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    Australia now Germany 2017

Australien präsentiert dieses Jahr mit  Australia now Germany 2017  in Deutschland ein umfangreiches Kulturprogramm, das die Kreativität, Vielfalt und Innovationskraft Australiens erlebbar macht. In den kommenden Monaten werden einige der besten Produktionen australischer Kunst nach Deutschland kommen. Das Spektrum reicht von Tanz, Theater und Zirkus über klassische, indigene und elektronische Musik bis hin zu Ausstellungen mit Fotografien, Skulptur und Malerei. Und auch zu den Bereichen Wissenschaft, Innovation und Technologie sowie Sport wird es Veranstaltungen geben.
Weitere Informationen zum Programm:


Klassik am See presents:
Concert with Deutsche Radio Philharmonie conducted by Australian conductor DANIEL SMITH, also featuring Australian soprano SIOBHAN STAGG
08.07.17 - Strandbad Losheim am See, Saarland 
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SNUFF PUPPETS  -"a big, brute and anarchic puppet troupe" on tour in Europe!
04.-09.07.17 - Tollwood Summer Festival, Munich
13.-19.07.17 - Stuttgart  Summer Festival of Culture
21.-23.07.17 - Ludwigshafen Street Arts Festival
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- Australiens erfolgreichste Rap-Crew auf Deutschlandtour!
03.07.17 - Gretchen, Berlin-Kreuzberg
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Berlin Glas e.V and the Benhadj & Djilali Galerie present as part of Australia now Germany 2017:
MADE IN AUSTRALIA: emerging design from Canberra & Adelaide
Works by: Luke Chiswell, Rose-Mary Faulkner, Emeirely Nucifora-Ryan, Jennifer Kemarre Martiniello, Nicholas Doran Adams, Emma Young, Renato Perez, Kristel Britcher, Liam Fleming, Billy Crellin
29.06.17, 19h - Benhadj & Djilali Galerie für Design, Torstraße 170, 10115 Berlin
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THE AVALANCHES (Electronic/Hip Hop) in concert!
28.06.17 - Festsaal Kreuzberg, Berlin
29.06.17 - Mojo Club, Hamburg
03.07.17 - Bürgerhaus Stollwerck, Cologne
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Sofa Salon Berlin presents:
TIM MCMILLAN in concert
24.06.17 - Sofa Salon Berlin
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Sculpture Park Wesenberg and Australia now Germany 2017 present:
Opening of the permanent Australian Indigenous Art Centre at Sculpture Park Wesenberg
The inaugural exhibition at Sculpture Park Wesenberg presents highlights from various collections of Australian Indigenous art: Traditional and contemporary bark paintings from Arnhem Land Art as well as works of Torres Strait Islander Art will honour the establishment of a permanent Australian Indigenous art centre at Bei Wu promoting the Australian Indigenous people and their art in Germany. To highlight the special occasion, the Composer in Residence of the Peter Wilmot Thompson Stiftung, SADIE HARRISON, was commissioned to create a special piece of music which is to be given its first performance by the Orchestra in Residence of the Foundation, Concerto Brandenburg Berlin. The Australian Indigenous art exhibition and Sculpture Park Wesenberg’s other art works and archives are open to the public until the end of September 2017.
24.06.17 - opening event at Sculpture Park Wesenberg, Am Weissen See 3, 17255 Wesenberg (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern)
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Trinity Music präsentiert:
MIDNIGHT OIL auf "The Great Circle 2017" Tour!
"Midnight Oil sind zurück! Im Rahmen ihrer großen Welt-Tournee zwischen April und November 2017 wird die legendäre australische Rockband nach 21 Jahren auch zurück nach Deutschland kommen. Die Band um den charismatischen Sänger Peter Garrett hat drei Konzerte im Juni/Juli 2017 bestätigt und spielt am 21. Juni 2017 in Köln im E-Werk, am 25. Juni 2017 in Berlin im Huxleys Neue Welt und am 18. Juli 2017 in Frankfurt in der  Batschkapp. Es ist die erste komplette Headline-Tournee der Band in Deutschland seit der „Breathe“-Tour 1996."
