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The Humboldt Forum Berlin

The Humboldt Forum is currently one of the most ambitious cultural projects in Europe. To be inaugurated in 2019 in Berlin, it is set to house the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation’s ethnological collections from Africa, Asia, the Pacific as well as North and South America. The planners and designers of the Humboldt Forum would like to engage with experts from the regions represented in the collection, in order to ensure an open concept that includes a variety of perspectives. More ...

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Rush Hour

Architecture & Urbanism:

Steady urbanisation
Image from Ponte City book

Africa's grand selfie:

Focus on contemporary African photography
Zanele Muholi exhibition

Gender and art:

LGBTI and Queer representation

Current Projects

African Futures  

What might various African futures look like? Three interdisciplinary festivals taking place in Johannesburg, Lagos and Nairobi are looking for answers. The festival is coming to Berlin in 2016!
 

Deutsch für Dich  

Interactive learning games: improve your German skills at all language levels and  find out interesting facts about all aspects of the German language.

Music In Africa  

Music In Africa is a groundbreaking new web platform allowing users to enhance their knowledge of African music scenes while networking and promoting their work for free.

African Metropolis   deutsch

6 Films from 6 African Cities – screening at international film festivals worldwide

Goethe on Main  

Multidisciplinary art space in Johannesburg’s inner city. Visit one of the current exhibitions.

The Spoken Word Project   deutsch deutsch deutsch deutsch

Stories travelling through Africa in poetry slams: Spoken word artists are keeping the tradition of storytelling alive.

Weblog: Moving Africa   deutsch deutsch deutsch deutsch

Pan-African exchange is the main goal of the Moving Africa program, which enables African artists to travel to the most important festivals in Africa. On this blog, they share their experiences.

Contact

Goethe-Institut Südafrika
119 Jan Smuts Ave
Entrance on Newport Road
Parkwood 2193
Johannesburg
Tel: +27 11 4423232
Fax: +27 11 4423738
info@johannesburg.goethe.org
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