Current projects

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5 Islands / 5 Villages

5 Islands, 5 Villages, 10 Filmmakers. 10 realities far off Indonesia’s and Germany’s urban centers.

Anders Hören Anders Hören © Goethe-Institut Indonesien

Anders Hören

The Goethe-Institut has embarked on a journey of discovery in South-East Asia to explore new ways to adopt and promote classical music.

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Gaming at Goethe-Institut Indonesien

Games have become an asset that enables a global networked industry gains billions in profit. Games are used to convey information and facilitate learning.

Open Data © Wahyu Setyoningsih

Open Data

We’re exploring new ways to build a culture of open data in Southeast Asia

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Voices from Indonesia

This on-line anthology aims to give an insight into the rich world of stories from the Indonesian Archipelago, taking the reader to different islands, ethnic groups, languages and religions

IKAT/eCUT © Goethe-Institut Indonesien


Southeast Asia is a region in which textiles play a hugely important role. Not only are textiles produced in many countries, but there is also rapid consumption of textiles in cosmopolitan cities.

IKAT/eCut Facebook

is a Goethe-Institut project exploring the past, present and future of textiles in Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

SFF 2017 © SFF 2017

Science Film Festival 2017

Science Film Festival is a program initiated by the Goethe-Institut in 2005 in Thailand and it has been expanding into many countries in Southeast Asia and internationally since

Tanzconnexions © Goethe-Institut


Insights into and information about contemporary styles of dance in the Asia-Pacific region and in Germany

Learning Unknown © Learning Unknown

Mutual Unknown

Mutual Unknown exhibition is derived from “Mutual Unknown” - a term proposed by the CuratorsLAB to refer to the fact that we have still yet to learn properly about each other.

Berlinale-Blogger 2016_Projekt © Berlinale-Blogger2016

Berlinale-Blogger 2016

Who is in with a chance of picking up the Golden Bear, what issues are young filmmakers around the world interested in? Bloggers and film journalists report from the Berlinale.