21.06.17 - E-Werk, Köln
25.06.17 - Huxleys Neue Welt, Berlin-Kreuzberg
18.07.17 - Batschkapp, Frankfurt
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Celebrating the partnership between the Glass Workshop at the Australian National University´s School of Art and the Berlin Glas studio, Berlin Glas e.V. and the Australian Embassy Berlin present as part of Australia now Germany 2017:
COLLABORATIVE ENDEAVOUR - III - contemporary glass from Canberra + Berlin
Klaus Moje, Richard Whiteley, Madeline Prowd, Ruth Oliphant, Marcel Hoogstad Hay, Alexandra Frasersmith, Charles Walker, Kate Nixon, Hanna Gason, Madisyn Zabel, Jesse Günther, Sadhbh Mowlds, William Rudolph Faulkner
16.06.-30.08.17 - Australian Embassy Berlin, Wallstraße 76, 10179 Berlin
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Galerie ff15 präsentiert:
Plateau Visionen - zeitgenössische australische Malerei
16.06.17, 20h - Vernissage
11.08.17, 20h - Finissage
Galerie ff15, Franz-Flemming-Str. 15, 04179 Leipzig
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Performing Arts Festival Berlin (13 - 18 June 2017) presents:
Mira Fuchs (MELANIE JAME WOLF/ Savage Amusement)
"Mira Fuchs is an expert. An expert private dancer. She is the public face of artist Melanie Jame Wolf's private life working for 8 years in one of Melbourne's largest strip clubs. Drawing on the specific vocabularies of this extended bodily practice, Mira Fuchs seeks to question ideas around gender, sexuality, performative intimacy, and dance & performance as labour. The work proposes itself as a fragmented memoir of the body as a political riddle."
14.-18.06.17 - Sophiensæle, Sophienstraße 18, 10178 Berlin-Mitte
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JOEL SARAKULA (pop/soul) on tour
14.06.17 - FluxFm Bergfest | Berlin
16.06.17 - Badeschiff Sessions | Berlin
19.06.17 - Muffatcafé | München
20.06.17 - AstraStuben | Hamburg
21.06.17 - Fete de la Musique | Berlin
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Arndt Art Agency and Australia now Germany 2017 present:
Mad Love | curated by DEL KATHRYN BARTON
"The group exhibition Mad Love provides a contemporary image of Australian art. Held at Arndt Art Agency’s premises in Berlin, the show is curated by leading Australian artist Del Kathryn Barton who has selected eight prominent Australian visual artists to individually engage with ideas around instinct, innate urges and the corporeal. Artworks include paintings, sculpture, mixed media, photography, and works on paper." Artists: BROOK ANDREW, DEL KATHRYN BARTON, PAT BRASSINGTON,  DALE FRANK,  MIRDIDINGKINGATHI JUWARNDA SALLY GABORI,  RAMESH MARIO NITHIYENDRAN,  PATRICIA PICCININI,  BEN QUILTY, PAUL YORE.
6.6.17, 18-21h - opening event with panel discussion at A3 Arndt Art Agency, Fasanenstr. 28, 10719 Berlin (exhibition until 29.09.2017)
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Kunstwerke-Berlin and Australia now Germany 2017 present:
Limits to Growth | NICHOLAS MANGAN
"Limits to Growth is the first survey exhibition of Melbourne-based artist Nicholas Mangan. With a strong research focus in both history and science, Mangan's work addresses a range of themes, including the ongoing impacts of colonialism, humanity's relationship with the natural environment and the complex dynamics of the global political economy. The exhibition brings together several key projects (the eldest dating back to 2009) in conversation with a new commission, entitled Limits to Growth. This work explores the relationship between two monetary currencies: Rai, large stone coins from the Micronesian island of Yap, and Bitcoin, a digital currency allegedly invented by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008. The exhibition was developed in partnership with the Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne; the Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane and the Kunst-Werke Institute of Contemporary Art, Berlin."
