Kunsthochschule Kassel

Kunsthochschule Kassel, photo: Mathias Völzke

Idyllically sited in Kassel’s Auepark, the Kunsthochschule is housed inside a marvel of late modernist architecture designed by Paul Friedrich Posenenske in the 1960s. For some time, the art school has been affiliated with the University of Kassel, itself a relatively young institution (its roots in progressive educational policies of the 1960s and ’70s still occasionally appearing above ground, as it were). It is here that, in October 2014, the stated interest of documenta 14 in “Learning from Athens” was first publicly declared. For these reasons, the Kunsthochschule could be considered a logical ground zero for this edition of the quinquennial exhibition, so emphatically invested in questions of education and pedagogy, of “great learning” and equally profound unlearning.

Posted in Public Exhibition

Butterfly Project

Produced in the context of the KMMN project, this group exhibition takes place in the colonnade of the Kunsthochschule Kassel and is accompanied by a lecture program.

With Hardy Fischer, Annika Frye, Oliver…


Chorus of Voices

Students of the Chorus of Voices course and of the aneducation intensive School of Voice share scores around subjects of silence, parallels, and colonialism.

Contributors: Miriam Abele, Isabella Artadi…


Rundgang 2017

by Students of the Kunsthochschule Kassel

Featuring the current work of the students of the Kunsthochschule Kassel, studios and other spaces located around the campus are open to the public.

Friday: 12:00–21:00, Saturday: 12:00–24:00, Sunday:…