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21. Silent film festival Karlsruhe

07. February 2024 — 10. February 2024

The Kinemathek and Co. show a wide range of outstanding silent films.

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.

PANTOPIA MUSIC Festival

09. November 2023 — 11. November 2023

Experience transtraditional music in the most diverse forms of mediation at the Badisches Staatstheater

ZeitGenuss – The festival for music of our time

12. October 2023 — 15. October 2023

Contemporary music resounds over the stages of the city for the 10th anniversary edition.

Media Art Is Here

16. August 2023 — 17. September 2023

UNESCO City of Media Arts presents impressive media and light art at numerous locations in Karlsruhe’s city center throughout the summer.

SCHLOSSLICHTSPIELE Light Festival

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.

10 years of dokka

17. May 2023 — 28. May 2023

The Karlsruhe Documentary Festival is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year and is once again presenting diverse documentaries and audio documentaries.

International Filmfest Karlsruhe

19. April 2023 — 23. April 2023

Start of ticket sales. A total of 123 features from 36 countries will be screened at the SCHAUBURG cinema during the the five days of the festival.

Algorave at jubez

15. April 2023

This year’s Live Coding Edition will feature both local and international artists.

Pride Pictures Queer Film Festival

22. October 2022 — 30. October 2022

Diversity, acceptance and respect for queer lifestyles. Unique festival starts with pre-opening party and panel discussion.

Seasons of Media Arts – Connected Future

17. September 2021 — 17. October 2021

The media art festival Seasons of Media Arts – Connected Future presents digital, interactive and virtual art at various locations in the city’s public spaces.

PhonoLuxMaschine

11. September 2021 — 30. November 2021

As a presentation platform for media art works, the PhonoLuxMaschine enables a variety of uses. In addition to sound and video installations, the “machine” can also broadcast lectures, films or concerts.

Summer of Culture in Karlsruhe

01. June 2021 — 17. October 2021

Unter dem Motto „Dezentral. Divers. Draußen“ bringt die UNESCO Creative City of Media Arts Karlsruhe kulturelles Leben „zurück“ in die Stadt. Die Besucher*innen erwartet ein einzigartiges, sparten- und genreübergreifendes Kulturprogramm.

Seasons of Media Arts 2020

11. September 2020 — 31. March 2021

Monumental light installations, media projections on facades, artistic interventions, and experimental events will transform Karlsruhe during the Seasons of Media Arts into a stage for innovative, cooperative, and networked media art.

Seasons of media arts 2019

Seasons of Media Arts 2019 – City of Participative Visions

08. August 2019 — 15. September 2019

Within the framework of Seasons of Media Arts, media art installations distributed throughout the entire urban area will be presented decentrally in the urban space, which address the issue of public access to data and thematize the development of the smart city.

What's on

News The Grand Opening. The Jazz Club Karlsruhe opens its doors
Press New season of “Media Art Is Here”
News Karlsruhe Media Artist represented at the OCUPA festival
Press CONNECTED FUTURE – The Media Art Festival Seasons of Media Arts is back again in the city!
Press Summer of Culture in Karlsruhe: “Decentral.Diverse.Outside”
Press The Seasons of Media Arts Festival has been extended

Werke

paper trees, 2023
6. July 2023

Fluchtpunkte, 2023
6. July 2023

Shelter, 2023
6. July 2023

The voice of the city, 2023
6. July 2023

Die Hochzeit von Himmel und Hölle, 2023
27. June 2023

SensUs. Augmented Nature-Cultures, 2023
18. April 2023

Obsolete Presence, 2020
7. January 2022

Vortext, 2020
7. January 2022

beambike, 2018-ongoing
7. January 2022

Funkelnder Kubus, 2020
7. January 2022

OSC-K, 2020
7. January 2022

Our City, 2020
7. January 2022

PhonoLuxMaschine
7. January 2022

Light Signs, 2020
7. January 2022

GREEN CODE, 2018-2020
7. January 2022

Korrelation, 2020
7. January 2022

The Silent Chaos of Colors, 2020-2021
5. January 2022

Saving Water, 2020-2021
5. January 2022

ACCESS, 2001-2003 + 2005 + 2021
5. January 2022

LIMBO, 2020-2021
5. January 2022

KAPSEL / ECHO CHAMBER, 2021
5. January 2022

Rainer Kehres, Fokus, 2021, Kinetisches Lichtobjekt, © Rainer

Fokus, 2021
5. January 2022

#We are City, 2020-2021
5. January 2022

UrbanExplorAR, 2020-2021
5. January 2022

Dialogue of the Arts, 2021
5. January 2022

REFLECTION OF THE PROJECTION – A Space for Contemplation, 2021
5. January 2022

Posteden or how to explain from hominization to posthumanism to a virtual hare, 2021
5. January 2022

Cartography of the Stain: New Fossils, 2020-2021
5. January 2022

dropshadow 2(.)1, 1999–2021
5. January 2022

Klangkanal, 2012 + 2019 + 2021
5. January 2022

Shadow Play, 2021
5. January 2022

Distinction Machine, 2019
5. January 2022

Spacecraft_ZKM, 2018
5. January 2022

Metric Mysticism, 2018
5. January 2022

The People’s Monument(s), 2017
5. January 2022

BED, 2009
5. January 2022

Think Privacy, 2016
5. January 2022

Eye of the Dream, 2018
5. January 2022

Post-Apocalypse Smart City Desert, 2018-2019
5. January 2022

Lubricate Coil Engine, 2017
5. January 2022

Mosaic Virus, 2018
5. January 2022

Music Passenger, 2019
5. January 2022

Transits, 2012
5. January 2022

The Art of Cybersecurity, 2019
5. January 2022

Self Reflected, 2014-2016
5. January 2022

We Need Us, 2014
5. January 2022

Perverse Affordances, 2018
5. January 2022

A study for spacecolortime, 2018
5. January 2022

Chronography, 2019
5. January 2022

Amsterdam SMS, 2007
5. January 2022

Neural Synthesis, 2017
5. January 2022

Dark Pool, 2014
5. January 2022

ZKM one-liner, 2019
5. January 2022

Mobile Traffic Data Visualization, 2010-2012
5. January 2022

The City as Performative Object, 2017-2019
5. January 2022

The Global Dérive: The Sum is Greater Than the Parts, 2017
5. January 2022

Public Notices, 2018
5. January 2022

Carsharing – Karlsruhe, 2019
5. January 2022

Code of Colors, 2019
5. January 2022

Content Generator III, 2019
5. January 2022

Hello, City!, 2017
5. January 2022

Digitality and Responsibility, 2019
5. January 2022

Neural Groove, 2016
5. January 2022