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General Information

Festival

transmediale 2020 End to End aims at a comprehensive reevaluation of networks and their limits. Learn more about the festival theme.

28 Jan – 01 Mar 2020
HKW, Volksbühne Berlin, Berghain, and Emabssy of Canada

Leaving behind a decade marked by a backlash against the Internet and the network society, the 33rd festival edition aims at a broad re-evaluation of networks and their limits. Drawing on the legacies of European critical and autonomous network cultures, it also wants to highlight alternatives to bring about sustainable social change. Read more

Festival Structure

transmediale 2020 takes place at Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Volksbühne Berlin, Berghain, and Embassy of Canada.

Read more about the festival program.

Opening

The festival week of transmediale 2020 End to End starts with the opening night at HKW on 28 January 2020.

28 January, 19:00
HKW

Join us in kicking off transmediale 2020 End to End with a night full of performances, an artist talk, and DJ sets by participanting artists. Get into the full program of the opening.

Venues

transmediale 2020 takes place at various venues throughout the city.

HKW, Volksbühne Berlin, Berghain, and Embassy of Canada in Berlin.

Festival Visit

Addresses

Where to find our festival venues.

Haus der Kulturen der Welt

John-Foster-Dulles-Allee 10
10557 Berlin

Volksbühne Berlin

Linienstr. 227
10178 Berlin

Berghain

Am Wriezener Bahnhof
10243 Berlin

Embassy of Canada

Leipziger Platz 17
10117 Berlin

Directions

Plan your journey: Find possible routes to get to Haus der Kulturen der Welt and Volksbühne Berlin.

Haus der Kulturen der Welt

By S-Bahn
Station Hauptbahnhof (S3, S5, S7, S9, S75)
Route

By U-Bahn
Station Bundestag (U55)
Route

By Bus
Station Haus der Kulturen Welt (100, M 85)
Route

Volksbühne Berlin
By S-Bahn
Station Alexanderplatz (S3, S5, S7, S9, S75)
Route

By U-Bahn
Station Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz (U55)
Route

By Bus
Station Alexanderplatz (200, 142, TXL)
Route

To plan your journey using public transport, visit https://bvg.de/en.

If you are going by bike or by car, get directions on https://maps.openrouteservice.org.

Opening Hours

Here you find the opening hours of HKW and Volksbühne Berlin.

HKW

Festival Week
Exhibition Opening
Tue 28.01.2020, 19:00
Free entry
Wed 29.01., 11:00 – 20:00
Thur 30.01., 11:00 – 22:00
Fri 31.01. – Sun 02.02., 11:00 – 20:00

After the Festival
03.02 - 01.03.
Mo, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun, 12:00 – 19:00
Thu, 12:00 – 22:00
Tuesday closed

Volksbühne Berlin

Fri 31.01. 10:00 - 00:00
Sat 01.02. 10:00 - 00:00

Guided Tours

Here you find informations about our guided tours through the exhibition The Eternal Network.

Festival Week

Curator's Tour
Thu, 30.01. 11:00 (EN)
Guided Tours
Thu, 30.01. 13:00 (DE), 15:00 (EN)

After the Festival

Guided Tours every Sunday, 15:00
09.02. (EN), 16.02. (DE), 23.02. (EN), 01.03. (DE)
Short Tours every Monday, 15:00
10.02., 17.02., 24.02.

Tickets for Guided Tours through The Eternal Network

Code of Conduct

Here you find the festival's code of conduct.

Code of Conduct

transmediale wants to provide a harassment and discrimination-free festival experience for everyone. To this end, all attendees, participants, and volunteers at our festival are required to comply with our code of conduct.

Photo Policy

Information on the festival's photo policy.

transmediale visitors may have their photo taken during their festival visit, and authorize transmediale and CTM to edit, copy, publish, or distribute these photos for purposes of documenting and publicizing the festival. In case you were photographed and would like us to delete the pictures taken of you, please contact us here.

Service

Info Counter HKW & Volksbühne Berlin

Here you find all service informations you need to know.

Info Counter HKW

Our Info Point is located in the main foyer. Our staff is happy to help with any questions you have.
Opening Hours Info Counter
Tue 28.01. 19:00 – 22:30
Thu 30.01. 13:00 – 22:00
Sat 01.02. 11:00 – 20:00

Info Counter Volksbühne Berlin

You find our Info-Counter in the Parkettfoyer of Volksbühne. We are happy to help you.
Opening Hours Info Counter
Fri 31.01. 10:00 – 20:00
Sat 01.02. 10:00 – 20:00

Pass Counter & Pass pick up

Here you find how to pick up your pass and what the opening hours of our pass counters are.

