• Aesthetic Transformation: Inspiration across Disciplinary Boundaries - Part 1

    This workshop combines fieldtrips within Berlin with a cross-disciplinary creative practice. A focus lies on idea-generating processes. How does inspiration come about? How do we find ideas? How can we creatively...

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 685
  • Aesthetic Transformation: Inspiration across Disciplinary Boundaries - Part 2

    This workshop 2 operates as a continuation of the introductory workshop on Aesthetic Transformations and provides participants with more studio time and the opportunity of an in-depth inquiry into their own creative...

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 685
  • Plural Spaces. A Sculptural Matter of Textility

    The familiar and domestic textile surfaces are commonly associated with private interiors and intimate garments. But woven structures and textile ornaments also manifest in public spaces as part of the city's architecture....

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 450
  • Visual Ethnography: An Exploration of Urban Interfaces

    Unlock the art of documenting and presenting diverse social and material relations in Berlin through film. Engage with hands-on filmmaking using minimal equipment. Ideal for creative minds exploring societal phenomena.

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 630
  • Transitions – Drawing and Space

    This drawing workshop explores transitional spaces of urban Berlin and experiments with the drawing process in an open and interpretative manner. The city in all its diversity will be the stage and subject of our...

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 520
  • Gardens and Extensions

    This is a course in which we will visit different community gardens within Berlin, and learn about art, ecology and community art practices. Our starting point is the garden I established together with the students...

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 530
  • The City-as-Palimpsest: Mixed-Media Techniques of Urban Interface Design

    This course delves into urban spaces as layered texts via field trips, discussions, and mixed-media workshops. Participants are introduced to different practices of interface creation, such as meme-making, critical...

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 660
  • Exploring atopies (placeless): de-generated spaces in Berlin

    This workshop explores Atopies, or placeless, abandoned spaces in the urban territory of Berlin. The participants will grow a self-reflective artistic proposal that display the possible interrelations with these...

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 580
  • EXP: Questions of Perception in Art and Science

    EXP is designed for undergraduate and graduate students of different disciplines who wish to gain knowledge on the human perceptual system through experiments on perception and demonstrations of different perceptual...

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 450
  • Drawing as a Way of Knowing – Insects

    The workshop offers an intensive study of insects through drawing-based artistic research. You will work in Berlin´s Natural History Museum, at the Microscopy Center of Humboldt
    University and go on a field trip...

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 480
  • Writing=Design

    We bridge the borders between creative and applied writing -- and combine them.
    We share methods, tools and techniques. We practice freewriting and professional writing. Participants learn how to condense and transmit...

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 580
  • Liminal Berlin: Exploring the Interface of Movement, Writing, and Cityscape

    We will explore the liminal spaces of Berlin by traversing the city, conducting movement explorations and detailed observations of the built environment. Participants will read and reflect on the city’s cultural...

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 580
  • BOLLYWOOD - The interface of the Indian collective consciousness

    Popular/mainstream films in India have been the vehicle to communicate and comprehend social norms, attitudes and cultural behaviors to the masses. They shape as well as influence the society by playing the important...

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 660
  • Drawing as a Way of Knowing – Plants

    The workshop's participants will study historical plant samples, explore the Botanical Garden and discover structures with the microscope. The gathered knowledge they will develop into a graphical interpretation...

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 580
  • Public Intervention with Sound

    This public intervention workshop offers an opportunity for artistic practices by emphasizing on sound. We will intervene in public space with a focus on specificity of Berlin Central Station where we will exhibit...

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 685
  • Radiant Signs

    Radiant Signs is a five day screen printing workshop exploring sign systems, pictograms and visual miscommunication through drawing experiments, paper cuts and modular stencil printing.

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 580
  • Editing for Film and Video Art

    This workshop examines how filmmakers and video artists can use editing to create and clarify meaning. After watching and discussing clips from a wide range of films, the participants receive quick assignments which...

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 480
  • Mireficating the Present – Aesthetics & Narratives of Peatlands

    Mires have been experiencing a wave of attention in recent years. Yet the dark mythologies surrounding them haven’t changed. This workshop explores potential new languages and narratives of a nonbinary landscape...

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 565
  • Visualising Territorial Digitalisation through Film

    Participants engage with the urban space through a feminist and postcolonial practice of flânerie and produce their own short film projects that shed light on the interstices and connections between digitalisation,...

