplinary Learning: City connects original locations from the book, which are characterized by transformations, traces of political conflicts, or ephemeral encounters, with current emancipatory topographies....

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    Trümmerberg Kilimanjaro

    08/09/2016 — 19/11/2016

    TRÜMMERBERG KILIMANJARO assembles a performative archive that interweaves the urban traces of German colonialism and how it is expressed culturally and economically, as well as the migration context of Berlin’s Tempelhof-Schöneberg district....

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    Schulinsel Scharfenberg // Sorry but here it’s a mess… Empowerment?

    13/11/2016

    The day-long symposium focuses on self-empowering pedagogies, especially from feminist, queer, leftist, anti-racist, and decolonial contexts and renegotiates institutional epicenters of western education and science such as schools, research institutions, or museums....

  • Metazoalein / Gabriel Rossel Santillán

    05/09/2016 — 07/11/2016

    In a three-part workshop, Santillán will enter into a performative exchange with participants. The series will share research from a collaborative, long-term project situated at the intersection of documentation, art, and knowledge production with indigenous, nomadic Mexicans communities....

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    Institut für Sexualwissenschaft

    06/11/2016

    The workshop of the performer and visual artist Julie Carvalho focuses on the rise of queer activism during the Weimar Republic in Berlin, and on the life narratives of queer individuals from this time....

  • Nathalie Mba Bikoro & Anaïs Héraud: Squat Monument

    01/12/2015 — 01/11/2016

    Appropriating monuments, Squat Monument reconstructs memories from the visibility and invisibility of people’s lives in relation to the trajectories of migration over many generations....

  • All Inclusive – A Choreography by Julian Weber

    12/10/2016 — 16/10/2016

    all inclusive explore the paradoxical parallels between the manic culture industry and wholesome, hyper-real holiday resorts. His choreography deconstructs and reflects strategies of image production along with its logistics: practical working processes crash against sensual corporealities....

  • D’EST Prolog

    13/10/2016 — 14/10/2016

    Curated by Xandra Popescu, O’ Mystical East and West presents contemporary works of video art that critically interrogate mythical and phantasmatic images of the “imaginary West” and “East” with a particular focus directed towards gender codes, clichés, and geopolitical stereotypes....

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    Imagination, Speculation, Dissolution of Space and Time

    14/08/2016

    This year District will again take part to the Project Space Festival with an exhibition by Ato Malinda, a performance Bryndís Björnsdóttir and printed contributions by Anna Hallin & Olga Bergmann, Bryndís Björnsdóttir, Hannah Black, Natasha Ginwala, Tinna Grétarsdóttir, Emma Haugh, Suza Husse a.o....

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    Raumschiff Marzahn

    24/08/2015 — 10/08/2016

    Raumschiff (Spaceship) Marzahn is an educational art project with the aim to explore urban spaces of transformation. Focusing on public space as a place for learning and creating narratives, artists and children from Marzahn examine the architecture of large estate Marzahn-Hellersdorf. ...

  • Ana Hoffner: Doubling Past

    09/06/2016 — 31/07/2016

    Doubling Past opens trans-temporalities generating contingencies between transformative breaks and historically unredeemed possibilities of corporeal memory....

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    Act VI: Public Speaking

    21/04/2016 — 27/05/2016

    PUBLIC SPEAKING works with the accumulated tensions between ideas of art for art’s sake and its potential to produce social change. ...

  • Felix Kiessling: Vertikale

    24/04/2016 — 30/04/2016

    Felix: "I’m concerned with who we are and how we move on this planet, what scales we are in and what they mean. Consequently, I’m interested in the interplay between space and us. I use a playful approach to such phenomena, such as in Vertikale."...

  • Maude Matton: Swarm of Selenium (Studio Grant 2016)

    23/03/2016 — 23/04/2016

    A short dystopian sci-fi film about communities of care, militant struggles, dreams and toxic trauma....

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    Julian Weber: constructing ruins (keeping it wet)

    09/03/2016 — 23/03/2016

    This interdisciplinary performance and exhibition project explores the relationship between visual art, dance, and music as a collaborative process. It manifests itself in a setting located between laboratory and workshop, club and stage....

  • Act IV + V: Zines Launch

    25/02/2016

    Accompanied by music and visual movements created by Maria Guggenbichler and Amal Alhaag for the occasion, a set of materials from The feminist health care research group and a group of plants, we launch two fabulous zines into the world: French Kisses & Sick Leave....

