International Week against Racism Karlsruhe 2024

10. March 2024 — 24. March 2024

Under the motto “Human rights for all”, a variety of events are promoting awareness and mobilisation against racism.

Media Art at art Karlsruhe

22. February 2024 — 25. February 2024

UNESCO Creative City of Media Arts with media art works from ZKM and HfG at the International Fair for Classic Modern and Contemporary Art at the Messe Karlsruhe.

Save The Date: Media Art at art KARLSRUHE

22. February 2024 — 25. February 2024

UNESCO Creative City of Media Arts Karlsruhe with media art presentation at international art fair for Classical Modern and Contemporary art at the Messe Karlsruhe.

Long Night of the PhonoLuxMaschine

27. January 2024

Media Art at the Kinemathek Karlsruhe – one night, four shows.

Open Call: Viborg UNESCO Creative City Artist Residency Program

15. December 2023 — 05. January 2024

The open call provides the organizational framework for realizing an extraordinary work of art under excellent conditions in cooperation with Viborg.

Jardin Artificiel

30. November 2023 — 21. April 2024

The artwork by Heinz Mack in the EnBW Group headquarters.

PRESENT TENSE – Working in Critical Times

26. October 2023 — 28. October 2023

How do current conflicts affect artistic and cultural production and what are possible (future) perspectives? These questions will be explored in the symposium.

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.

Open call for the BBBank Award Projection Mapping

16. October 2023 — 20. November 2023

The award will again be offered to national and international artists in 2024.

InnovationFestival @karlsruhe.digital

13. October 2023

Renowned speakers and representatives from the business world will present the latest developments in the field of AI and its application.

7×7 seven creatives – seven minutes

09. October 2023

Experience innovative business models and exciting ideas from entrepreneurs who shape Karlsruhe’s cultural and creative environment.

Concert-special: Sounds of Life

02. September 2023

With a concert in the rotunda of the Vierordtbad, composer Kris Felix Bauer presents the new pieces from his soundtrack at this concert special.


16. August 2023 — 17. September 2023

The façade of Karlsruhe Palace will once again become a canvas for impressive projection mappings by international media artists.

Open Call: Karlsruhe x Cali

01. June 2023 — 23. June 2023

The exchange program is aimed at artists from the two UNESCO Cities of Media Arts. The goal is to create a media artwork for public space in joint collaboration during two residencies.

Media art @ art KARLSRUHE 2023

04. May 2023 — 07. May 2023

UNESCO City of Media Arts with a strong presence at the international fair for classical modern and contemporary art at the Messe Karlsruhe.

Jonas Denzel. Ballet of the Cities

17. February 2023 — 19. February 2023

The video installation Ballet of the Cities by Jonas Denzel will be the artistic contribution from the UNESCO City of Media Arts Karlsruhe in Timisoara – European Capital of Culture 2023.

Go Public!

11. February 2023 — 16. February 2023

The art action shows current works by young media artists at the Badisches Staatstheater. Entrance is free.

Minimal Carbon Internet

20. October 2022

A project by Michael Saup in cooperation with karlsruhe.digital, the ZKM | Karlsruhe and UNESCO City of Media Arts.

Media Art is here

18. August 2022 — 18. September 2022

Karlsruhe as UNESCO City of Media Arts presents six media artworks in the city center at the plenary assembly of the World Council of Churches in Karlsruhe.

Media art @ art KARLSRUHE 2022

07. July 2022 — 10. July 2022

Karlsruhe as UNESCO City of Media Arts is the emphasis at this year’s international Fair for Classic Modern and Contemporary Art.

Come by and see us in Hall 3!

07. July 2022 — 10. July 2022

art KARLSRUHE starts soon. Come by and see us in Hall 3!


“BioMedia” at the Centre des Arts in Enghien-les-Bains

13. May 2022 — 10. July 2022

The current exhibition showing at the ZKM Karlsruhe BioMedia: The Age of Media with Life-like Behavior will be presented at the Centre des Arts, Enghien-les-Bains, France.

“City to City” presents digital media artworks by international artists

09. February 2022 — 30. June 2022

Under the motto “PLAY!”, five artworks that were created as part of the award-winning City to City project will be presented to the public at a digital vernissage starting on February 9, 2022.

Go Public!

28. January 2022

On Friday, January 28, 2022, students of the Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung (HfG) will realize a pilot project on the market square in Karlsruhe. From about 18:00 experimental light and media art works will be shown.

Opening virtual exhibition – City to City: Human Responsibility

10. December 2020

On Thursday December 10th, 2020 at 3:00 PM CET the opening of the virtual exhibition City to City: Human Responsibility will take place as a zoom event and livestream via Facebook.

International Online Collaboration Project – City to City: Human Responsibility

02. September 2020 — 31. December 2020

Together with 9 international cities of the Media Arts Cluster of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network, the cultural office of the city of Karlsruhe had invited to apply with project proposals. Media artists from all over the world responded to the call.

What's on

News dm award “connecting worlds” granted for the first time
Press Kunstrauschen Karlsruhe – The Long Night of the projekt spaces
Press Impressive media art at art KARLSRUHE
News Cali x Karlsruhe – cooperative artwork exhibited at the Museo La Tertulia
Open Call Open Call: dm Award “connecting worlds” – apply now!
Open Call Open Call: 2023 Changsha Introducing Media Arts to Campus Program
Press Media Art at art KARLSRUHE
Press “Ballet of the Cities” – Media art from Karlsruhe in Timisoara
Press Pop-up exhibition presents young media art at the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe
Press Media Art Is Here: The UNESCO City of Media Arts presents impressive installations during the plenary assembly of the World Council of Churches in Karlsruhe in public spaces
News “BioMedia” will be presented by the cities of Karlsruhe and Enghien-les-Bains in Brazil
Press Dandelions, Advertising Sign, and an X-Ray Imaging Apparatus: The Media Arts City Presents Itself at Art KARLSRUHE 22
Press Media Art at art KARLSRUHE
News Opening of the “BioMedia” Exhibition at the Centre des Artes
News Winner of the international BBBank-Newcomer-Award has been determined
News City to City wins international award
Press Media Art Connects Science and Culture: Installation by Ingrid Cuestas
News Call for Artists: City to City 2021 PLAY!


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