Fri, 10/25/2019
Opening "Artists & Agents: Performance Art and Secret Services"
19:00 - 22:00 | Dortmunder U


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Sohrab Hura: The Lost Head and the Bird

Video of the Month | Dortmunder U | 09/01/2019 - 09/30/2019

Artists & Agents – Performance Art and Secret Services

Exhibition | Dortmunder U | 10/26/2019 - 03/22/2020

The Alt-Right Complex – On Right-Wing Populism Online

Exhibition | Dortmunder U | 03/30/2019 - 09/22/2019


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10. September 2019
19th Dortmund DEW21 Museum Night on Sat., 21 Sep.

On Saturday, 21 September 2019, the 19th Dortmund DEW21 Museum Night takes place. On this day, HMKV opens from 4 p.m. until midnight (12 p.m.) for Museum Night ticket holders and is otherwise closed by day. Starting at 4 p.m. HMKV offers short guided tours through the current The Alt-Right Complex exhibition. The last tour begins at 10 p.m.

Please mind that on Sunday, 22 September 2019, HMKV does not open until 2 p.m.

22. July 2019
Coding da Vinci – Westphalia/Ruhr on 12-13 Oct 2019

The HMKV is a co-organiser of the cultural hackathon Coding da Vinci: cultural institutions, designers and developers from the region will come together at the Zeche Zollern in Dortmund on the weekend of 12–13 October 2019 to create new approaches to digital cultural heritage. Museums, archives and libraries wishing to contribute data can still register until 18 August 2019. Join & share!

20. July 2019
"Computer Grrrls" on view at MU Eindhoven

The exhibition Computer Grrrls – a co-production of HMKV (Hartware MedienKunstVerein) and La Gaîté Lyrique, Paris – openes at MU Eindhoven in the Netherlands on 20 July 2019 and is on view until 06 October 2019. The exhibition brings together artists who research, document and imagine different types of alliances between women, gender and technology in their work and projects.

19. June 2019
Magazine "The Alt-Right Complex" available for download

The PDF version of the magazine accompanying "The Alt-Right Complex" exhibition is available here for download. The print edition continues to be available for purchase at our book shop in the exhibition and by order via our homepage (Inke Arns, HMKV, The Alt-Right Complex – On Right-Wing Populism Online, Dortmund: 2019, 127 pages, GER/EN)

18. June 2019
Preview: Artists & Agents: Performance Art and Secret Services

From 26 October 2019 - on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall - the elaborately researched international group exhibition Artists & Agents: Performance Art and Secret Services will be on view at the HMKV. The focus is on the files that various secret services in Eastern Europe - and beyond - have created on performance artists from the 1960s to the 1990s - in order to be able to "infiltrate" them all the better and "liquidate" them from within. For this, however, they had to become performance artists themselves. In cooperation with the Slavic Seminar of the University of Zürich. More information here.

14. January 2019
Justus Bier Award for Curators 2018 goes to Inke Arns, Igor Chubarov and Sylvia Sasse

We are proud! Inke Arns, Igor Chubarov and Sylvia Sasse have been awarded the Justus Bier Prize for Curators 2018 for their exhibition and publication "The Storming of the Winter Palace - Forensics of an Image" (2017/2018)! The exhibition was shown at Gessnerallee Zurich, Hartware MedienKunstVerein in Dortmund and Muzeum Sztuki in Łodz. The award ceremony will take place on 29 March 2019 as part of the exhibition opening of "The Alt-Right Complex" at HMKV at the Dortmunder U.


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