Selected Events

Organized by Kathrin Becker for "Meeting Point NBK" and "n.b.k. discourse", NBK, Berlin

May 10, 2009

Egill Sæbjörnsson (Performance / Concert)


November 23, 2008

STUPID GREEN (Jochen Arbeit / Vania Rovisco) (Music performance)

November 13, 2008

Artist /Politician: A California Statewide Artists Collaboration, 1978. Lecture by the artist Lowell Darling

October 16, 2008

Kathrin Becker: Videoscreening of the 2008 acquisitions from the Video-Forum collection

January 23, 2008

Contemporary video art from Hungary, presented by Lívia Páldi, curator, Arthall, Budapest

January 9, 2008

Stirrings Still. A vueltas quietas. Immer noch nicht mehr. Current Spanish video art, selected by Ricardo Echevarria, Madrid, and presented by Avi Feldman, Tel Aviv


December 12, 2007

Das volle Dutzend! Xmas Concert by the Art Critics Orchestra,

almost unplugged, and presentation of its first CD with 12 artists´ songs.

Special Act: Reading by Peter Hein (Fehlfarben)

November 28, 2007

Video-Forum Revisited 4: Hybrid practices: Mixing, Sampling, Blending. Doris Berger presents selected works from the Video Forum collection, and additional works by international artists

October 24, 2007

A lot of light, strong shadows. New video works from the Video-Forum collection, presented by Kathrin Becker

September 26, 2007

Videoart from the Pacific region, selected and presented by Melanie Oliver, New Zealand

June 20, 2007

Applied Social Arts - a theoretical proposal and the artistic practise of Artur Zmijewski. Lecture by Joanna Mytkowska, Foksal Gallery Foundation, Warsaw June 13, 2007

Prozeduren der Erkenntnis. Krzysztof Visconti talks about video works by Artur Zmijewski and his collaboration with the artist

May 23, 2007

Video Forum Revisited 3: A Burst of Desire. Dr. Petra Reichensperger presents selected works from the Video Forum collection, and additional works by international artists

May 9, 2007

Presentation of the book by Adi Hoesle (Ed.) and a discussion with Bazon Brock, Else Gabriel, Tynne Claudia Pollmann and Adi Hoesle

April 25, 2007

Video Forum Revisited 2: Picture Perfect? Dr. Petra Reichensperger presents selected works from the Video Forum collection, and additional works by international artists

March 28, 2007

Video Forum Revisited 1: Strange Weather. Michelle Cotton, London-based independent curator, presents selected works from the Video Forum collection, and additional works by international artists

February 14, 2007

Media artist Sandra Becker shows excerpts from her documentary "Lift 01" and examples from the exhibition project "Totalism"

February 21, 2007

Towards an Anthropology of Pop. South-African artist Candice Breitz shows a selection of her new video works


December 13, 2006

7th Werkleitz Biennial "Happy Believers". Selected works from the biennial, presented by Anke Hoffmann and Angelika Richter

November 15, 2005

In and Out of Context. Excerpts from new works by Hannah-Höch-laureate 2006 and Berlin-based US video pioneer, Ira Schneider

November 8, 2006

Performance NL. Video works and documentaries by Alexandra Bachzetsis, Yael Davids, Jeremiah Day and Maria Pask with historical inserts from the archive of the De Appel Stichting, Amsterdam, and the Video Forum, presented by Laura Schleussner

October 25, 2006

Artists vs. Hollywood. Video works, selected and presented by Vicky Clare and Joanna Callaghan, London

October 11, 2006

Sound Scapes vol. 2. On the relation of sound and image. Selected works from the Video Forum, presented by Katja Albers, NBK

September 13, 2006

Purloined Letters. Video works by Lebanese artists Rabih Mroué, Akram Zaatari and Wael Nouredinne, presented by Nat Muller, Rotterdam

May 31, 2006

Artist Maryam Jafri in conversation with Sophie Goltz, Berlin

May 17, 2006

Absolument Nécessaire. Video works by Joëlle de La Casinière and the Montfaucon Research Centre, presented by Astrid Mania

May 10, 2006

Es war einmal - Geschichte wird gemacht. Video works by Uli Happe, presented by Bernd Böhlendorf

April 12, 2006

It's about how people judge appearance. Canadian artist Paulette Phillips, Toronto, presents a selection of international video works

March 8, 2006

Sneak Preview. Kathrin Becker shows new acquisitions from the Video Forum collection

February 15, 2006

Presentation of the new acquisition "Fiction Artists" by Christoph Girardet and Volker Schreiner, Hannover

January 18, 2006

Video art from Brazil, presented by Tereza de Aruda, Berlin


November 23, 2005

Metrosexuell? Stadtraum, Konsumgesellschaft und männlicher Körper in der zeitgenössischen Männermodefotografie. Lecture by Änne Söll, University of Dortmund

November 9, 2005

Mathilde ter Heijne: The invisible Hero, 2005. Premiere of the latest video co-production of NBK, and conversation between the artist and trauma therapist Elise Bittenbinder

October 12, 2005

PIZZA PARTY. Record Release of the ACO´s (Art Critic Orchestra) Picture Disc (a production of NBK in collaboration with Siemens-Kulturstiftung)

September 21, 2005

Excerpts from Willoughby Sharp´s video works (1973-2003). An evening with the US-American artist, producer, critic, and videographer

June 8, 2005

Kleines Affektchen. Performance of the artists´ group "Everything is all right" with the collaboration of Gia Edzgveradze

May 25, 2005

Polish Women Artists' Films from the 1970s and 1980s presented by Lukasz Ronduda, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, in conversation with Berlin-based artist Ewa Partum

March 23, 2005

Gernsehabend. Highlights from the collection of the Video Forum, presented by Katja Albers, NBK

