Social Innovation!

An interview by Diana Fehr / July, 2022 Prof. Dr. Jürgen Howaldt is the director of the Social Research Centre of Dortmund, and professor at the department of Social Sciences at TU Dortmund University. He is an internationally renowned expert in the field of social innovation, as well as the co-founder and chair of the European […]

Reinvention of Culture

Prof. Dr. Markus Hilgert, Secretary General and Board Member of the German Kulturstiftung der Länder (Cultural Foundation of the German Federal States), holds numerous honorary positions at both the national and international level, including being an active member of the Board of the German UNESCO-Commission, the Culture Advisory Council of the NFDI4Culture Consortium, the Foundation Board of the International Alliance for the Protection of Heritage in Conflict Areas (ALIPH), the Advisory Group of the British Council’s Cultural Protection Fund and the Finance and Resources Committee of the International Council of Museums (ICOM).

Knowledge Sharing!

Prof. Peter Weibel studied literature, medicine, logic, philosophy, and film in Paris and Vienna. He became a central figure in European media art on account of his various activities as artist, media theorist, curator, and as a nomad between art and science. Since 1999, Peter Weibel is Chairman and CEO of the ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, and since 2017 director of the Peter Weibel Research Institute for Digital Cultures at the University of Applied Arts Vienna.

Rethinking Museums!

Dr. Matthias Henkel is an cultural historian and archaeologist with many years of operational museum and management experience and a focused eye on content-based, strategic, visitor-centered and brand-oriented development of museums and cultural institutions. He is the founder and Managing Director of the agency “Embassy of Culture” in Berlin, President of ICOM MPR (International Councils of Museums, International Committee of Marketing and Public Relations) and Lecturer Professor at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing / China.

Telling stories through objects

Jan-Christian Warnecke manages historical exhibitions at the Landesmuseum Württemberg, while focusing to create better visitor experiences. Located in the Old Castle at the very centre of Stuttgart, the museum is looking after over a million objects and preserves essential facets of the region’s cultural heritage from its early beginnings to the present. The museum team is continuously working to meet the needs and expectations of their audience and to satisfy the high demands of a cultural centre.

Art in public space

Vanessa Henn Portrait Atelier

My ideal exhibition space Vanessa Henn – Art in public space The successful Berlin artist is known for her installations in public space. An interview by Diana Fehr / September 15th, 2020 Vanessa Henn draws her motifs from everyday culture, with functionality moving in the background. Architectural elements are connected through playful wit to form […]