01.06.17 - opening at Kunstwerke-Berlin, Auguststr. 69, 10117 Berlin
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Songwriters Vincent Long (Berlin) + DANNY WALSH (Melbourne) in concert!
"Celebrate the coming of summer on a Berlin rooftop in the company of two fine songwriters, Berliner Vincent Long and Melburnian DANNY WALSH. The good folks at the Circus Hotel have kindly allowed us to host an intimate gig on their cosy rooftop space, with 360 degree views of Berlin. Cold beer will be available. Australian songwriter and bandleader Danny Walsh plays music for your inner fugitive. Perhaps Melbourne’s answer to Joe Cocker’s ‘Mad Dogs and Englishmen’ tour of the 1970s, The Danny Walsh Banned have been performing unmissable shows since 2011. Their latest album – The Dirt and the Sky has the harshest of Melbourne music critics raving and festival audiences raving. From swamp blues to piano-driven rock ‘n’ roll, Aussie boogie, and southern soul, the album needs to be played loud and preferably through an old pair of speakers on the back verandah as the sun goes down. Their rambunctious feather-capped ringmaster Danny will be bringing these sounds and a well-travelled mandolin to Berlin for one-off solo performance. Come and get Banned, Berlin!"
02.06., 20h - The Circus Hotel, Rosenthaler Str. 1, 10119 Berlin-Mitte
Space is strictly limited and RESERVATIONS ESSENTIAL!! To book your spot, please email
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Theater der Welt 2017 (Hamburg 25 May - 11 June 2017) and Australia now Germany 2017 present four Australian contemporary art productions:
FIVE SHORT BLASTS | Flynn & Humphrey
"In international maritime language, FIVE SHORT BLASTS – five acoustic signals – mean: „I am not sure of your intentions and am concerned we are going to collide“. Inspired by Hamburg, the city on the river, the Australian artists Madeleine Flynn and Tim Humphrey develop a unique and extremely personal route – at first in a rowing mini-fleet on the Alster, then on a traditional barge on the Elbe."
AN ACT OF NOW | Chunky Move / Anouk van Dijk
"A glass house in a huge hall – this is the impressive setting for a thrilling dance performance from Australia. Equipped with headphones, the audience observes the dancers’ explosive body language. They are voyeurs, Big Brother or a scientific observer, but they cannot escape the dancers’ unbelievable physical performance, and are absorbed by a movement vocabulary that is… deeply moving."
LADY EATS APPLE | Back to Back Theatre / Bruce Gladwin
"Looking back through history, there are countless examples of deviance inspiring art – art which would not have been possible without it. The Australian ‘Back to Back Theatre’ is one such example. Inspired by James Turrell’s land art, Diane Arbus’ photographs and Kenneth Anger’s poetic films, director Bruce Gladwin’s collective and the ensemble of ‘intellectually disabled people’ have developed their own unmistakable style. LADY EATS APPLE is an enchanting, visually overwhelming triptych about the Garden of Eden, humanity’s long journey over thousands of years and the urban jungle of the present. In fantastical visual worlds, Back to Back Theatre tells of the human limbo between life and death and the fundamental fear of recognising that, in the infinity of creation, man is just as mortal as every animal and plant."
FLYWAY | Aphids
"Beginning in the early evening hours, when the sun slowly sets, the city and its sky’s inhabitants become the actual performers of a site-specific production that snakes from the Baakenhöft throughout the city. Optical impressions become tangible through binoculars, acoustic impressions are a unique soundscape of noises, local birds and music on headphones; video art is in the mix. Unusual locations and ornithological niches characterize the route, while the audience itself becomes a flock and encounters the city in intimate detail – organic matter, digital portals, architectural textures, and living bodies illuminated by a disappearing sun – an immersive walk of a special kind."
