Karlsruhe is
UNESCO creative city
of media arts

Short Film Day 2023

19. December 2023 — 21. December 2023

To mark the shortest day of the year, different short film days will be hosted in Karlsruhe for two days. The focus is on animated short films and films on the subject of “In der Schwebe”.

Giga-Hertz-Festival for Electronic Music and Sound Art 2023

06. December 2023 — 10. December 2023

As part of the annual festival, the main prize is awarded at the ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe. This year’s winner is the US-American Laurie Spiegel.

Open Call dm Award „connecting worlds“ 2024

19. October 2023 — 15. December 2023

The award is given for innovative projects that combine the digital space of the SCHLOSSLICHTSPIELE projection mappings with the analogue space in front of the Karlsruhe Palace.

Opening: Mack at ZKM

16. September 2023 — 07. April 2024

As part of the new exhibition, the atria 8+9 of the ZKM | Center for Art and Media will be turned into showcases for radiant light installations.

Press New media artworks for the UNESCO City of Media Arts
Open Call Open Call: dm Award “connecting worlds” – apply now!
News Embrace Platform at the Pawilon Municipal Gallery in Poznan
Open Call Open Call: 2023 Changsha Introducing Media Arts to Campus Program
News The Grand Opening. The Jazz Club Karlsruhe opens its doors
News Media art provides a change of perspective in Karlsruhe’s city center. VOLNA artists at “Media art is here”

UNESCO Creative Cities Network

Joining the UNESCO Creative Cities Network gives Karlsruhe and the city’s interest groups the opportunity to make new contacts, give new impulses and establish new connections to organizations and artists in the UNESCO Creative Cities on all continents.