Reopening on Mai 8, 2020
Extended until August 23, 2020
Actually, the Dead Are Not Dead: Politics of Life
An exhibition by Württembergischer Kunstverein in cooperation with Bergen Assembly 

Actually, the Dead Are Not Dead: Politics of Life is conceived as three-part series of exhibitions at the Württembergischer Kunstverein in continuation of Bergen Assembly 2019.The first part focuses on life – understood beyond the alleged binary oppositions of subject and object, human and animal, health and illness, life and death. The exhibition asks how our relationships with those who are no longer or not yet present can be redefined, acknowledging our responsibility for past and future life. This might include how we tackle the legacies of unresolved social conflicts, or our concern for the future of the planet and its resources. It involves the lives of functionally diverse bodies as well as the struggle against all those economies that condone death for the sake of profit ... more

Reopening on Mai 8, 2020
Extended until June 14, 2020
Alexander Kluge. Opera: The Temple of Seriousness
An exhibition by Würtembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart and Staatsoper Stuttgart

In 2017, the Württembergischer Kunstverein dedicated a major solo exhibition to the writer, filmmaker, and theorist Alexander Kluge. Music already played a central role at that time, an aspect that will be further intensified with the new project, a series of exhibitions taking place simultaneously at three different locations: Stuttgart, Ulm and Halberstadt. The question is raised as to the role of the opera, created (at the latest) in the seventeenth century, as today‘s “temple of seriousness“ (Kluge): as a place where seriousness, grief and joy are expressed and losses can be mourned appropriately... more

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