25.05.17-11.06.17 - performances at various venues in Hamburg, please see for all dates, venues and details.
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FLYING COLOURS (shoegaze/psychedelic) on tour with current album "Mindfulness"
25.05.17 - Privatclub, Berlin-Kreuzberg
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FluxFM Bergfest presents:
24.05.17 - HUSKY (Indie/Folk) & Mammút
14.06.17 - JOEL SARAKULA (Soul/Pop)
Fluxbau, Pfuelstraße 5, Berlin-Kreuzberg (free admission);
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Komische Oper Berlin präsentiert:
Medea - Aribert Reimann | Inszenierung: BENEDICT ANDREWS
"Aribert Reimanns 2010 mit überwältigendem Erfolg uraufgeführte Oper zum ersten Mal in Berlin – mit Nicole Chevalier in der Titelpartie der tragischen Außenseiterin, die zur erbarmungslosen Rächerin wird. Inszeniert wird das auf einem antiken Mythos basierende und doch brandaktuelle Werk von dem Australier Benedict Andrews, der bereits mit Prokofjews Der feurige Engel für kraftvoll-verstörende Bilder sorgte. Zeitgenössisches Musiktheater at its best!"
21.05.17 - Premiere an der Komische Oper Berlin (weitere Aufführungen im Mai, Juni und Juli 2017)
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Hotel ADLON Kempinski Berlin presents:
Kaesler Wines Degustation
A Barossa Valley Stalwart
Five Wines | Four Course Dinner |  €85 per person | Fully inclusive
17.05.17, 20h – Hotel Adlon Kempinski Berlin
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THE RAY MAN THREE (Urban Soul) in concert
12.05.17 - Bar Bobu, Müggelstraße 9, Berlin-Friedrichshain
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Australian Embassy Foyer Exhibition:
Josephine Hellen Franklyn received the first award by the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University to pass
a three months residency at LIA-Leipzig International Art Programme 2017 in conjunction with a solo exhibition at the Australian Embassy in Berlin. Her installations generate minimal narratives between sculptural found objects and the botanical, as well as objects from daily life such as magazine cut outs and in situ recordings. She is triggered with the question how we measure and understand things that have left their comfort zone, their familiar background, origin or context. Josephine re-contextualizes her objects and sheds a new light on them, inviting the viewer to consider the relationships and narratives  between the individual parts of her installations and to reflect on how these narratives relate to broader social conditions.
5.5.-2.6.17 - Australian Embassy Berlin, Wallstraße 76, Berlin-Mitte 
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SARAH MCKENZIE (pianist, singer-songwriter) in concert - "Paris in the Rain"
03.05.17 - Kulturkirche, Hamburg
04.05.17 - Carl-Orff-Saal, München
05.05.17 - Passionskirche, Berlin
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one one for tor presents:
 Points of View - a discussion and screening with Margaret Raspe?, Gerda Leopold and TREVOR LLOYD MORGAN.
"Each artist has adapted video or film technologies available to them to produce embodied video/film images and narratives and presented them in public settings. Through each of their practices they will discuss these works. Trevor Lloyd Morgan, (b.1969 in Canberra) is an Australian photographic, video and media artist living in Berlin. His practice largely focuses on adapting media technologies and image formats to create works that explore the embodied image, dis/location, space and place in the everyday."
