Cold War Spaces at the Wende Museum

Wende Museum, Culver City, CA A weekly discussion series reflecting on Cold War spaces. How does space impact the way we live and experience our environment? What did private space really mean under socialism? What was the function of public space between state planning and private appropriation? Who was sent to the secluded spaces of […]

bi’bak

bi'bak

bi’bak e.V., Berlin bi’bak (Turkish for “have a look”) is a project space based in Berlin, with a focus on transnational narratives, migration, global mobility and their aesthetic dimensions. bi’bak hosts a variety of events ranging from film screenings, exhibitions, workshops to music events and culinary excursions. Some of their project related documentaries and talks are […]

Arts in Exile

Art in Exile

The German National Library – German Exile Archive and Museum While thousands of artists were forced into exile during the Nazi era from 1933 to 1945, the Federal Republic of Germany and the German Democratic Republic became countries in which people suffering persecution after 1945 were able to seek refuge – and Germany is still […]

Art in the GDR

Art in the GDR

This website offers an image atlas of East German artwork as well as the virtual exhibit “Abschied von Ikarus” from the Neue Museum in Weimar. This is a joint project of the Technische Universität Dresden, the Staatliche Kunstsammlung Dresden, the Kunstarchiv Beeskow, and the Leibnitz Center for Contemporary History in Potsdam. Website (in German)