A million events are always happening in Berlin, as soon as you’re somewhere you’re missing something else. That’s why here at AWAC we want to help you find wonderful events happening over the next two weeks!
Art of Protest Lecture Series happens pretty much every Thursday until mid July. Artists and Theorists are invited to talk about the cross section of Art and Activism.
Ariella Azoulay will speak tonight at 6PM about Revolutionary Language and The Movement of Violence
When: Thursday, June 18th, 18:00
Where: Freie Universität Berlin – Seminarzentrum Silberlaube – Raum L 116, Habelschwerdter Allee 45 14195 Berlin-Dahlem
DarkMatter is a South Asian trans poetry duo made up of Alok Vaid-Menon and Janani Balasubramanian. They are based out of New York City and are currently having a tour around western Europe, titled #AntiPride. They will be stopping in Berlin this weekend and holding three events.
When: Friday, June 19th, 18:30
Where: Familiengarten e.V. Oranienstr. 34
When: Sunday, June 20th, 12pm – 15pm
Where: Lesbenberatung Berlin e.V./ LesMigraS, Kulmer Str. 20a, 10783
When: Sunday, June 20th, 19pm – 23pm
Where: Villa Neukölln, Hermannstraße 233 Biebricherstraße 15, 12049
*note: this event has over 1,000 people who have said they are going and the space only holds 200 people, so if you want to see DarkMatter, go on Friday or show up a couple hours early to wait in line for this show!
Teju Cole is Nigerian-American writer, photographer and art historian. He will be in Berlin next week to present his most recent work, the novel Open City.
When: Tuesday, June 23rd, 20:oo
Where: Backfabrik, Saarbrückerstr. 38, 10405
I’ll be going to giving it a visit once it’s open next week so I can give you a run down of how it is and let you know if you should get your hopes up or not!
When: June 26th – December 1st, 2015
Where: Deutsches Historisches Museum
After seeing DarkMatter you may not be so sure about how much there is to be proud of in the current way non-heterosexual sexualities are talked about and dealt with today in the public sphere. The Dyke March is set to have a new path this year, beginning outside the Deutsches Historisches Museum on the day of the opening of the exhibition to demonstrate for increased lesbian visibility.
When: June 26th, 19:00
Where: Deutsches Historisches Museum (end: Südblock, Kotti 21:00)
When: June 27th, 12:30 – 17:00
Where: Meet at Kurfürstendamm, 10719, Charlottenburg