30.04., 15:45 - Trevor Lloyd Morgan, Torstraße 114, Berlin-Mitte (discussion starts at 16:00)
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La Maison Victor Schilly & Friends präsentiert:
Ein exklusives Konzert mit dem Ausnahmepianisten DAVID HELFGOTT
29.04., 17h - Musiksaal der Siemens-Villa, Forum for Meditation and Neuroscience, Calandrellistraße 7, 12247 Berlin
Karten über, Suche: David Helfgott/Berlin
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a cappella 2017 - International Festival of Vocal Music Leipzig presents:
THE IDEA OF NORTH in concert
"The Idea of North are Australia’s flagship vocal jazz musicians – and in 2017 they’re finally honouring us with a return visit to a cappella! Thanks to their captivating ensemble sound, their versatility and their incredible congeniality, they’ve gained a wide following throughout the world. Several international and Australian music awards also testify to their success. But there’s nothing quite like seeing this group from down under perform live. You’ll be entranced by The Idea of North’s a cappella music performed to perfection – not to mention their humour and spontaneity!"
29.04.17 - Schauspielhaus Leipzig
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Australia now Germany 2017 and jazzahead! Festival presents:
The Migration - STU HUNTER
"Multi award-winning Australian composer and pianist Stu Hunter presents his epic suite The Migration. A soul-searching response to life, love and cultural complexity, The Migration is the third in a series of critically acclaimed suites by Hunter. Driving grooves and lush sonic landscapes form powerful scaffolds on which to drape rich harmonic complexity and deep emotive melodies - music direct from the exhilarating frontier of modern Australian jazz. Premiered at the 2016 Sydney Festival, The Migration features 10 of Australia’s finest creative musicians. Artists: Stu Hunter, Tina Harrod, Simon Barker, Declan Kelly, Cameron Undy, Julien Wilson, Scott Tinkler, Matt Keegan, James Greening and Carl Dewhurst."
29.04.17 - Kulturzentrum Schlachthof, Bremen
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Life Rituals of the Streets - PETER CHURCHER
"The common thread running through the main works in this exhibition is that they were the result of my direct observation of certain daily rituals playing out in the streets as I wander the city. I see much in the daily life of the dense urban environment of Barcelona, not everything calls me and demands to become a painting, but certain images fuse in my mind and become the subject of a painting in the studio. A group of youths enacting the ritual of the “Botellón” (sharing of a bottle outdoors) in a crowded Plaza, two young guys in a Hostel window engrossed in their telephones, a lone youth dressed in party costume on his way to an event on the Metro, the young butcher who works at my local market . . . these are actual things I saw, recorded on my phone camera and later developed into images for paintings in the studio. The impetus for the image may start with a phone snap in the street but this is then developed in the studio, the composition often diverging from the original photograph and models are often brought into the studio to recreate the figures in the scene. I am always at my most comfortable and invigorated making a painting when it is the result of a direct visual experience set before me. Sometimes this can be nothing more than an arrangement of objects in my studio, such as the still-lives, but often it is a result of that moment one captures out of the corner of one’s eye in the street that provides that all important impetus for the work." Peter Churcher
28.04.17 - opening at Michael Reid Berlin, Ackerstraße Berlin-Mitte (exhibition until 27.05.2017)
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Buchmann Galerie präsentiert:
Neue Arbeiten von LAWRENCE CARROLL
"Die Buchmann Galerie freut sich, eine neue Einzelausstellung mit Werken von Lawrence Carroll (*1954 in Melbourne) in der Buchmann Box anzukündigen. In den aktuellen Arbeiten des in den USA und Italien lebenden Künstlers spielt Zeit eine bedeutende Rolle. Große Teile der neuen Arbeiten sind über lange Zeiträume und teilweise in verschiedenen Ateliers entstanden. Die Arbeiten sind von der Sorge um den Augenblick bestimmt, und um des Augenblicks willen geboren. Carroll lässt sich von der Zeit, vom Warten und von der Ruhe führen. Nichts geschieht schlagartig ..."
