In "Documentation events: lectures" you will find an overview of all videos  to the corresponding events in Haus der Kunst. The section will be gradually expanded.


Lecture by Jelena Vesić

01.06.17, 7 pm

Cordially Meeting the Others: The Artistic Life of the Pioneer Plaque and (Post-)Colonial Discontents in the Image of Universal Humans Lecture by Jelena Vesić, Goethe-Institut Postdoctoral Fellow at Haus der KunstMore

Lecture, discussion

Inaugural Lecture series and curatorial roundtable on "Postwar"

14.10.16, 7 pm

Following the exhibition opening, the inaugural lectures will be held by Katy Siegel and Geeta Kapur. The lectures will be followed by a roundtable discussion with Chika Okeke-Agulu, Ulrich Wilmes, and Okwui Enwezor.More

Lecture, Performance

"Aida Save Me" – Lecture performance by Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige

01.12.16, 7 pm

The lecture performance by the artists starts with an extraordinary, unbelievable but true incident that was to disrupt the film premiere of the second feature film "A Perfect Day" by Hadjithomas and Joreige in Beirut in April 2006.More


Making the Kunsthalle Dance

29.09.16, 7 pm

The lecture by Damian Lentini, Goethe-Institut Postdoctoral Fellow at Haus der Kunst, will demonstrate a series of tendencies that have informed the development of the Kunsthalle.More


Annual Lecture by Claire Bishop


The series DER ÖFFENTLICHKEIT [To the Public] is grounded in the idea of the central role that art and artists play in global debates. The Annual Lecture series pursues these discussions.More

Artist Talk, Video

Artist talk with Hera Büyüktaşçıyan and Başak Şenova


In the context of the conference "Re-Orientation" curator Başak Şenova will interview artist Hera Büyüktaşçıyan about her artistic approach and her understanding of identity and memory.More

Lecture, Seminar

Asier Mendizabal: "Face Value (the Possibility of the Terrible)"


Asier Mendizabal is an artist based in Bilbao. His practiced, linked to the programme of sculpture, is resolved through diverse media and procedures, habitually including writing.More

Lecture, Video

Antony Hudek: "Making (Up) Queer Histories"


Antony Hudek is director of Objectif Exhibitions, Antwerp. Together with Sara De Bondt he runs the publishing house Occasional Papers. More

Video, Lecture, Seminar

Zdenka Badovinac: "Art as a Parallel Cultural Infrastructure"


Zdenka Badovinac is a curator and writer. Since 1993, she has been the Director of the Moderna galerija in Ljubljana.More

Lecture, Seminar

Gerard Byrne: "Museums for playback"


Gerard Byrne has shown work at international biennials including Documenta 13, 54th Venice Biennale, and in Sydney, Gwangju, Lyon, Istanbul amongst others. More

Lecture series

Event series: Art and Historiography


The international lecture and seminar series consists of five public lectures followed by seminars. A cooperation between the Department of Philosophy | Aesthetic Theory at the Academy of Fine Arts, and Haus der Kunst.More

Video, conversation, Lecture

An Evening with Siri Hustvedt


The novelist and essayist Siri Hustvedt lives and works in Brooklyn. Her lecture "My Louise Bourgeois" was followed by a conversation with Okwui Enwezor.More

Lecture, Video

Mieke Bal: Louise Bourgeois's "Cells"


Louise Bourgeois's "Cells" as a Mode of Living: Lecture by Mieke Bal.More

Video, Lecture

DER ÖFFENTLICHKEIT / Annual Lecture: Noortje Marres


In her lecture Noortje Marres will discuss what makes a public affair.More

David Adjaye: Lectures and Seminars


Lectures and seminars by David Adjaye and Okwui Enwezor were held in conjunction with the exhibition devoted to the Ghanaian-British architect David Adjaye. More

Lecture, Performance

Tilo Schulz: Performance Lecture


In this performance lecture, Tilo Schulz discusses the spatial installation he has created for the Capsule Exhibition at Haus der Kunst. More


Vectors of Modernism: India, 1937


Lecture by Atreyee Gupta, Goethe Fellow at Haus der Kunst.More


Andres Lepik: Hands-on architecture


Lecture on architectural projects that seek to positively influence the growth of informal neighborhoods, the context of the exhibition "Abraham Cruzvillegas – The Autoconstrucción Suites".More

