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Filme & Videos of the Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin

Allein im Museum | Exhibition "Magical Soup" in the Hamburger Bahnhof with Anna-Catharina Gebbers

Spaciously presented across more than 2,000 square metres in Hamburger Bahnhof’s Rieckhallen, the group exhibition Magical Soup features key works complemented by loans representing the latest generation of artists, with a common point of departure being the nexus of sound, image and social space.

Length: 18:22 Minutes
Production: Retina Fabrik

Alone in the Museum


Portrait of the Hamburger Bahnhof

Length:  1:22 Minutes
Video: Retina Fabrik / Lukas Feigelfeld
Music: Alva Noto - U_09-0 – Unitxt
Courtesy: Richard Artschwager, Joseph Beuys, Douglas Gordon/Studio Lost but found, Katharina Grosse, Carsten Höller, Martin Honert, Robert Indiana, Richard Long, Julian Rosefeldt, Jorinde Voigt / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2019; Saâdane Afif, Christoph Büchel, Christian Marclay, Ari Benjamin Meyers, Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller, Walton Ford, Franka Hörnschemayer, Anne Imhof, Martin Kippenberger, Robert Kusmirowski, Thomas Saraceno, Oskar Schlemmer, Andy Warhol / The Artists and their Galleries
Photo/Video: Thomas Bruns, Nathan Corbin, Roman März, David von Becker, Jens Ziehe

Hingeschaut! (Looked at)

Looked at! No solid form can contain you von Mariana Castillo Deball

Length: 2:16 Minutes
Picture: Mariana Castillo Deball: No solid form can contain you, 2010 © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Nationalgalerie / Mathias Völzke
Animation: Retina Fabrik


Exhibitions

Xinyi Cheng.The Horse with Eye Blinders

Xinyi Cheng (* 1989 in Wuhan, lebt und arbeitet in Paris) wurde 2019 mit dem Baloise Kunst-Preis prämiert. Wie schon in den vergangenen beiden Ausgaben mit Sam Pulitzer und Lawrence Abu Hamdan ist diese Auszeichnung mit einem Ankauf der Baloise Group für die Sammlung der Nationalgalerie verbunden. In ihrer ersten institutionellen Einzelausstellung im Hamburger Bahnhof präsentiert Cheng rund 30 Gemälde, darunter eine Vielzahl neuer Werke sowie sechs Fotografien.

Zentral in Chengs künstlerischer Praxis ist die Malerei. In ihren Bildern stehen häufig Männerfiguren im Mittelpunkt. Neben Einzeldarstellungen zeigt sie ihre Modelle auch in Interaktion miteinander. Der Umraum bleibt zumeist unbestimmt und besteht häufig aus in sich strukturierten, einfarbigen Hintergründen. Dadurch treten die Körper der Figuren aus der Fläche hervor. Ihre Beziehung zueinander, die durch zärtliche Gesten und intime Momente, aber auch rätselhafte Tätigkeiten angedeutet wird, lässt Cheng dabei offen.

Länge: 3:04 Minuten

Magical Soup. Medienkunst aus der Sammlung der Nationalgalerie, der Friedrich Christian Flick Collection im Hamburger Bahnhof und Leihgaben |  Trailer

Auf über 2.000 Quadratmetern zeigt die Gruppenausstellung „Magical Soup“ in den Rieckhallen des Hamburger Bahnhof zentrale Werke ergänzt um Leihgaben der jüngsten Künstler*innengeneration, deren gemeinsamer Ausgangspunkt das Verhältnis von Ton, Bild und sozialem Raum ist. Musik hat die Kraft, imaginäre Welten zu erzeugen. Durch Töne lassen sich Räume physisch erschüttern. Und Bilder können Klangräume heraufbeschwören, die über Leinwände und Bildschirme hinausführen. „Magical Soup“ erkundet die Macht und Magie, mit der Bilder Sound, Musik und Sprache Wirklichkeit erzeugen, zu Tage bringen oder verbergen. Die jeweiligen Werke bewegen sich zwischen genauer Beobachtung, radikalem Selbstausdruck und bewusster Dekonstruktion von Identität.