  • Hydra Reading Troupe Workshop #01 SPEAKING AS FISHES

    24/01/2016 — 11/02/2016

    As a preliminary surfacing of Emma Haugh and Suza Husse’s The Many-Headed Hydra performance and publication project, this workshop will be a collaged reading of Bryndís Björnsdóttir’s art work Quota Queen (2015) and other texts....

  • Sea Body Infrastructure Image

    09/01/2016 — 24/01/2016

    The symposium SEA BODY INFRASTRUCTURE IMAGE originates in the artistic research project Keep Frozen, an ongoing investigation into coastal cultures, transnational labor relationships and the movement of bodies, machines and commodities....

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    Act V: Sick Leave

    21/11/2015 — 28/12/2015

    The health care research group's aim is to develop independent and feminist perspectives on the broad field of health, on wellbeing, our bodies, disease and care. With Sick Leave they would like to explore thinking and speaking through illness as a form of producing and sharing knowledge. ...

  • Transformellae ikeae – Constructing The Bio-Techno ReproTribe

    14/11/2015 — 22/12/2015

    The ReproReality Hack Lab is a series of workshops initiated by the research avatara Transformella and the curator Suza Husse to collectively fathom queer-futurist reproduction scenarios. ...

  • Héraud & Mba Bikoro: Squat Monument − ¿Integration?

    19/12/2015

    The theatre laboratory session invites various Berlin-based women’s groups (working on social development and arts education within diverse communities) for an aesthetic experience facilitated by BÁRBARA SANTOS. The public event will bring together an evening open to the public with its results....

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    Johannes Paul Raether: Transformellae ikeae – Constructing The Bio-Techno ReproTribe

    15/10/2015 — 12/12/2015

    At the center of the exhibition, event, and performances is the character Transformella, Surrogate Mother of the Institute for Reproductive Futures. She is one of the multiple fictive identities and hysterical-subversive drag characters that Systema identitekturae has cyclically developed since 2009...

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    Julian Weber: constructing ruins

    10/11/2015 — 11/11/2015

    In dialogue with musician Tarren Johnson, Julian Weber's constructing ruins interlaces sculpture & dance, exhibition display and stage. The different materialities, animacies and temporalities of the structures and bodies present create resonances which question the intangibility of the surroundings...

  • We Want To Have A Technobaby

    07/11/2015 — 08/11/2015

    embark on a journey into the future /// become a member of the repro-revolutionary tribe & put new life-forms between bio- and techno-beings to a test /// connect your experience to the ideas of the russian avantgarde & the exhibition 's artworks /// make short films with your cell phone's camera...

  • Anaïs Héraud: Ritournelle Series

    06/11/2015

    How can a word create a space? How can a song be embodied?...

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    Act IV: French Kisses – On Tips of Tongues, and Feelings as Taste

    17/09/2015 — 20/09/2015

    With FRENCH KISSES, curator Amal Alhaag and artist Maria Guggenbichler initiate a series of encounters with the aim to develop an understanding of taste which stems not from separateness, social distance or distinction, but from tasting as touching, being in touch, being touched and affected....

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    THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION HAS PASSED

    24/08/2015

    Trespassing the limitations, closedness and invisibility of selection procedures towards moments of critical, solidary communality, District launches a new cycle of evenings dedicated to artists who unsuccessfully applied for the Studio Grant Program for Women Artists. ...

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    Berlin Art Prize 2015

    12/06/2015 — 04/07/2015

    The Berlin Art Prize is an independent award annually honoring contemporary art from Berlin. Its aim is to support and connect the city’s artists. This time hosted by District on 12 June 2015, the Berlin Art Prize was bestowed for the third time. ...

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    Act III: Breaking the News – Dynamics of the Commentary in the Curatorial

    20/06/2015 — 04/07/2015

    Commentary clarifies, validates, and argues from a subjective position. As an instrument of opinion-making it serves to question existing discourses on truth. In this sense, it represents a form of political, social, and economic critic that reveals and problematizes power mechanisms....

  • Future History Museum: Pioniere von Marzahn

    29/04/2015 — 19/06/2015

    A constellation of texts, videos, drawings, sound recordings, surveys, banners and notations that have arisen from the artistic-performative engagement with Marzahn’s socialist past undertaken by the art and educational initiative Pioneers of Marzahn....