Passes must be picked up at the transmediale/CTM Pass Counters; the pre-sale ticket itself does not give access to festival events. Please bring a valid document of identification at the time of pick-up (ID card, passport, driver’s license). Passes may be picked up by the authorized ticket-holder only and are non-transferable. Access to festival venues can only be granted with valid festival pass and wristband or ticket. Lost passes or tickets will not be refunded. Reduced Festival Pass holders will be asked to present their certification or student ID at the counter in order to exchange the pre-sale printout for their pass.

Pass Counter HKW

Tue 28.01. 19:00 – 22:30
Thu 30.01. 13:00 – 22:00
Sat 01.02. 11:00 – 20:00

Pass Counter Volksbühne Berlin

Fri 31.01. 09:30 – 20:00
Sat 01.02. 09:30 – 15:00

Coat Check & Lockers

We have free coat check available at HKW and Volksbühne Berlin.

Free coat check and lockers for 1 Euro available at HKW and free coat check at Volksbühne Berlin

Wi-fi

There is wi-fi available at HKW and Volksbühne Berlin.

HKW

Please connect to the network “transmediale” to use free wi-fi during the festival.

Volksbühne Berlin

Please connect to the network “transmediale” to use free wi-fi during the symposium.

Power Plugs

Where to find power plugs in case of need.

HKW

In case you need to charge your phone or laptop, you can find power plugs in the basement and at the pillars in the main foyer.

Volksbühne Berlin

You find power plugs in the main foyer close to the windows.

Eat & Drink

Here you find options for drinking and dining.

HKW

At HKW you can find the restaurant Weltwirtschaft and the Hirschfeld Bar. Please not that credit or debit cards are not accepted (cash only). These are independent catering companies, which do not operate under the direction of transmediale. At Hauptbahnhof, within a walking distance of 15 minutes, there are plenty of additional food options open every day.

Volksbühne Berlin

You can enjoy snacks and drinks at the bar's and the Parkett-Café. The bar's open on Friday and Saturday at 10:00 and close at 00:00. Also, there are many Cafés, Restaurants, Delis, and Grocery Stores close by the theatre.

Passes

E2E Pass

With the E2E Pass you can experience the whole program of the 2020 edition of transmediale.

E2E Pass – 110€

The E2E Pass grants access to all transmediale events (with the exception of the Student Forum) and the CTM & transmediale collaborative discourse program To Go Beyond and the CTM & transmediale Berghain Night In-Between Ends. You will also be able to register for our activations for free. The E2E Pass grants unlimited access to the exhibition during the festival week. If you would like to visit the exhibition between 3 February and 1 March 2020, please purchase an extra ticket.

transmediale + CTM Connect Pass 2020

Experience transmediale 2020 and CTM 2020 together with our Connect Pass.

The transmediale + CTM Connect Pass gives you access to most transmediale and CTM events, excluding the following exceptions: transmediale Student Forum, CTM 2020 Opening Concert on 25 January, Technosomatics workshop on 29.1., Hildur Gudnadottir's Chernobyl on 29 and 30 January, Robert Henke's CBM 8032 AV on 29 January, Drops and Seeds by Prumsodun Ok, Ana Maria Rodriguez, and Fred Pommerehn from 31 January to 2 February, and other concerts TBA. Also the transmediale workshops need pre-registration. The Connect Pass grants unlimited access to the transmediale exhibition The Eternal Network during the festival week. If you would like to visit the exhibition between 3 February and 1 March 2020, you need to purchase an additional ticket.

With the transmediale + CTM Connect Gold Pass you can visit all CTM and all transmediale 2020 events with the exception of the transmediale Student Forum. Please not that all transmediale workshops require pre-registration. The Connect Gold Pass grants unlimited access to the transmediale exhibition The Eternal Network during the festival week. If you would like to visit the exhibition between 3 February and 1 March 2020, please purchase an extra ticket.

transmediale + CTM Connect Pass – 175€

transmediale + CTM Connect Gold Pass – 225€

Please note: As some CTM and transmediale festival locations have a limited capacity, access cannot always be guaranteed. We suggest to arrive on time to avoid disappointment. Access to CTMs nighttime events cannot be granted for persons under 18 years of age.

Symposium Pass

If you are only interested in visiting the conference program, our Symposium Pass is for you.