Video, Lecture

Christa Müller: Stadt der Commonisten [City of Commonists]


In her lecture, Christa Müller, head of the foundation Anstiftung & Ertomis, classifies the newly emerging interest in do-it-yourself strategies, alternative economic cycles, topics of general interest, and their practices in urban spaces within a larger social context.More


Atreyee Gupta: In the Concreteness of Abstraction


Lecture on modernism and modernization in postwar India by Atreyee Gupta.More

Lecture performance

Joëlle Tuerlinckx: The Logic of the Flâneur


Lecture by the Belgian artist Joëlle Tuerlinckx, making use of sound, images, and comments from her current exhibition "WORLD[K] IN PROGRESS?".More


Der Öffentlichkeit: Suh Kyungsik on the topic of "life in diaspora"


As part of the exhibition series "Der Öffentlichkeit – Von den Freunden Haus der Kunst", the Korean-Japanese writer Suh Kyungsik speaks about his life in the diaspora.More


Curator's lecture: "Freedom Is a Rare Bird — or: Centrifugal Forces at Work"


Lecture by Patrizia Dander, curator of the Ivan Kožarić exhibition. More


Curator's lecture by Julienne Lorz


In her lecture, exhibition curator Julienne Lorz addresses Joëlle Tuerlinckx's understanding of the exhibition as an artistic medium. More


T.J. Demos: Lecture


T.J. Demos lectures on "The Politics and Aesthetics of Migration in Contemporary Art". The lecture takes places under the auspices of the "Der Öffentlichkeit" exhibition series.More

Video, Lecture

DER ÖFFENTLICHKEIT / Annual Lecture: Chantal Mouffe


Art occupies an increasingly central place in our societies but can it still play a critical role? Lecture by Chantal MouffeMore


Lecture by Nicolas Bourriaud


In his lecture, Bourriaud elucidates on the complex relationships in Kendell Geers' oeuvre and places them in the context of the political situation in South Africa.More

Music & Talk

Listening Session with Manfred Eicher


The art of listening – an invitation to explore past, present and future music of ECM with the label's founder as guide.More


Maria Schindelegger: Armoring of the View


In her lecture, Maria Schindelegger looks at media images of violent conflicts from a historical and current affairs perspective.More

Video, Lecture

Lecture: "Rudolf Belling – Aesthetic and Ideological Struggles"


Lecture by Burcu Dogramaci and Gürsoy Doğtaş on the artist Rudolf Belling, two works of whose are on view in the exhibition "Histories in Conflict"More


The Vilifying Exhibition "Degenerate Art": Reception, Reconstruction, and Remembrance


Lectures by Sabine Brantl and Mario-Andreas von LüttichauMore

Video, Lecture

Thomas Ruff — the scientific artist


In his lecture, the exhibition's curator Thomas Weski presents the background and criteria of this research, as well as the work development of the scientific artist Thomas Ruff.More

Video, Lecture

Jörg Heiser: What is "appropriate"?


What is the appropriate way – using artistic means – to remember the Holocaust and demonstrate sympathy for its victims? Or are the ideas of "appropriateness" and "demonstration" part of the problem?More

Video, Lecture

Lecture by Penelope Curtis: Figures in a Landscape


Penelope Curtis has worked amongst other things as curator at the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds before becoming the director of the Tate Britain in London.More

Video, Lecture

Susanne Titz: The phenomenology of doing, a call for emancipation


Lecture on visual arts in the 1960s, when they fell prey to consumer culture. At any rate, that is how artists like Robert Morris or Richard Serra saw matters and rebelled gaint it.More

Video, Lecture

Carter Foster


Ellsworth Kelly - Stations of the Cross. Black, White, LightMore

Video, Lecture

The "Haus der Deutschen Kunst" as a Commercial Enterprise


The House of German Art [Haus der Deutschen Kunst] was the first architectural showpiece project of Nazi propaganda. The lecture (in German) focuses on the House of German Art's organizational form, its advertising strategies and economic circumstances. Introduction (in English) by Okwui Enwezor, director.More


Elsworth Kelly, Black & White, Vernissage


Opening of the exhibition with Ellsworth Kelly live via SkypeMore