nGbK – 40 Years


Year: 2009 Type: Print publication Languages: German, English Price: 8.00 € Format: 10 x 15 cm, softcover, 2 volumes Scope: 272 and 206 p., numerous images, b/w ISBN: 978-3-938515-34-1

This publication marked forty years of the nGbK with Vol. 1 in German and Vol. 2 in English, accompanying two anniversary events, “Speed Dating for Members” and a party at Radialsystem. As well as words of welcome from Berlin’s Mayor, Stiftung Deutsche Kassenlotterie and the nGbK steering committee, the book has the following chapters: “Looking back: about a stinking Kunstverein, the Action Group on Art, and productive chaos,” “Projects: about the functions of visual arts, discussions, and backgrounds,” “Politics: about artistic strategies, campaigns, and social interventions,” “Controversies: on topics, debates, and exercising influence,” and “Outreach and Education: on cooperations, players, and perspectives.” Many members of the nGbK wrote texts for the book, presented projects and programs of events, and contributed photographs or notes. The book gives a lively impression of what makes this art society special.

Ed.: nGbK

Concept/editing: Leonie Baumann and Dr. Hildtrud Ebert

With contributions by: Irene Below, Frauke Hehl, Gabriele Horn, Jan Ketz & Barbara Lauterbach, Klaus Kroh, Carmen Mörsch, Ulrich Roloff-Momin, Hannes Schwenger, Krista Tebbe, Claudia Wahjudi, among others



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