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 580
  • Berlin Modular Music Interfaces

    The workshop combines artistic-productive and scientific-reflective perspectives on modular synthesizers. During extensive hands-on sessions, individual projects can be developed under guidance. Excursions offer...

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 510
  • Floating Texts: Unlearning To Write

    This course is about unlearning what writing is and navigating inner and physical spaces through collaborative and independent writing explorations. The course offers to explore techniques of ‘writing beyond writing’,...

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 580
  • Body as Territory 2

    In this 6-days-intensive workshop, in combination with the Talmi-Method®-bodywork and Suzuki-Training, basic concepts of the performing arts such as posture, breathing, standing, walking, sitting and the quality...

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 590
  • Artspeak: English as a Foreign Language Workshop

    English is the international language of art and can be read and heard in every art context, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy to speak. In this workshop, students are invited to improve their language skills...

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 420
  • KlangKunstBühne special 2024

    KlangKunstBühne is a continuing education program offered by Universität der Künste (University of the Arts) Berlin. It is aimed at all artistic disciplines. In courses lasting one week each, participants experience...

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 340
  • Oral Storytelling - Further Steps

    Once we are familiar with oral storytelling and the transmission of inner imagery, it is time to dive deeper into the performative strength of the storyteller. We look in detail at which techniques support us in...

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 380
  • The new Berlin Threshold Atlas

    During the workshop we will use a variety of artistic methods and strategies to develop a new edition of the Berlin Threshold Atlas, tracking down, documenting and bringing to life ruptures, transitions and thresholds.

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 680
  • OVERLAPS - Body and Sound Overlaps in Urban Areas

    In urban niches we experience our bodies. How does my body react to space? How does a group of bodies change an urban niche?
    The bodies produce sounds and react to the intrinsic sound of the urban niche. Our bodies...

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 580
  • Playwriting

    Who hasn't failed at this one point when they have an idea for a play in their head, the beginning of a drama in the drawer, and the theatre material in their hands? With professional help and input from other participants,...

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 490
  • (Counter-)mapping through the Ear. Listening Walks, Soundwalks and Audio Walks

    The workshop introduces practices of walking and listening for mapping the sonic city. Topics include acoustic ecology, urban sounds, and field recordings, leading to individual artistic projects.

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 580
  • Post-Vandalism Garment

    In this course we search the streets of Berlin for dicarded garments, thrown on the sidewalks and becoming trash the second they hit the floor. We will pick up some pieces, clean and repurpose them in public space...

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 390
  • Art and Train: A class about art in the railway context

    "Art and Train" is a class that merges theory with practice, conducted both on campus and aboard actual trains, guiding interdisciplinary students and young professionals in creating public art installations at...

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 485
  • Weaving Skin

    Our skin is the first layer that marks a boundary to our immediate environment. Clothes can be seen as another boundary, as a second skin. In this workshop we will multifacetedly explore the topic of skin from tackling...

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 430
  • Performing the Streets / Re-claiming the City

    "Performing the Streets..." empowers participants to create original works using urban environments as inspiration and stages. The workshop uses performance art methods and offers theoretical inputs, guided exercises,...

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 380
  • Questions of Judgement

    Through seminars with critics, gallery visits, and writing exercises, this course considers the forces changing the field of art criticism: increasingly diverse perspectives, a speculative art market, and a turbo-charged...

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 580
  • Berlin Poster – Experimental Image Making through Risography

    This workshop is about experimental image making. Urban sceneries of Berlin will be translated into iconic expressions. Risography is the main tool, not only used to produce a final output, but serving as creative...

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 560
  • The City Never Sleeps

    Together with the participants, we want to explore the urban space and develop our own tools for the artistic realisation of what we perceive.

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 580
  • Bubble, Splash and Drop - Water as an Object of Exploration

    The characteristics of water is the starting point of a performative research practice. We immerse ourselves in the flowing quality of our body movements and explore the sonic properties of water as a material for...

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    Course Fee:
    EUR 490
  • Body as Territory 1

    In this basic two-days-intensive workshop, in combination with the Talmi-Method®-bodywork and Suzuki-Training, basic concepts of the performing arts such as posture, breathing, standing, walking, sitting and the...

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