© Alex Strada/Tali Keren October 24 DEAD PRESIDENTS: A LEXICON OF LAND, RACE AND NATION In this lecture-performance at Irving Place, professor Mabel Wilson explores American national mythologies in the contexts of colonization and race. © Yazan Khalili, Robbery in Area A (2013-2016), video still October 25-November 18 Jonas Staal/Yazan Khalili: State Traps Positioning censorship as intrinsic to the freedom of speech, in this exhibition at Ludlow 38, Staal and Khalili expose in their work the limits and falsity of a human right often perceived as the pillar of democracy. Jan Rasmus Voss October 26 The Silence Join us for a German Movie Night screening of The Silence. 13 year-old Sinikka vanishes one night and her bicycle is found in the exact place where a girl was killed 23 years earlier. Based on a crime novel by Jan Costin Wagner and directed by Baran bo Odar. © Daniel Albanese October 29-November 30 Riverside Drive Revisited: Uwe Johnson's New York On the occasion of the first complete translation of Uwe Johnson’s magnum opus Anniversaries, we present a book launch, a series of film screenings, and an installation in our public space. © Sebastian Bolesch November 2-5 Sasha Waltz: Kreatur In a guest performance of Kreatur at BAM, Sasha Waltz and her 14 dancers examine the phenomenon of existence against the background of a disrupted society: power and a lack of power, dominance and weakness, freedom and control, community and isolation. Our Offerings German courses Learn German with the international market leader for German courses. German exams You can certify your language skills by taking a Goethe-Institut German exam. Library Learn more about society, politics, and culture in Germany. Circulation eLibrary Information Service About us We promote knowledge of the German language abroad and foster international cultural cooperation. Contact and Opening Hours Staff Career Year of German-American Friendship Join us for a year-long festival celebrating German-American friendship and transatlantic partnership. Ludlow 38 MINI/Goethe-Institut Curatorial Residencies Ludlow 38 is the Goethe-Institut New York’s contemporary art space on the Lower East Side. eLibrary The eLibrary is a digital service offered by the Goethe-Institut for the USA, which allows you to borrow digital media.