transmediale 2020
End to End

The 33rd festival edition includes the month-long exhibition The Eternal Network and the two-day symposium at Volksbühne Berlin as well as the Film & Video Day, the CTM & transmediale Night at Berghain, the Student Forum, and a workshop program.

transmediale 2020 End to End reevaluates the role of networks as technological, social, and artistic infrastructure and their limits: it will outline potential futures of the network society and beyond.
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Opening transmediale 2020 End to End
28.01. 19:00 HKW

transmediale 2020 opens its doors with a night of performances by participating artists, an artist talk, and a further lineup of performers and DJs at Haus der Kulturen der Welt. Opening night

Exhibition – The Eternal Network
28.01 – 01.03.2020 HKW

The Eternal Network is a group exhibition about the persistence of networks, with a focus on their potentials and limits in response to current social and technological changes. Curatorial statement

Activations – The Eternal Network
29.01 – 30.01.2020 HKW

Dive deeper in the group exhibition The Eternal Network with a series of exhibition ativations by participating artists to learn more about the specific artworks and revisions. Exhibition activations

Student Forum
29.01.2020 HKW

The second Student Forum is directed at students who would like to expand their festival experience through participative and dialogue-based formats. More

In Between Ends – CTM & transmediale Night
29.01.2020 Berghain

The jointly hosted In Between Ends – CTM & transmediale Night bridges the festival themes Liminal and End to End through hybrids of music, sound, and intermedia performances. Program

Streaming Life – Film & Video Day
30.01.2020 HKW

The Film & Video Day follows the theme of transmediale 2020 End to End with a focus on online video cultures and how they have changed over time through both artistic and documentary perspectives. Film & Video Day program

End to End Symposium
31.01. – 01.02.2020 Volksbühne Berlin

More than 50 artists and thinkers will examine the limits of networks as social, technological, and artistic infrastructures and ask if the network is still a viable model to react to urgent challenges such as climate change and artificial intelligence. Symposium program

Partner program

CTM 2020
24.01. – 02.02.2020

various venues

In their 21st edition Liminal, our long-term partner CTM critically engages with our present and possible futures through music as a site of negotiating boundary-disturbing experiences and acts of transgression in a program throughout the city. CTM website

17.01.2020 – 02.02.2020

various venues

In its ninth edition, more than 54 project spaces, galleries, and cultural institutions from the fields of digital art and culture as well as experimental music and sound art are curating an extended pre-festival program throughout the city.

Go to the Vorspiel website