Länge: 0:46 Minuten
Produktion: art/beats

 

Magical Soup | Ausstellungsfilm

Länge: 6:24 Minuten

 

Magical Soup | Die Kuratorin Anna-Catharina Gebbers im Gespräch mit Sandra Mujinga

Die Künstlerin Sandra Mujinga spricht mit der Kuratorin Anna-Catharina Gebbers über Aspekte ihrer Arbeit "Disruptive Pattern" (2018). Zu sehen ist ihre Videoinstallation mit der Tänzerin Amie Mbye (ohne Ton auf drei Flatscreens) in der Ausstellung „Magical Soup. Medienkunst aus der Sammlung der Nationalgalerie, der Friedrich Christian Flick Collection im Hamburger Bahnhof und Leihgaben“ (6. September 2020 bis 3. Januar 2021, Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin).

Sandra Mujinga (geboren 1989 in Goma, Demokratische Republik Kongo) ist eine norwegische Künstlerin und Musikerin, die in Berlin und Oslo lebt und arbeitet. Sie studierte an der Kunstakademie Malmö (Universität Lund) und an der Akademie der bildenden Künste in Wien. Zu ihren jüngsten Einzelausstellungen gehören “Midnight”, Vleeshal, Middelburg (2020), “SONW - Shadow of New Worlds”, Bergen Kunsthall (2019); “Seasonal Pulses”, Croy Nielsen, Wien (2019); “Hoarse Globules”, UKS, Oslo (2018); und “Calluses”, Tranen, Kopenhagen (2018).

Länge: 5:10 Minuten

Magical Soup | Die Kuratorin Anna-Catharina Gebbers im Gespräch mit Nicole Wermers

Die Künstlerin Nicole Wermers stellt im Gespräch mit der Kuratorin Anna-Catharina Gebbers ihr Werk „The Violet Revs“ (2017) vor. Zu sehen ist die installative Arbeit in der Ausstellung „Magical Soup. Medienkunst aus der Sammlung der Nationalgalerie, der Friedrich Christian Flick Collection im Hamburger Bahnhof und Leihgaben“ (6. September 2020 bis 3. Januar 2021, Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin).

Nicole Wermers wurde 1971 in Emsdetten (DE) geboren und lebt derzeit in London (GB). Von 1990 bis 1997 studierte sie an der Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg bei Sigmar Polke und Claus Böhmler. 1999 erlangte sie den Master of Fine Arts am Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London. Im Jahr 2015 wurde Wermers für den Turner-Preis nominiert. Seit 2017 ist Nicole Wermers Professorin an der Akademie der Bildenden Künste München.

Länge: 4:46 Minuten

Michael Schmidt – Retrospective. Photographs 1965—2014 | Trailer

Michael Schmidt (1945–2014) occupies a unique position in contemporary German photography. Born in Berlin and with no formal training in photography, he discovered the medium as a form of artistic expression in the mid-1960s. The retrospective at the Hamburger Bahnhof portrays his life’s work chronologically for the first time and also represents the first exhibition of the photographer’s oeuvre in his hometown of Berlin in 25 years.

Length: 0:54 minutes
Production: Retina Fabrik

Michael Schmidt Ausstellungsfilm

Michael Schmidt Exhibition film

Length: 5:23 Minutes
Production: Retina Fabrik / Lukas Feigelfeld

Katharina Grosse. It Wasn’t Us

Katharina Grosse. It Wasn’t Us

A painting by Katharina Grosse can appear anywhere. Her large-scale works are multi-dimensional pictorial worlds in which splendid color sweeps across walls, ceilings, objects, and even entire buildings and landscapes. For the exhibition It Wasn’t Us the artist has transformed the Historic Hall of Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin as well as the outdoor space behind the building, into an expansive painting which radically destabilises the existing order of the museum architecture.

Produktion: artbeats
Länge: 4:31 Minuten

Cevdet Erek. Bergama Stereo Works of Music by Visual Artists

In “Bergama Stereo”, an architectural installation with sound, the Istanbul-based artist and musician Cevdet Erek references the form, the historically attributed function and the ongoing reception of the Pergamonaltar, now located in Berlin, and creates a new interpretation of the famous Hellenistic edifice.