  • Satellite Affects and Other Lines of Flight

    24/04/2015 — 06/06/2015

    Presenting the works of the 8 artists and the artist collective, who since 2010 participated in our Studio Grant program, the satellite serves to link aesthetic border transgressions, nomadic temporalities, unleashed conceptions of space & resistant politics of the peripheral along an erratic orbit....

  • Satellite Talks and Visions

    05/05/2015 — 17/05/2015

    Bringing together artists Katharina von Dolffs, Klara Hobza, Jeronimo Voss as well as the artist collective Cooltūristės under the star dome of Planetarium at Insulaner to explore the artistic imaginations of the universe as well as social and aesthetic visions linked to outer spaces....

  • Pulsar Nebula Supernova Soli-Party

    24/04/2015

    An invitation to join the galactic constellation of fantastic women artists to experience, celebrate and dance and in support of a publication accompanying the exhibition Satellite Affects and Other Lines of Flight. The title referring to deep sky objects first catalogued in the Catalogue of Stars....

  • Jana Gunstheimer: Genie (Labor)

    26/04/2013 — 23/04/2015

    Jana Gunstheimer’s Genie (Labor) is the fourth project of the AAArchitecture series. At the site where the control centre and maintenance commands of the historic Malzfabrik were located up until 1996, the artist has created a gloomy laboratory and monitoring platform for an absent genius....

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    Act II: Performing Encounters

    05/03/2015 — 17/04/2015

    Yvonne Reiner’s Performing Encounters continues the series of workshops and acts Curatorial Practices: Fields and Techniques which District dedicates to the exploration of current tendencies, questions and methods of curatorial work....

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    TFPM – The Forgotten Pioneer Movement

    02/10/2014 — 29/11/2014

    The Forgotten Pioneer Movement (TFPM) is an interdisciplinary performance and exhibition project about the experiences of the last, transitional generation between socialism and post-socialism....

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    Direct Approach

    05/07/2014 — 21/09/2014

    DIRECT APPROACH is an ongoing collaborative film and art project by Stine Marie Jacobsen. Since 2012, the artist together with different collaborators, activates pop-cultural narratives on violence from film and cinema in relation to specific socio-biographic contexts. ...

  • Christa Joo Hyun D’Angelo: Studio Talk

    10/09/2014

    The studio talks are a public frame for District studio grant artists to discuss their practice departing from a selection of work samples. D’Angelo has invited Dr. Bernd Wagner, criminologist and cofounder of the initiative Exit Germany who is an expert on right-wing extremism and radicalism. ...

  • Act I: Casting Creatures – Towards a Materialism of the Encounter

    02/09/2014 — 03/09/2014

    What causes gaps and changes in a system? How much control do we need over the creations we participate in? Which are the landscapes of the inter-zones between planned and spontaneous creation?...

  • Zorka Wollny: Resonance Assembly – Composition for Factory

    19/07/2014

    The project Resonance Assembly by District studio grant artist Zorka Wollny investigates the former factory area of the Malzfabrik in Tempelhof-Schöneberg and its relicts of machinery as resonant bodies for a music of the forgotten and of transformation. In a series of concerts, a temporary ensemble...

  • Khaled Barakeh: Transmigrations

    04/07/2013 — 30/06/2014

    Khaled Barakeh’s mural Transmigrations (2013) on the facade of District is the fifth project in District’s AAArchitecture series of site-specifically developed art projects at the intersection of architecture, urban space and media technologies....

  • Berríos-Negrón, Hamann, Kiessling, McLardy

    13/03/2014 — 30/04/2014

    A program for the realization of site-specific artworks that rethink the connection of art and architecture. Three of these artworks are located in NEXT, a building by architect Jürgen Sawade from 1994 which is also part of the Malzfabrik ensemble. ...

  • Studio Talk: Zorka Wollny

    24/04/2014

    Zorka Wollny has invited the cultural theorist Sabine Sanio, who heads the department of Theory and History of Auditive Culture at the Sound Studies MA Programme at the Berlin University of Arts. ...

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    dissident desire: An Art and Research Project

    05/07/2013 — 07/12/2013

    dissident desire is an ongoing art and research project on the performativity of precarious (social) bodies. Questioning the contemporary production of the body and ideas of desire, dissident desire establishes a framework for the search for everyday forms of political subjectivity....