The term “Normcore,” a portmanteau of “normal” and “hardcore,” refers to a recent trend that challenges the concept of adhering to rules and standards as a way of rebelling and standing out. With NORMCORE, an immersive exhibition, Berlin-based artists Sascha Appelhoff and Lena von Goedeke examine the concept of a “norm.”
Don’t miss your chance to enjoy a selection of short films by Berlin-based artist Julian Rosefeldt, whose critically acclaimed work, Manifesto (2015), has gained worldwide attention both as a feature-length film and as an installation and is the anchor to the Hirshhorn’s current exhibition under the same title: Manifesto: Art x Agency.
This summer, a group of enterprising young Germans and Americans participated in a different kind of cultural exchange called Camp Fahrenheit 516. The camp, hosted by the Nassau County Junior Firefighters Association, brought together Junior Firefighters from Nassau County, New York and Haverlah, Germany for a week of intense training.
From August 23-25, the German Academic International Network (GAIN) will hold its 19th annual conference, GAIN19, hosting over 500 participants from science, industry, academia, and politics in San Francisco, California. GAIN19 educates international researchers about opportunities for academic careers and funding in Germany.
“Was ist Liebe/What is Love…German-American Relations(hips)” is a photography and storytelling exhibit aimed at exploring one aspect of German-American relations that is rarely discussed, but is perhaps the strongest of all the Transatlantic ties: romantic relationships between Germans and Americans.