This October, the Goethe-Institut Los Angeles will host the touring exhibition Brilliant Dilletantes - Subculture in Germany in the 1980s.
Curated by Mathilde Weh, (Visual Arts, Goethe-Institut, Munich), this multimedia exhibition presents the most comprehensive survey of German subculture of the 1980’s to date and includes, photos, posters, albums and cassettes, as well as videos and an interactive sound station offering samples of music from the bands Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft/D.A.F., Der Plan, Die Tödliche Doris, Einstürzende Neubauten, Freiwillig Selbstkontrolle/ F.S.K., Ornament und Verbrechen, and Palais Schaumburg.
Preceding the exhibition’s opening, a selection of documentary, as well as experimental, and feature films focusing on this era of artistic freedom will be presented at the Goethe-Institut.
Please check back for full program dates and details. More about the film series
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