28.04.17 - Ausstellungseröffnung Buchmann Box, Charlottenstraße 75, Berlin-Mitte (Ausstellung bis 24.06.2017)
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Das Kammerorchester Metamorphosen Berlin präsentiert:
Eine Tschaikowsky-Gala anlässlich der CD-Veröffentlichung mit Werken von Tschaikowsky bei Sony Classical
23.04.17, 20h - Konzerthaus am Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin
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Hebbel am Ufer Berlin präsentiert:
Wonderwomen - MELANIE LANE (Konzept und Choreographie)
"Wonderwomen” ist die Begegnung der Bodybuilderinnen Rosie Harte und Nathalie Schmidt auf der Bühne. Zwei Frauen werfen einen Blick auf ihre höchst anspruchsvolle Sportart, die den Körper sowohl verstärkt als auch transformiert. Im Streben nach einer ultimativen physischen Form verwandeln Harte und Schmidt ihre gut ausgebildeten Körper und deren Potenzial in eine neue Bewegungssprache. “Wonderwomen” ist ein Dialog, der Stärke und Zerbrechlichkeit, Repräsentation und Transformation, Athletik und Weiblichkeit miteinander verknüpft ... Die australische Choreografin Melanie Lane hat in Europa mit diversen Kompanien und Künstler*innen zusammen gearbeitet und zeigte ihr Werk-Repertoire auf internationalen Festivals und Theatern. 2015 wurde Melanie Lane zur Resident-Direktorin bei Lucy Guerin Inc. ernannt."
21.-23.04.17 - Hebbel am Ufer HAU 1, Stresemannstraße 29, Berlin-Kreuzberg
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Australia now Germany 2017 presents:
SYDNEY YOUTH ORCHESTRA and Junges Ensemble Berlin in concert
Coming together for the first time, the Sydney Youth Orchestra and Junges Ensemble Berlin will provide a wonderful evening of music presenting Shostakovich's Symphony No. 11, Kodály's  Dances of Galánta, and movements 2 and 10 of Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition.
21.04.17, 19h - Gethsemanekirche Berlin
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boeckercontemporary Heidelberg präsentiert:
TIMELINES - Non Objective Art from Australia
Emma Langridge I David Weir I Louise Blyton I Terri Brooks I Giles Ryder I Billy Gruner I Sarah Keighery I Richard van der Aa I
Kyle Jenkins I Matthew Allen

21.04.-19.05.17 - boeckercontemporary, Viktoriastraße 12, Heidelberg
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TWELVE FOOT NINJA (Metal) auf Deutschland-Tour
"TWELVE FOOT NINJA sind mit Abstand die innovativste Heavy-Band weltweit. Mit ihrem Crossover-Mix aus Hardrock und Musikrichtungen, die man nicht unbedingt mit Headbanging in Verbindung bringt, begeistert die Band vor allem bei ihren energiegeladenen Live-Shows. Doch auch in ihren Musikvideos lassen die Australier ihrer Kreativität freien Lauf. Mit aufwändigen Kostümen und Produktionen, die an hollywoodreife Kurzfilme erinnern, lösten TWELVE FOOT NINJA in ihrem Heimatland einen wahren Hype aus. Über 8.5 Millionen Aufrufe haben ihre Videos insgesamt. Kein Wunder, dass ihr aktuelles Album “Outlier“ auf Platz 5 der amerikanischen Billboard Charts einstieg und in Australien für einen ARIA Award nominiert ist".
20.04.17 - Ludwigsburg
22.04.17 - Düsseldorf
23.04.17 - Berlin
25.04.17 - Dresden
Alle Tourkonzerte unter
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DEREK KRECKLER | Accident & Process
"From 19 April until 24 June 2017 Jarvis Dooney is pleased and honored to present one of Australia's most rigorous conceptual artists Derek Kreckler with select works from his Accident & Process touring survey exhibition. Working across photography, video, installation, sound and performance works, Derek's early experimental practice began in the the 1970s and has continued to evolve through to his more recent focus on still and moving imagery in the 21st century. Derekt Kreckler will be making the trip to Berlin for Gallery Weekend which takes place from Friday 28 April until Sunday 30 April. Don't miss this opportunity to meet the artist in person during this significant event."