Length: 5:26 Minuten
Production: ants and butterflies
Camera: Frank Paul
Cutting: Ralf Schuster
Grip: Günther Fekl

From 5 September 2019 to 26 January 2020, Kulturforum will present the group exhibition Micro Era. Media Art from China. Invited by the Nationalgalerie, the two artists Cao Fei (*1978) and Lu Yang (*1984) asked the artists Fang Di (*1987) and Zhang Peili (*1957) for a dialogue. The artists selected the works together with the Chinese and German curators Anna-Catharina Gebbers (Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegen-wart – Berlin), Victor Wang (freelance curator, Shanghai/London) and Yang Beichen (freelance curator and film reseacher, Beijing). The exhibition will be accompanied by Pi Li (M +, Hong Kong) as curatorial advisor.

 

Micro Era | Trailer

Länge: 0:34 Minuten
Produktion: art / beats

 

Micro Era | Interview with the curators

Length: 12:40 minutes

Micro Era. Media Art from China: Talk with artists

In September 2019 the curatorial team of the exhibition "Micro Era. Media Art from China" Anna-Catharina Gebbers, Victor Wang and Yang Beichen, the exhibited artists Cao Fei, Fang Di, Lu Yang and Zhang Peili, met to talk about the exhibition, its dramaturgy and the works.

Length: 1:48 h
 

Micro Era. Media Art from China: Talk about the exhibition

In September 2019 the curatorial team of the exhibition "Micro Era. Media Art from China" Anna-Catharina Gebbers, Victor Wang and Yang Beichen, the exhibited artists Cao Fei, Fang Di, Lu Yang and Zhang Peili, met to talk about the exhibition, its dramaturgy and the works.

Länge: 1:38 h 

 

Andreas Mühe: Studiovisit

Exhibition: Andreas Mühe: Mischpoche from 26.04.2019 to 11.08.2019

Length: 2:32 minutes
Production: Freunde der Nationalgalerie

More videos can be found on the YouTube-Playlist of the Freunde der Nationalgalerie.

 

Jack Whitten: Jack's Jacks | Trailer

The Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin will present an extensive exhibition of works by the American painter Jack Whitten (1939–2018), the first solo show by the artist in a European institution.

Length: 0:27 minutes
Production: artbeats

How to talk with birds, trees, fish, shells, snakes, bulls and lions | Trailer

Collaborative and trans-disciplinary artist Antje Majewski (born 1968 in Marl, Germany) has opened an ongoing dialogue with colleagues and invited them to contribute works exploring the reciprocal relationships between human and beyond-human beings in a poetic way.

Length: 0:44 Minuten
Production: retina fabrik

How to talk with birds, trees, fish, shells, snakes, bulls and lions | Video-Interviews

Length: 3:59 Minuten
 

PAINTER. MENTOR. MAGICIAN | Trailer

The exhibition PAINTER. MENTOR. MAGICIANis the first to spotlight the enormous influence of the former Brücke artist and expressionist Otto Mueller (1874–1930).

Length: 0:32 minutes
Production: Freunde der Nationalgalerie

PAINTER. MENTOR. MAGICIAN. Otto Mueller | Film on the exhibition

Length: 2:39 minutes
Production: Freunde der Nationalgalerie

Agnieszka Polska, The Demon´s Brain

In The Demon’s Brain, a multichannel video installation created expressly for the exhibition at the Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin, Agnieszka Polska grapples with the ethical question of how individuals can assume social responsibility amid the overwhelming demands of the present moment.

Length: 2:09 minutes
Production: bboxx Filme

Hello World. Revising a Collection

Film for the exhibition „Hello World. Revising a Collection” from April 28th to August 26th 2018

Length: 3:49 minutes
Credits: Joseph Beuys, Hanson Duane, Hannah Höch, Joseph Kosuth, Bruce Nauman © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2018
Barnett Newman © Barnett Newman Foundation / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2018
Robert Indiana © Morgan Art Foundation/ARS New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2018

Julian Rosefeldt. Manifesto | Film on the exhibition

From February 10 to September 18, 2016, Nationalgalerie will present a solo show by Berlin based artist Julian Rosefeldt (b. 1965) at Hamburger Bahnhof. Rosefeldt is renowned not only for his photography but also for his elaborately staged films.

