(18. March 2019) The employees of the Goethe-Institut were shocked to learn that Okwui Enwezor died on 15 March in Munich after his serious illness. With his writings and exhibitions, he made a decisive contribution to the foundation of the global discourse on art.
(15. March 2019) The Bauhaus had a lively dialogue with other avant-garde movements all over the world. The "bauhaus imaginista" research project dedicates a large-scale series of exhibitions to these transnational relationships. Since 15 March, the complete exhibition can be seen for the first time in Berlin.
(13. March 2019) At around 40 locations in Europe, the Goethe-Institut’s Freiraum project is bringing partners from culture and civil society together to talk. Together with the Center for Art and Urbanistics and the Stiftung Mercator, selected Freiraum tandems are now showing the results of their exchange in Berlin.
(12. March 2019) The opening of the 23rd Berlin & Beyond Film Festival, held in San Francisco from 8-14 March, is showing the film 25 km/h starring Bjarne Mädel and Lars Eidinger. In a conversation with The Latest at Goethe, this year’s recipient of the Spotlight Award in Acting Bjarne Mädel tells us what’s behind his acting career.
Art may not know any boundaries, but the art world certainly does. So how can curators become better networked – and make a stand for their shared values? Discussing this with you will be the artists and curators Simona Da Pozzo, Gottfried Hattinger and Hajnalka Somogyi. Join in!
From minimalist sketches to detailed images, from autobiographical stories to historical narratives: The German comic-strip artists’ scene is wide-ranging. We introduce artists – and tell what motivates them.
On the occasion of Alexander von Humboldt's 250th birthday, the Goethe-Institutes in Latin America are looking at Humboldt's cosmos thematically across borders: person, research, network, context and impact.
How can we ensure we don’t lose perspective in an increasingly complex world? The Goethe-Institut is organizing an International Cultural Symposium in Weimar from 19th to 21st June 2019 under the title "Recalculating the Route".