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Local Projects

Photographer: Gergo Palmai Photographer: Gergo Palmai

KinoKonzert

KinoKonzert is a new series of audio-visual live performances in Australian cinemas. Curated and presented by the Goethe-Institut in collaboration with independent curator Christian Pazzaglia, these events will take you into another world as you enter the hybrid cinema-concert experience.


Blogs

Bicultural Urbanite Banner - new Version © Goethe-Institut Australien

Blog
Bicultural Urbanite

Australian-expats Luke and Brianna regularly post about their Berlin-adventures for our blog project Bicultural Urbanite. Follow them on Instagram @bicultural_urbanite

Kino in Oz © Bedneyimages - Freepik.com

Film
Kino in Oz

For #kinoinoz, Brisbane-based film critic Sarah Ward takes a closer look at German films screening down under. Here you'll find everything from film reviews and interviews to festival previews.

Berlinale-Blogger Graphic: Tobias Schrank © Goethe-Institut

Berlinale Bloggers 2020
Curtains up!

16 film journalists from 14 countries and regions meet in Berlin and present their views on the Berlinale. As Berlinale bloggers they are looking for stories - on the screen and behind the scenes of the film festival, which celebrates its 70th birthday in 2020.

Sydney Wall ©Goethe-Institut

German-Aussie Stories

A selection of our best stories and interviews highlighting the connections between Germany and Australia.


Funding

MovementsMoments © Goethe-Institut

Open Call for new comics 2020 – 2021

Goethe-Institut invites graphic artists and teams of graphic artists and writers/authors/scenarists to submit proposals for new comics on Indigenous feminist movements and activists from the Global South. Up to ten selected stories will be published in a Comic Anthology in 2021.

Networking Travel Teaser image: blue patterns © Goethe-Institut

Open Call: Networking Travel

Wanted! Established and emerging founders, leaders, and managers of art spaces from Southeast Asia, Australia, and New Zealand.


International Projects

KT4 Web Teaser Banner - orange © Goethe-Institut

Creating in the Age of AI

Are we ready? Artificial Intelligence will change the way we communicate, create and experience our world. “Kulturtechniken 4.0” invites artists, thinkers and creative minds to participate in one of the most important discussions of our time.

Sound of X © Goethe-Institut / Photo: Benny Suhendra Panjaitan / Design: Groupe Dejour

Listen Closely
Sound of X

How can we reconnect with the spaces we live in, especially in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic? The artists of Sound of X propose answers as they explored their sonic environment. The resulting video soundscapes offer a unique experience of our cities.

FEHLER Key VIsual Design: Tobias Schrank

Magazine
Fehler

How do we innovate and make progress? Our answer: often by mistake. We’re celebrating mistakes and their innovative power in this magazine: a collection of both big and little mistakes in art, language, technology, and society.


Culture online

Onleihe Banner © Goethe-Institut

Onleihe

The Onleihe, Goethe-Institut's online library, is full of German books, music, magazines, audio books and movies. And you have free access to this wide range of offers!

The title Kulturama.digital is shown against a blue-white-orange background including the following objects: glasses, an eye and a mouth. Illustration: Tobias Schrank © Goethe-Institut

International Livestreams
Kulturama.digital

Kulturama brings international culture into your living room: house concerts live from Buenos Aires, puppet theatre from the kitchen or live acts from the Berlin club scene. Organisers enter their events and open them to international audiences. Spectators can find dates and support artists with donations.


Past Projects

A section of Berlin Wall at Potsdamer Platz in Berlin © Marine Leduc

Berlin Wall 30

The wall that divided Germany and Berlin fell in 1989. What changes have the country and the city seen since then? And where does one still find traces of the previous borders? Walks and tours along the places where the wall once stood.

Cloudscapes © Tetsuo Kondo

Art
Dynamics of Air

As air is invisible, we take it for granted until something goes wrong. This mini-dossier ponders the questions raised by the exhibition 'Dynamics of Air'.

100 Years of Bauhaus © adobe.stock

Design
Bauhaus 100

To commemorate the global influence of the Bauhaus school of design, architecture, and applied arts, we are collaborating with our Australian partners to present exhibitions, show films, bring together artists and discuss the school’s significance with leading researchers.

Urban Subcultures @Anno Dittmer

Urban Subcultures

Subcultures can have a significant impact on visually and culturally shaping a city. This dossier aims to examine subcultures in urban spaces in Germany and Australia.

Reflexionen für eine Post-Corona-Zeit: Intellektuelle und Künstler*innen weltweit zu den gesellschaftlichen Auswirkungen der Pandemie © Kitty Kahane

Thoughts for a post-corona time
Day-Afterthoughts

A virus is showing us how globally networked and yet how fragile our public life is. What does the pandemic mean to and for each of us and for society as a whole?

Intellectuals and artists from around the world offer some responses with regard to our present predicament as well as some visions of what lies in store for us afterwards.

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