Photo: Bernhard Ludewig
We foster bilateral cultural exchange programs between Germany and India. 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.
Grafik: Goethe-Institut / Aarushi Surana
What is the role of education for the wellbeing of a society? How can museums be catalysts of a move towards emancipated citizenship? Academics, museum professionals and other experts from Germany and India will examine these exciting issues.
The Social Translating Project is testing a new social practice for literary translation. Ten translators from Asia are translating the German novel „Die Welt im Rücken“ by Thomas Melle into their respective native languages. During the process, they meet in a closed digital forum and work on their translations by interacting with one another and engaging in a close discourse with the author.
The Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan is very keen on bringing people together. We like to invite artists and musicians, fotographers and academics, filmmakers and authors and so many more to India where they come together with local colleagues.
From Berlin to Bogota – and back via Tokyo and Kolkata! 16 cities, 64 short films and four themes taken from life in the big cities of the world: in 180 seconds emerges a picture of a city, showing what unites us and what makes us different from one another.
The world is in need of ideas for a better, more sustainable future, but ideas are not enough. The Goethe-Institut and the foundation FUTURZWEI collect stories for tomorrow – lived today, everywhere.
Photo: © GettyImages William Fawcett
Our authors meet persons who move others or moved others, people we talk about or will talk about, persons who are creative and inspire us or others. They show us their town, their favorite spots or places which have left an imprint on them.
Poets from South Asia and Germany translate each other's poems.
© Vishwajyoti Ghosh 2013
This Side That Side’ is the first-ever compendium of its kind which brings together graphic narratives on that epochal moment from comic book writers, graphic artists, film makers and illustrators from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh.
© Goethe-Institut | Illustration: DOON 東
Rock, pop, hiphop, electro: at the beginning of every month we shine our search beacon into the nation’s studios and clubs from Kiel up north to Weilheim way down south. Together with Zündfunk, Bavarian Radio’s scene magazine, we showcase the latest music by riveting off-the-charts bands.