The exhibition was made possible by the Verein der Freunde der Nationalgalerie. We would like to thank Tretford Teppich for their generous support.  

Manifesto is a joint production of the Nationalgalerie – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin with the Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne, Sydney's Art Gallery of New South Wales, Hannover's Sprengel Museum and Ruhrtriennale. The project was also created in collaboration with Bayerischer Rundfunk and with the generous support of Medienboard Berlin Brandenburg and Burger Collection, Hong Kong. As part of this collaboration, Manifesto was purchased for the museum by Verein der Freunde der Nationalgalerie.

Length: 2:43 Minutes
Produktion: bboxxFilme © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2016

Anne Imhof. Angst II | Film on the exhibition

Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin will be showing Anne Imhof's work Angst II from September 14–25.

The exhibition is made possible by the Freunde der Nationalgalerie and supported by BMW. The opera at the basis of the exhibition was coproduced by Nationalgalerie – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin and Kunsthalle Basel in collaboration with La Biennale de Montréal.

Length: 9:21 Minutes
Film: Nathan Corbin
Photo: Nadine Fraczkowski

Mary Heilmann & David Reed | Two By Two

Two By Two marks the first joint exhibition of New York-based artists ­Mary Heilmann (b. 1940, San Francisco) and David Reed (b. 1946, San Diego). The show has been conceived specially for Hamburger Bahnhof and presents forty paintings and installative works created since the 1970s.

Length: 2:52 minutes
Production: bboxxFILME

Interview Udo Kittelmann | Festival of Future Nows 2017 → ∞

The second edition of the Festival of Future Nows is taking place during Berlin Art Week 2017 at Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin.

Length: 1:26 minutes

Interview Olafur Eliasson | Festival of Future Nows 2017 → ∞

Length: 1:42 minutes

Adrian Piper. The Probable Trust Registry: The Rules of the Game #1-3

Film for the exhibition "Adrian Piper. The Probable Trust Registry: The Rules of the Game #1-3".

Length: 3:36 minutes


Behind the Scenes

Conservator Carolin Bohlmann

Our film series "Behind the Scenes" introduces the work of some of the staff in different areas and museums of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin.

Episode 1: Conservator Carolin Bohlmann from the Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart 

Length: 3:24 minutes
Interview: Constantin Lieb
Camera: Felix von Boehm
Production: bboxxfilme


Documentation

Paneldiscussion "Learning from Artists’ Networks" Gabriele Knapstein, Bill Kelley Jr, Matthias Mühling, Farid Rakun Berlin, 1. October 2019

GLOBAL MUSEUM: WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? 30 September - 1 October 2019 Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart - Berlin

Length: 58:56 minutes

 

Paneldiscussion "Gauging Effects: »Global Museum« as Part of a Contemporary Focus on Transnational Networks" Christian Kravagna, Giulia Lamoni, Julia Hagenberg, Joaquin Barriendos Berlin, 1. October 2019

Length: 54:57 minutes

VOLKSWAGEN ART 4 ALL | Trailer

Every first Thursday of the month, from 4 to 8 pm, the Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin offers free entry. The central focus of VOLKSWAGEN ART4ALL will be to explore topics relating to the museum’s current exhibitions and collections. An interdisciplinary programme comprising lectures, artists’ talks, performances and multi-lingual tours aims to make art more accessible to wider audiences.

Length: 1:35 minutes

Interview | Marjetica Potrč

Marjetica Potrč in conversation with Ooze architects Rotterdam (Eva Pfannes & Sylvain Hartenberg)

Length: 1:04:33 minutes

Reading | Arno Bertina

Mona Lisa in Bangoula (in French with simultaneous translation into German) on May 3rd, 2018

Length: 1:35 minutes

Conference "The Idea of the Global Museum" at the Hamburger Bahnhof | Day One

The conference "The Idea of the Global Museum" is part of a project, which explores the Nationalgalerie Collection with respect to its international and transregional entanglements. 

Lenght: 22:52 minutes

 

Conference "The Idea of the Global Museum" at Hamburger Bahnhof | Day one | Keynote by Luis Camnitzer

Length: 47:06 minutes

The video documentation of the further lectures of the conference is available at YouTube: Playlist "The Idea of the Global Museum".