German Pavilion
Giardini della Biennale
Sestiere Castello
30122 Venezia

Exhibition dates

11 May – 24 November 2019

Hours of opening

Tuesdays to Sundays, 10 am to 6 pm

Information concerning tickets, prices, special opening times and other exhibition venues at the Biennale di Venezia


As part of the artistic presentation at the German Pavilion a book entitled Ankersentrum (surviving in the ruinous ruin), mainly in English, has been published by Archive Books.
With contributions by Rheim Alkadhi, Jessica Ekomane, Nida Ghouse, David Jassey, Jasper Kettner, Kooperative für Darstellungspolitik, Aino Korvensyrjä, Maurice Louca, Jako Maron, Márcio Matos for DJ Marfox, Felix Meyer, Tisha Mukarji, Seda Naiumad, Rex Osa, Elnaz Seyedi, Natascha Süder Happelmann, Fritz Lazlo Weber, Franciska Zólyom
Designed by Maziyar Pahlevan
304 pages, 18 Euro, ISBN 978-3-948212-03-2

In cooperation with Deutschlandfunk Kultur and the Goethe-Institut, an LP with a recording of tribute to whistle has been released in October 2019. The recording of the sounds of the installation in the German Pavilion with musical pieces by DJ Marfox, Jessica Ekomane, Maurice Louca, Jako Maron, Tisha Mukarji and Elnaz Seyedi has been arranged as a stereo version for vinyl.
LP 33rpm 30cm, side A: 26:37 min., side B: 24:27 min., price: 18 €
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During the Biennale Arte concerts featuring the work of the participating composers and musicians are held in Venice. In July Deutschlandfunk Kultur broadcasts live recordings of these concerts as part of the series con-tribute. The broadcasted pieces are also available on the Deutschlandfunk Kultur website.

Between 12 and 28 June, the summer school beyond repair is held in collaboration with the University of the Arts Bremen and the Università Iuav di Venezia.

All public events will be announced on the Facebook page of the German Pavilion. The exact dates can also be found in the calendar.