Symposium Pass – 80€/40€ excl fee

With the Symposium Pass you can visit the two-day symposium on 31 January and 1 February and get unlimited access to the exhibition The Eternal Network during the festival week. If you would like to visit the exhibition between 3 February and 1 March 2020, please purchase an extra ticket. Reduced Symposium Passes are available as well.

We will also have a small contingent of Symposium Day Passes available at the door only.

Film & Video Pass

To visit only the Streaming Life Film & Video Day, get your Film & Video Pass.

Film & Video Pass – 20€/10€ excl fee

With the Film & Video Pass you can visit the Film & Video Day on 30 January and get unlimited access to the exhibition The Eternal Network during the festival week. If you would like to visit the exhibition between 3 February and 1 March 2020, please purchase an extra ticket. Reduced Film & Video Passes are also available.

Student Forum Pass

Are you a student or a student group and plan to visit transmediale 2020? Expand your festival experience with our Student Forum Pass.

Student Forum Pass – 10€

The Student Forum Pass gives you access to the Student Forum and to the exhibition The Eternal Network during the festival week. If you would like to visit the exhibition between 3 February and 1 March 2020, please purchase an extra ticket. Additionally, students can register for a thematic tour of the exhibition.

Reduced Passes

Not sure whether you're eligible for a reduced price? More information here.

Reduced Symposium Pass – 40€
Reduced Film & Video Pass – 10€

Reduced Symposium Passes and Film & Video Passes are available to students, those officially serving German Federal Voluntary Service (BFD), people receiving social welfare or persons with disabilities (at least 50 v. H. MdE). Individuals with disabilities may also bring an accompanying person to the festival; please contact us via tickets@transmediale.de beforehand. Children up to 15 years of age have free admission.

Anyone who is not eligible for a reduction but cannot afford to buy a full-price pass may apply as a volunteer to receive a free pass in exchange for their help. You can apply to volunteer here!

Tickets

Exhibition Ticket

To visit the exhibition The Eternal Network, purchase your Ticket here.

Exhibition Ticket – 5€ excl fee

With this Ticket you can visit the month-long exhibition The Eternal Network. Reduced tickets are available at the entry.

CTM & transmediale Night – Berghain Ticket

To enjoy the entire program of In Between Ends – CTM & transmediale Night at Berghain, get this Ticket.

Berghain Ticket – 20€ excl fee

With the Ticket you can visit In Between Ends – CTM & transmediale Night on 29 January and get unlimited access to the entire program. This event is included in the E2E Pass, Connect Pass, and Connect Gold Pass.

Future Worlds of Entanglement – Ticket

You can enjoy the screening and performance Future Worlds of Entanglement: Eternity Be Kind & AIDOL 爱道 at Volksbühne Berlin, with this Ticket.

Future Worlds of Entanglement Ticket – 15€ excl fee

With this Ticket you can enjoy Future Worlds of Entanglement: Eternity Be Kind & AIDOL 爱道 on 1 February at Volksbühne. This event is included in the E2E Pass, Connect Pass, and Connect Gold Pass. Be aware that this events is not included in the Symposium Pass.

Videoblogging before YouTube – Ticket

You can enjoy the lecture Videoblogging before YouTube at HKW with this Ticket.

Videoblogging before YouTube Ticket – 8€ excl fee

With this Ticket you can visit the lecture
Videoblogging before YouTube
on 30 January at HKW. This event is included in the Film & Video Pass, E2E Pass, Connect Pass, and Connect Gold Pass.

Telematic New World – Ticket

You can enjoy the short film screening including the subsequent talk Telematic New World at HKW with this Ticket.

Telematic New World Ticket – 8€ excl fee

With this Ticket you can visit the short film screening and talk Telematic New World on 30 January at HKW. This event is included in the Film & Video Pass, E2E Pass, Connect Pass, and Connect Gold Pass.

Autonomous Pirate Machinery – Ticket

You can enjoy the lecture Autonomous Pirate Machinery at HKW with this Ticket.

Autonomous Pirate Machinery– 8€ excl fee

With this Ticket you can visitAutonomous Pirate Machinery on 30 January at HKW. This event is included in the Film & Video Pass, E2E Pass, Connect Pass, and Connect Gold Pass.

Present.Perfect. – Ticket

You can enjoy the screening and subsequent talk of Present.Perfect. at HKW with this Ticket.

Present.Perfect.– 8€ excl fee

With this Ticket you can visit Present.Perfect. on 30 January at HKW. This event is included in the Film & Video Pass, E2E Pass, Connect Pass, and Connect Gold Pass.

Passes and tickets cannot be refunded or exchanged via our team. We are working with TicketSwap to ensure a safe place to resell your e-tickets.

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