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NEW! #BlogHDKArtist Talk with Kapwani Kiwanga
As part of the opening Kapwani Kiwanga and curator Damian Lentini talked about the installation "Plot" at Haus der Kunst. Listen to the talk now with our Podcast.
NEW! #BlogHDKPictorial aesthetics in the production of “Plot”
Over a period of several weeks, the transparent curtains for the installation “Plot” were painted in order to create the unusual color gradients. In a picture gallery, we provide insight into this elaborate production process and the exhibition building with the artist Kapwani Kiwanga.
NEW! #BlogHDKSpace for Franz for Space
This blog series is an homage by four former students of the artist and teacher Franz Erhard Walther.
NEW! #BlogHDKCounter Images to the Image – Franz Erhard Walther’s Transformative Artistic Practice
In her essay Jana Baumann describes Walther‘s early urge to overcome the passive role traditionally assigned to the viewer and to explore a new presence of the body and physical sensation in the visual arts.
NEW! #BlogHDKFauna and Flora at Haus der Kunst
To her own surprise the nocturnal walks during the weeks of the pandemic lockdown led the author Christine Wunnicke to Haus der Kunst. She wrote down her experiences from those walks in a short story for our blog.
NEW! #BlogHDKParadise Edict – Michael Armitage at Haus der Kunst
The large-format artworks of the British-Kenyan painter Michael Armitage expose the exotic and erotic view of Africa, as a projection surface for both the feral and a supposed originality. At the same time they refer to European and East African motifs and painting traditions.
NEW! #BlogHDKExhibitions in Fall 2020
The exhibition program for the fall is online. Now you can find out more about the upcoming exhibitions at Haus der Kunst.
NEW! #BlogHDKHousebergs by Theaster Gates - A Workshop Tutorial
In his installations, the artist Theaster Gates deals with the everyday life and history of the African-American population. His sparkling, spinning icebergs remind us of disco balls. In our tutorial we will show you how to create a glittering sculpture.
NEW! #BlogHDKZugzwang: Fictive Identities in Sung Tieu’s Text-Based Works
Text and language are constant elements in Sung Tieu’s artistic practice. The interplay of autobiographical events, current political events and pure fiction gives rise to her extraordinary text work currently on display at the Haus der Kunst as "Sung Tieu. Zugzwang."
NEW! #BlogHDKA Holy Quarter in a Bifurcated Country
Saud Al-Zaid, Scholar of Islamic Studies, reflects the work by Monira Al Qadiri and emptiness in the context of the Kuwaiti cultural imagination.