“In Conversation”: Monthly Talk Series with International Artists from February 2024

Hamburger Bahnhof – Nationalgalerie der Gegenwart

From February 2024, Hamburger Bahnhof will be bringing internationally acclaimed artists to Berlin on the first Saturday of every month at 3 pm and inviting them to a conversation with the audience. The artists who are part of the Nationalgalerie's collection, or have exhibited in the museum will discuss their artistic careers and the Berlin art scene within a global context.

The series offers Berlin audiences the opportunity to experience first-hand internationally influential artists in person. The series is reservation and admission free.

Kick-off with Tania Bruguera on 3 February 2024

“In Conversation” begins on Saturday, 3 February 2024 with the artist and activist Tania Bruguera (born 1968), who shortly after presents her performance “Where Your Ideas Become Civic Actions (100 Hours Reading The Origins of Totalitarianism)” at Hamburger Bahnhof. The performance consists of a 100-hour continuous reading of the seminal text by Hannah Arendt in the museum’s historical hall, from Friday, 7 February to Sunday, 11 February 2024.

Further Events

  • Saturday, 2 March 2024, 3 pm
    Rachel Whiteread in conversation with Sam Bardaouil
  • Saturday, 6 April 2024, 3 pm
    Elmgreen & Dragset in conversation with Sam Bardaouil und Till Fellrath
  • Saturday, 4 May 2024, 3 pm
    Ersan Mondtag in conversation with Çağla Ilk
  • Saturday, 6 July 2024, 3 pm
    Anne Imhof in conversation with Anna-Catharina Gebbers

The series “In Conversation“

The series will continue throughout the year with internally renowned artist, such as Mark Bradford (born 1961), who will be presenting his first institutional museum exhibition in Germany at Hamburger Bahnhof from September 2024 the Rieckhallen.

The series “In Conversation” will be will be moderated by members of the Hamburger Bahnhof curatorial team and is admission free.

“In Conversation” is made possible by the support of Deutsche Bank for a period of two years.