We foster bilateral cultural exchange programs between Germany and Indonesia. We initiate film series, exhibitions, concerts, seminars and festivals, always with the goal to facilitate artistic production, reception and reflection involving actors from both countries.
A public forum of sociologists and historians from South America, Africa, South Asia and Southeast Asia illuminate the processes of “decolonization” from different philosophical, cultural and historical perspectives.
The Science Film Festival brings science onto the screen: entertaining, creative, exciting - and always. Aiming to make scientific knowledge accessible to a broad audience, the festival combines film screenings and participatory experiments.
The “5 Islands / 5 villages” project examines the different perspectives concerning periphery and distance as well as time and timeliness using the medium of documentary film. This is a collaborative project initiated in 2015 that includes Goethe-Institut Indonesien, HFBK Hamburg (Hochschule für Bildende Künste Hamburg), Universitas Indonesia and In-Docs.
Data penetrates and influences every facet of society. Increasingly more governmental and non-governmental bodies make their data accessible to the public, which in turn enables actors from civil society to use it.