February 16, 2005

Schalten Sie Ihren Fernseher ab! 40 Jahre FLUXUS. Presentation of the film by Hartmut Jahn, Berlin and Mainz

January 26, 2005

Are you ready? Current video art from Hungary, presented by Anikó Erdösi, Budapest

January 12, 2005

Video art from Canada, presented by Marie-Josée Jean, VOX centre de l'image contemporaine, Montréal


December 8, 2004

Drei in einem Boot? Dorothee Bienert, Berlin, presents recent video art from the Baltic countries

November 24, 2004

Die Wachträume von Emmanuelle Antille. Video works, presented by Karinne Vonna, forum itinérant, Strasbourg

October 13, 2004

Sandra Thomas, 235 Media Cologne, presents the Media Art Archive and new strategies for the conservation, restoration, and presentation of media art

September 29, 2004

Lebensraum/Lifespace, Video work by Istvan Kantor, Toronto

May 26, 2004

Konjunktive Beziehungen. Zwischen Bewegtheit, Ton/Musik und Raum. Heiko Daxl and Ingeborg Fülepp present their media works

April 28, 2004

Beyond the Infra-Thin. Francis Gomila, Berlin scholarship holder of the Arts Council England, North East, presents his video works in conversation with Helen Adkins, Berlin

April 14, 2004

Artist Matthias Müller in conversation with Kathrin Becker

March 31, 2004

Migrating Minds. Iranian artists Shahram Entekhabi, Parastou Forouhar and Farkhondeh Shahroudi in conversation with Maryam (Nuschin) Mameghanian-Prenzlow, Free University Berlin

February 18, 2004

Sound Scapes I. Zum Verhältnis von Sound und Bild, presented by Katarina Löfström and mikomikona in conversation with Oliver Baurhenn und Antje Weitzel

February 11, 2004

Greek video art, selected by Manthos Santorineos, director of Fournos, Centre for Digital culture, Athens, and presented by Katja Albers, NBK

January 28, 2004

Taking the Best Deal We Can Find. Presentation of selected projects by artists Johanna and Helmut Kandl, Vienna


October 15, 2003

Der militärische Komplex und das elektronische Bild. Rudolf Frieling presents samples of the ZKM video collection, Karlsruhe, and from the international media award

September 24, 2003

Reisen in die Welt der Popkultur. Selected examples from the documentaries "Pop Odyssey" and "Fantastic Voyages" by Christoph Dreher and Rotraut Pape, Berlin

September 10, 2003

In Search of Identity. Polish video art, selected by Prof. Dr. Ryszard W. Kluszczynski, head of the media class at the University of Lódz

May 28, 2003

Tanja Ostojic, Düsseldorf, presents the development of her "Integration Project"

April 23, 2003

Montages of Sound Atmospheres - Interactions between moving images and music in Finnish film and video art. Lecture by Kati Kivinen, coordinator of the Finnish foundation for cultural exchange, FRAME, Helsinki

April 16, 2003

real fictions – inszenierte Realitäten. Katja Albers, assistant of the Video Forum, presents a selection of new acquisitions

March 19, 2003

Artists Jumana Abboud (Palestine), Jananne Al-Ani (Iraq) and Lamia Joreige (Lebanon) present their latest works (Moderator: Kathrin Becker)

February 19, 2003

Ethnographic Turn. Die Entdeckung der Wirklichkeit in Kulturwissenschaft und Kunst der 90er Jahre, Conversation between Antje Weitzel (Berlin), Mirjam Wenzel and Soren Grammel (Munich)

January 29, 2003

Einige Bemerkungen über den Nutzen methodologischer und wissenschaftlicher Filme, by artist and cultural activist Olga Egorova (St. Petersburg / Berlin)


December 11, 2002

Release 01 - Aktuelle Medienkunst aus Österreich, presented by Manfred Neuwirth, Medienwerkstatt Vienna

October 9, 2002

Paris Suburb of Brussels... (Wiertz). Belgian video art, presented by Hilde Teerlinck, director of the CRAC Alsace, France

April 24, 2002

Lines / Moving. Marc Glöde, Anja Osswald, Berlin, and Gregor Stemmrich, Dresden, in conversation about animation, video, and drawing

February 20, 2002

Artist Annelies Strba presents her video works, related to the Berlin and New York photographic series

February 7, 2002

Big Brother ready-made, lecture by Dieter Daniels, Professor for Art History and Media Theory at the HGB Leipzig

January 16, 2002

Recent Russian video art, presented by curator Anna Matvejeva, St. Petersburg


December 19, 2001

Beaches Around the World, and latest news by Berlin-based US video pioneer Ira Schneider

November 28, 2001

Petra Unnützer, co-founder of Videonale festival Bonn, presents a selection of this year's festival "videonale9", curated by Søren Grammel

November 14, 2001

Björn Melhus: The Oral Thing. Premiere of the latest Video-Co-Production of NBK and conversation between the artist and Dr. Sabine Maria Schmidt, curator of the Bremer Video art prize

October 17, 2001

Bildströme, Zeit, Gedächtnis, lecture by artist Angela Melitopoulos, Cologne, with a selection of her works

September 26, 2001

Australian video art, presented by Judith Wright, Brisbane

September 19, 2001

Recent video art form the People's Republic of China, presented by Andreas Schmid

June 27, 2001

First choice, Excerpts from the NBK video collection, presented by new head of Video Forum, Kathrin Becker

June 13, 2001

Zehn Jahre Videokunst im Berliner Fernsehsender FAB. Inventory and analysis by video artist, and editor of the video art magazine "VAMP", Egon Bunne, Cologne

April 25, 2001

Presentation of the new edition of the NBK video collection catalogue and farewell to the Video Forum´s long-time head, Jo Eckhardt