Artists Weekend

13 to 15 May 2022

Image: Rafał Milach, Archive of Public Protests | graphic: Studio Tobias Becker, Mannheim

During the Artists Weekend, you will have the opportunity to get to know the six exhibitions of the Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie 2022 on guided tours with curator Iris Sikking and participating artists.

The tours in English will last approximately one hour and are free of charge (plus admission: "Pay what you want"; regular admission applies at the Kunsthalle Mannheim).

Please note that photographs and films will be taken during the events. These serve documentation purposes and public relations, such as reporting on this website and on the social media channels of the Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie.

Friday, 13 May 2022

Kunstverein Ludwigshafen

3:30 to 4:30 p.m.:

Welcome by Jana Franze-Feldmann (Director of Kunstverein Ludwigshafen)
Tour through the exhibition Bodies in (e)Motion with curator Iris Sikking and the participating artists Felipe Romero Beltrán, Karolina Gembara (Archive of Public Protests), Michał Iwanowski, Giya Makondo-Wills, Mashid Mohadjerin and Gloria Oyarzabal


5 to 6:30 p.m:

Welcome by René Zechlin (Director of the Wilhelm-Hack-Museum).
Tour through the exhibition Shaping Data with curator Iris Sikking and the participating artists Matthieu Gafsou, Thomas Kuijpers, Paulien Oltheten, Salvatore Vitale and Sara, Peter & Tobias

Long Night of Photography

until 11 pm

All venues are open until 11 pm and offer a varied programme.

PORT25 - Raum für Gegenwartskunst

9 pm

Presentation of Trigger Magazine #3 Care
As part of the Long Night of Photography, the presentation of the Trigger Magazine #3 Care (published by Fotomusem Antwerpen/FOMU in cooperation with the Biennale) with Iris Sikking and Tom Viaene (FOMU) as well as the participating artists Lisa Barnard, Silvy Crespo and Rune Peitersen will take place at 9 pm at PORT25.

Saturday, 14 May 2022

PORT25 - Raum für Gegenwartskunst

11 to 12:15 pm

Welcome by Kim Behm and Yvonne Vogel (Managing Directors of PORT25).
Tour through the exhibition Collective Minds with curator Iris Sikking and the participating artist Anouk Kruithof

Museum Weltkulturen D5

12:45 to 1:30 pm

Welcome by ZEPHYR - Raum für Fotografie
Tour through the exhibition Narratives of Resistance with curator Iris Sikking and the participating artist Silvy Crespo

Kunsthalle Mannheim

3:30 to 5 pm

Welcome by Johan Holten (Director of Kunsthalle Mannheim)
Tour through the exhibition Contested Landscapes with curator Iris Sikking and the participating artists Aàdesokan, Lisa Barnard, Awoiska van der Molen, Rune Peitersen, Małgorzata Stankiewicz and Katja Stuke & Oliver Sieber

Sunday, 15 May 2022

Heidelberger Kunstverein

10 to 11:30 am

Welcome by Søren Grammel (Director of the Heidelberger Kunstverein)
Tour through the exhibition Changing Ecosystems with curator Iris Sikking and the participating artists Alexandra Baumgartner and Maria Sturm