Provincializing Hamburg?

Discussion with Diana Campbell Betancourt (artistic director of the Samdani Art Foundation, Dhaka), Cosmin Costinas (Director of Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong), Marina Fokidis (Director of Kunsthalle Athens), Omer Krieger (curator of Under the Mountain: Festival of New Public Art, Jerusalem Season of Culture), and Joanna Warsza (head of public program of MANIFESTA10, St. Petersburg), chaired by Boris Buden (author, theoretician, Berlin)

Gezi Park Fiction

Keynote by Christoph Schäfer (Artist, Hamburg)
Response by Bige Örer (Director of Istanbul Biennale)

Europe, the City Is Burning

Lecture by Miguel Robles-Durán (Assistant professor of urbanism, design strategies at Parsons The New School for Design, New York)

1981ff: Art in Public Space in Hamburg

Discussion with Achim Könneke (head of the Cultural Office of the City of Freiburg), Dirck Möllmann (curator of Art in Public Space, Graz), Nina Möntmann (professor of art theory and the history of ideas, Royal University College of Fine Arts, Stockholm), Britta Peters (curator, Hamburg), Stephan Schmidt-Wulffen (head of LikWi, Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen), and Ute Vorkoeper (curator, Hamburg), chaired by Bettina Steinbrügge (Director of Kunstverein in Hamburg)

Biological Research Station

Keynote by Mark Dion (Artist, New York)
Response by Joshua Decter (Author, critic, New York)

Monument Against Fascism

Keynote by Esther Shalev-Gerz (Artist, Paris)
Response by Suzana Milevska (Endowed professor for Central and South Eastern European Art Histories at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna)

We are not ducks on a pond. We are ships at sea.*

Keynote by Lawrence Weiner (Artist, New York and Amsterdam)
Response by Ute Meta Bauer (Director of the Centre for Contemporary Art at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)


Welcome, Prof. Martin Köttering
(President, University of Arts of Hamburg)
Opening, Prof. Barbara Kisseler
(Senator of Culture, Ministry of Culture of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg)
Introduction to the program Stadtkuratorin Hamburg
Sophie Goltz (Artistic Director)