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08.15.2017

Tshiamo Naledi Letlhogonolo Pinky Mayeng (1993–2017)

It is with great sadness that we heard the shocking news about the untimely passing of Tshiamo Naledi Letlhogonolo Pinky Mayeng…

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08.08.2017

documenta 14 recommends:
Soshenko 33 and TOKONOMA, open discussion and concert

Tuesday August 8, 2017

Open discussion between Soshenko 33 and TOKONOMA
5–7 pm, Narrowcast House, Gottschalkstraße 36

Concert - Tokonoma X Soshenko Experimental
8 pm, TOKONOMA, Frankfurter Straße 60…

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08.03.2017

documenta 14 recommends:
Shower Talks: open discussion between Soshenko 33 and TOKONOMA

​August 3, 2017
5–8 pm, Frankfurterstraße 60, Kassel…

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07.27.2017

Beyond Artistic Freedom

documenta 14 is an exercise in fragility, one which wants to learn from Athens today. After the official closing of the Athens part of the exhibition on July 16, 2017 the project continues in more than thirty venues and public sites in Kassel, documenta’s birthplace, on view until September 17, 2017, with several programs that assume presence in both Kassel and Athens…

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06.30.2017

Performances at Henschel-Hallen, July 2–20, 2017

The large industrial hall that was once the primary site of production for Henschel locomotives and airplanes produces an echo that resonates strongly in the performances that are presented in this impromptu…

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06.21.2017

documenta 14 recommends:
Lecture series Re_learning with Athens

June 21, 2017
Vacancy, Commons and the Right to the City
With Constantina Theodorou, Maria Eichhorn, Norma Tiedmann
6–8:30 pm, University of Kassel, Arnold-Bode-Str.12, Lecture Hall VI
In German and English…

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06.15.2017

documenta 14 recommends:
Second Lucius Burckhardt Convention 2017

Saturday, June 17, 2017, 9 am–6 pm
Kunsthochschule Kassel, Hörsaal, Menzelstr. 13–15, 34121 Kassel

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06.10.2017

The documenta 14 exhibition opens today in Kassel

Today, June 10, 2017, the documenta 14 exhibition opens in Kassel. Over 160 international artists present works conceived for documenta 14 at more than thirty different sites, public institutions, squares…

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06.05.2017

Rose Valland Institute
Open Call: Unlawful Ownership in Germany

The Rose Valland Institute is an artistic project by Maria Eichhorn within the context of documenta 14. The Institute presented itself publicly for the first time in March 2017 with a call for papers focusing…

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06.02.2017

Press Conference

The opening press conference takes place on June 7, 2017, at the Kongress Palais Kassel, Holger-Börner-Platz 1, 34119 Kassel, at 11 am. This is not a public event…

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05.22.2017

Looking for motivated people to support the construction team of documenta 14…

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05.17.2017

Due to a 24-hour general strike in Greece, documenta 14 venues Polytechnion, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) and Athens School of Fine Arts (ASFA), Prevelakis Hall, Benaki Museum—Pireos…

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05.11.2017

Marta Minujín’s The Parthenon of Books is taking shape in Kassel

We continue to collect book donations for The Parthenon of Books.
Please bring your forbidden book along on your visit to documenta 14 and drop it off directly at the Parthenon…

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04.03.2017

Inauguration Week Program

On April 8, documenta 14 opens its exhibition in Athens. Extending over the city in more than 40 different public institutions, squares, cinemas, university locations, and libraries, over 160 international artists will show works newly conceived for documenta 14…

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03.30.2017

Rose Valland Institute Call for Papers
Orphaned Property in Europe

The Rose Valland Institute is an art project initiated by Maria Eichhorn within the context of documenta 14. The Institute is going public for the first time with a call for papers focusing on the topic…

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03.24.2017

documenta 14 introduces institutional partners in Athens — and venues of the exhibition

documenta 14 is founded on several important institutional partnerships in Athens and Kassel. Each of these individual relationships with institutions—and the people who make them work—results in specific programming, research, and collaborative projects…

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03.22.2017

Press and Information

The documenta 14 Press and Information Center is an information site and first point of contact for all visitors and members of the press in Athens and Kassel…

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03.07.2017

documenta 14 and the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens (EMST) announce their collaboration in Athens and Kassel

During a press conference held at the Fridericianum in Kassel, Greece’s National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens (EMST) and documenta 14 presented the multiple dimensions of their collaboration spanning both institutions as well as their founding cities…

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11.22.2016

Online accreditation for press and professionals

Press and professionals can request accreditation for the press conference and preview of documenta 14 online. To apply for accreditation, we kindly ask you to complete the online form

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10.06.2016

Call for Book Donations for The Parthenon of Books

Marta Minujín and documenta 14 cordially invite the public, publishers, and authors to donate books for the artwork The Parthenon of Books and thereby become part of the work…

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09.12.2016

34 Exercises of Freedom, Extended Program, September 14–24, 2016

34 Exercises of Freedom
September 14­–24, 2016 at Parko Eleftherias,
Athens Municipality Arts Center

You are invited to be part of the Parliament of Bodies documenta 14 public program, hosted in the Athens…

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09.08.2016

Opening of the first public venue and the Public Programs of documenta 14

34 Exercises of Freedom

September 14­–24, 2016 at Parko Eleftherias
Athens Municipality Arts Center

You are invited to be part of the Parliament of Bodies documenta 14 public program, hosted in the Athens…

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10.30.2015

documenta 14 is not an ambassador of any one nation, or interest group

Artistic Director of documenta 14 Adam Szymczyk was on a recent research trip to Johannesburg and Bamako when German Minister of Foreign Affairs Frank-Walter Steinmeier visited Athens, where the minister…

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10.30.2015

Start of the documenta 14 publication program

Launch of the documenta 14 publication program with South as a State of Mind #6 [documenta 14 #1]. The first issue is now published in print and online. You can purchase the magazine in book shops in Germany…

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07.04.2015

Referendum in Greece

On the occasion of the July 2015 referendum in Greece, Adam Szymczyk, Artistic Director of documenta 14, spoke to Margarita Tsomou in Athens. The conversation was published on July 3, 2015 on ZEIT ONLINE

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04.16.2015

Gurlitt Estate

Adam Szymczyk, Artistic Director of documenta 14, spoke to Catrin Lorch about his wish to show the estate of Cornelius Gurlitt in 2017. The conversation was published on April 15, 2015 in Süddeutsche…

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