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Manifesto: Art x Agency at the Hirschhorn Museum

Manifesto: Art x Agency is a group exhibition that examines the art historical impact of artist manifestos from the 20th century to present day. Organized by the Hirshhorn’s Chief Curator Stéphane Aquin, Manifesto: Art x Agency also marks the Washington, D.C., debut of German artist Julian Rosefeldt’s multichannel film, Manifesto, presented alongside a diverse selection of works from the museum’s permanent collection.

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“Mississippi. An Anthropocene River” Field Station #2: Anthropocene Drift

The second Field Station, “Anthropocene Drift,” examines the process of biome change by juxtaposing two landscapes, each differently shaped by climate, geology and culture.

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MUTEK.SF Brings German Artists to San Francisco

Digital artists and musicians flocked to San Francisco, California for MUTEK.SF, the American iteration of the genre-breaking festival celebrating the cutting edge in music, art, and technology originally held in Montreal, Canada. The four-day festival took place March 2-5 in venues across San Francisco and featured a blend of international luminaries with artists from the […]

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Florian Lochner and Alice Klock

Award winning dancer-choreographers Florian Lochner (Germany) and Alice Klock (US) brought their experience performing at some of the biggest modern dance venues in the world to the Germany Week stage.

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Wunderbar Together at the Bay Area Book Festival

This year, the Bay Area Book Festival is partnering with Wunderbar Together and the Goethe-Institut San Francisco to bring special events dedicated to German language and literature to the Golden State.

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Live Blues Concerts at Germany Week in Chicago!

Guests at Germany Week in Chicago were feeling the blues thanks to the city’s own The Original Chicago Blues All Stars, who joined forces with Fernando Jone’s Blues Kids and Scott Cvelbar’s Blues Project for a live blues concert!

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ISM Hexadome Makes Its North American Debut at the Gray Area Festival This Summer

This year, Berlin’s Institute for Sound and Music (ISM) will bring its genre-breaking Hexadome art installation to several locations in North America for the first time as a part of Wunderbar Together.

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MUTEK.SF

MUTEK.SF is a four-day festival taking place March 2-5 across an eclectic mix of venues throughout San Francisco and featuring a blend of international luminaries with artists from the local community.

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Germany Week Opening Ceremony

Germany Week and the PopUp Tour kicked off this Friday with a series of events bringing people together to celebrate German-American friendship!

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[Video] Hip-Hop Boston

The 2019 Hip-Hop Battle hosted by the Goethe-Institut Boston brought students from high schools across New England together for a one-of-a-kind competition that put their language and rapping skills to the test.

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Food Photo Exhibition: “Mmm!” by Juergen Teller

Renowned photographer Juergen Teller’s exhibition “Mmm!” will be on display during Germany Week in Chicago. The photographs reveal how German food culture is largely shaped by young chefs creatively reinventing centuries-old tradition and bringing their own unique ideas to the table.

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Call for Applications: “Anthropocene River Campus: The Human Delta”

This one-week educational event is oriented towards researchers at various levels of academia and from diverse backgrounds in the sciences, humanities, engineering, design, and the arts. Artists, actors, and activists from civil society, the arts, and politics are also strongly encouraged to apply.

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“Mississippi. An Anthropocene River” Field Station #1: Sediment, Settlement, Sentiment: The Machinic River

The first field station, entitled “Sediment, Settlement, Sentiment: The Machinic River,” is situated along the upper region of the river and examines the Mississippi as an infrastructural space.

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The Bauhaus Band

The Bauhaus Band was a small jazz group made up of design and architecture students from the Weimar and Dessau schools.

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Students Bust a Move at the Boston Hip-Hop Battle

American high school students from across New England found a new, creative way to practice their German skills and learn about an unexpected part of German culture thanks to the Goethe-Institut Boston’s Hip-Hop Battle.

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Meg Stuart and Damaged Goods at the Walker Art Center

As a part of Wunderbar Together, Meg Stuart is bringing her unique style of movement and dance to the United States with a week of performances at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas Meets with Artist Luigi Toscano

German Minister of Foreign Affairs Heiko Maas met with artist Luigi Toscano this week and bid him farewell. Toscano is preparing to travel with his exhibition across the country on a 10-day road trip from Washington, D.C. to San Francisco, California.

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Mississippi. An Anthropocene River

Scholars and scientists from many fields, artists, and activists will develop new approaches to research and education along the Mississippi.

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LEST WE FORGET: The Road to San Francisco

From April 2nd to April 13th, artist Luigi Toscano will drive the full width of the continental US, stopping along the way to meet American survivors of the Holocaust and discuss the LEST WE FORGET project with university students and visitors at major Holocaust memorial museums.

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Projects Along The Mississippi, An Anthropocene River

“Mississippi. An Anthropocene River” amasses community-based environmental research about how humans have left their mark along the Mississippi and its delta.

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[Video] SXSW 2019

Thousands of visitors from all over the word flocked to this year’s SXSW to experience the cutting edge of music, art, and innovation.

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[Video] Moritz Simon Geist Performs at SXSW

German artist Mortiz Simon Geist brought his one-of-a-kind performance, “Tripods One,” to this year’s SXSW festival. Instead of using traditional instruments or synthesizers, Geist creates music using custom-made “Sonic Robots,” which are each designed to move and create its own organic sound. The result is a unique beat that highlights the future of human-machine interaction.

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Recap: Wunderbar Together @ SXSW

The German-American friendship was on display at SXSW last week. Wunderbar Together, in conjunction with the German Haus and the Sequencer Tour, promoted an entire week of programming that highlighted close ties between the two countries in digital innovation, entrepreneurship, music and art.

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Moritz Simon Geist and his “Sonic Robots” performed at SXSW

Moritz Simon Geist and his robots performed at several venues at this year’s SXSW, including a set at the opening of the festival and a headlining performance entitled “Tripods One” at WUNDERBAR: German Music Night held at the German Haus.

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Hexadome at SXSW – Pushing the Limits of Audio-Visual Experience

The Hexadome is a massive audio-visual projection and sound-system that provides a mesmerizing blend of projected images and elements, lasers, and atmospheric effects designed to accompany musical selections with the goal of redefining our understanding of music as a strictly auditory medium.