REBELLINNEN – FOTOGRAFIE. UNDERGROUND. DDR.
Pamela Meyer-Arndt's film "Rebellinnen" is dedicated to the artistic urge for freedom of three female artists in the GDR in the 1970s and 80s. The director, two of the artists - Tina Bara and Gabriele Stötzer - and Dr Angelika Richter came together at the Albertinum for a discussion in which they talked about the making of the film as well as the living conditions and artistic hardships of those years.
Krater project: from a feral plant to a feral site
They say that bad weeds grow tall. Where building projects have failed to do so, weeds often grow tall instead, bearing witness to the stranding of earlier ambitions. But how should we deal with such spaces in the city? What should we do with the craters left behind by failed building plans? A collective of creatives in Ljubljana finds answers.
Hop Off / Hop On - A bus ride with the Schenkung Sammlung Hoffmann
This year, the Schenkung Sammlung Hoffmann has continued its "Ortsgespräche" ("Local Conversations") in various locations in rural Saxony. However, the result of the co-operation with Zeitgemäß e.V. in Colditz was not an exhibition in the classic sense. Instead, the works can be seen outside, at bus stops. Maeshelle West-Davies accompanied the bus ride along the stops with her film "Hop Off / Hop On".
The stories coco de macuco tells us
In this article, Taiane Linhares introduces plant storytelling as a method for reconnecting to ancestral wisdom and relating to unfamiliar places and cultures. In her crash investigation during the Design Campus in Pillnitz, she used a family story involving a plant relative to develop connections to the royal garden’s Palmenhaus. The result of this research was a mixed-media piece expressing the local and global impacts of the colonisation process and its persistence.
Villa Massimo at the Japanisches Palais (2022)
Every year, the German Academy in Rome Villa Massimo awards the Rome Prize to nine selected artists, enabling them to spend ten months in Rome. The artist's works from the last two years are on display this year in the exhibition "Eppur Si Muove - Und sie bewegt sich doch" ("And yet She Moves") at the Japanisches Palais.
Spoon Archaeology (2022)
With the EU ban on plastic cutlery in 2021, the plastic spoon has become an object of the past. The designers Peter Eckart and Kai Linke have taken this as an opportunity to present their collections of these recently archaeological objects in an exhibition at the Kunstgewerbemuseum.
Children’s Biennale (2021/22) - Embracing Nature
In our reader on the Children’s Biennale - Embracing Nature, we feature content and formats related to our current exhibition at the Japanisches Palais.
Wordless - Falling Silent Loudly (2021)
In our reader on Wordless - Falling Silent Loudly, we again feature selected content and formats related to the exhibition in summer 2021 at the Japanisches Palais.
Futur 3 - Podcast
From here you can access the Futur 3 podcast. Futur 3 is the SKD’s youth advisory board and a young think tank. Working with the aim of rethinking culture, we develop new formats and make space for discussion and exchange. If you’d like to know what ideas we’re having, tune in to hear our podcast – and follow us on Spotify.