Two young Namibian artists have collaborated to produce a multimedia exhibition that explores the denial of the ambiguousness of monuments in post ‘colonial’ Windhoek, and addresses the political complexities and patriarchal significances of the sites.
Museums and galleries are not only important in safeguarding the historical, cultural, scientific or artistic artefacts; they are intrinsic in preserving heritage and pieces of history for future generations, while contributing to the arts and cultural development of society by also reflecting the zeitgeist.
The Goethe-Institut Namibia Library will as from 13 October 2018 be open on Saturdays from 09:00 to 13:00 until the offices close in early December this year. Every Saturday will feature an activity for children, age 7 to 14, and various prizes will be up for grabs.
“Welcome to Africa’s Future” were the words welcoming participants from 15 African countries to a workshop at the Goethe-Institut in Addis Abeba. The goal of the week: developing a game together. The focus was on the question of how to actively anticipate the transformation of African megacities.
In spring 2018, a PR meeting between three German-Turkish professional footballers and Turkish president Erdoğan triggered a debate on racism in German society. A book examines the history and aftermath of this PR encounter - and seeks to explain the failure of the German national team at the World Cup in Russia.
The Goethe-Institut Australia's exhibition "Dynamics of Air" wants to explain air and climate phenomena. The architect and intellectual theoretician Friedrich von Borries explains his fictional project UN-Mahac, which he developed for the exhibition.