Bernardine Evaristo, renowned writer, academic and Man Booker Prize Winner 2019, has chaired the British Council Literature Seminar in 2023. The seminar was on the topic of Class and contemporary UK writing. The seminar consisted of public readings by Bernardine Evaristo and Kit de Waal, presentations by Daljit Nagra, Joelle Taylor and Wayne Holloway-Smith, a panel discussion and four author-led workshops. The seminar's recording is now available online.
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Join authors Samantha Harvey and Stefan Willer on January 25, 2024, at the MOSSE Lecture in Berlin for an investigation into "Brain on Fire: Insomnia and Sleepwriting." Uncover the intriguing realms of insomnia and the creative process of sleepwriting as these experts share their insights. For more details and to explore the full program, visit MOSSE Lecture.
The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra graces the Isarphilharmonie München on March 10, 2024 with a programme of Beethoven and Elgar, with Alice Sara Ott playing Beethoven's piano concerto Nr.4. Read about the full programme at MünchenMusik.
The London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) returns to Isarphilharmonie München on February 26, 2024 for a programme of Mozart and Tchaikovsky conducted by Karina Canellakis. For additional details and ticket information, visit MünchenMusik.
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The Royal Scottish National Orchestra conducted by Thomas Søndergård comes to Herkulessaal München, Mannheimer Rosengarten and Theater im Forum am Schlosspark, Ludwigsburg on 17, 18 and 22 January 2024. Violinist Ray Chen plays Tchaikovsky in a programme also including Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition.
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Immerse yourself in the intersection of sound, visuals, and expression with Elaine Mitchener and the Otolith Group's exhibition at DAAD Galerie Berlin in March 2024. Explore the dynamic fusion of art forms, pushing boundaries and challenging perceptions. For more details and exhibition updates, visit DAAD Galerie.
Image: © Jasper Kettner
British photographer Akinbode Akinbiyi's exhibition, "Sometimes to be lost is to be found, and to be found is to be lost," comes to Kunstverein Hannover. Akinbode Akinbiyi has been living in Berlin since the 1990s and is internationally renowned as a photographer of the African continent. From November 11, 2023, to January 21, 2024, you can immerse yourself in Akinbiyi's evocative photography.
Immerse yourself in a unique sonic experience at the CTM Festival's "Sustain" from January 26 to February 4, 2024. Explore the boundaries of sound and art at iconic venues such as Berghain, silent green, radialsystem, and more across Berlin. For details and the full program, visit CTM Festival. This will be an extraordinary journey into the world of experimental music and multimedia art.
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Berlin-born artist Grete Ring was forced to leave Germany for London in 1938. British Council Country Germany Director Paul Smith is the Patron of this special exhibition of Ring’s work at the Liebermann Villa, Wannsee, which runs from 30 September until January 2024. More info here.
From November 18, 2023, to March 3, 2024, Jala Wahid returns to Germany for a solo exhibition at Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst Bremen. Wahid works across sculpture, film, sound and installation, her work rooted in archival research into the erased histories of Kurdish identities and politics. This exhibition offers another excellent opportunity to explore Wahid's art.