The digital festival presents a programme of artistic contributions and debates over three days. The focus is on the question of how colonial structures work in the present and how they can be overcome. We invite you to join us via livestream and chat.
The Music Division of the Goethe-Institut supports professional solo artists and small ensembles from Germany and abroad through its virtual residency programme. Applications may be submitted until the end of 2020.
In view of the current situation, we have converted our classes to online formats. The Goethe-Institut Singapore will be closed from Friday 27th March 2020 until further notice. The team here remains available and is pleased to stay in touch by telephone from 10 am to 4 pm or through email to answer any questions. Please click here further information.
Carbon offset schemes promise to compensate for the emissions caused by private individuals – as air travellers, for instance – with donations to climate projects. But are they not just a way of salving guilty consciences?
University teaching has become increasingly specialised over the centuries. But the topics addressed in research today increasingly require an interdisciplinary approach. Leibniz Association president Matthias Kleiner sees a renaissance of universal research.
Visitors to museums and archives usually interact with exhibits locked in display cases in darkened rooms. Yet modern technology has given us ways to more directly experience art and cultural artefacts. Coding da Vinci is an open, cultural data hackathon that digitally brings museum pieces to life.
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? Here are some responses from intellectuals and artists around the world with regard to our present predicament and what lies in store for us afterwards.
Our platform KULTURAMA brings international culture to your living room: house concerts live from the kitchen, theatre from the rehearsal room or live acts from the Berlin club scene. Presenters enter their events and open them to international audiences. Audiences can find dates and support artists with donations. Together and in solidarity through this time.
Fake news, black campaigns, online radicalization, hate speech, content filters: nearly every society in the world has experienced the negative side effects of our hyper-connected, digital communication systems.