19.04.-24.06.17 - Exhibition at Jarvis Dooney Galerie, Linienstraße 116, Berlin-Mitte
28.04.-30.04.17 - Meet the artist at Gallery Weekend at Jarvis Dooney Galerie
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Künstlerhaus Bethanien presents:
Changing Room -  LYNDAL WALKER
"For many years Walker’s photographs and installations have explored fashion and states of undress in order to contemplate identity, emotional states and the nature of time. Her portraits of both men and women dressing and undressing have challenged gender roles and power dynamics between model and photographer... Changing Room extends her interests onto paravent screens, which are associated with fashion and undress and imply privacy and transformation. The images that appear on Walker’s screens refer to themes presented in paintings from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. Time is represented uncovering truth but the standard personifications of an old man and young woman are revised in Walker’s images. The work is situated firmly in the contemporary world where the nature of truth has become increasingly slippery. Concerns such as the censorship and shaming of female bodies on social media and the exposure of corruption and abuse by our patriarchal institutions are brought into this critique of enlightenment imagery. Walker also continues her interests in the ambiguous nature of mirrors, which are associated with glamour and vanity, but also with truth and objective observation. In this installation the images are reflected and fragmented by mirrors but so are the bodies of the audience as they walk amongst the paravent screens." Lyndal Walker is a grantee of the Australia Council for the Arts.
13.04.17, 19h - Exhibition opening, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Kottbusser Straße 10, 10999 Berlin
19.04.17, 19h - Talk with Shubigi Rao, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Kottbusser Straße 10, 10999 Berlin (doors close 19:15h);
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Australia now Germany 2017 and Berlin Sing-Akademie present:
A Triptych on Fleetingness - Crisp & Wiget
Crisp & Wiget is a new collaboration between Australian dancer/choreographer Rosalind Crisp and Berlin-based Swiss cellist/composer Bo Wiget. There will be three performances during Passion Week at the St. Elisabeth-Kirche in Berlin, Mitte. In their intense improvisations and minute pieces, Crisp & Wiget discover the so-called Chronostasis, shifts in between inner and outer consciousness of time, on their very own instruments (body & cello). As a musical source they use Georg Philipp Telemann's Baroque Cantatas and their principle of Fleetingness: "Ah how fleeting, Ah how empty / Are the mortal matters". The Light designer Marco Wehrspann has created a space, which is based on Telemann's idea of an "organ for the eyes". In co-production with the Berlin Sing-Akademie.
1. How to use time – 11 April 2017, 9pm | 2. Ah how fleeting – 14 April 2017, 11am | 3. Ah how empty – 14 April 2017, 4pm
Venue: St. Elisabeth-Kirche, Invalidenstraße 3, Berlin-Mitte | TICKETS: free – please register
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TANNA | Australia/Vanuatu 2015 | D: Martin Butler & Bentley Dean | 104 min
Tanna is the Oscar® nominated, multi-award winning feature film set in the South Pacific, based on a true story and performed by the people of Yakel in Vanuatu.
from 30.03.17 - film release in Germany;
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PLINI (progressive rock) on "Handmade Cities UK/European Tour 2017"
23.03.17 - Musik & Frieden, Berlin;
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Versfest Berlin präsentiert:
STEVEN HERRICK - The Simple Gift
Steven Herrick tritt erstmals in Deutschland auf und stellt auf dem versfest seinen Versroman
THE SIMPLE GIFT [2000] als Internationale Premiere vor.
20.+22.03.17 - Gespräch, Lesung und Q&A im Literaturforum/Collegium Hungaricum Berlin
Alle Details und Termine unter 
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SCOTT MATTHEW & Rodrigo Leao on - Life is Long - Tour 2017
20.+21.03.2017 - Bar Jeder Vernunft, Berlin (all tour dates on the website)
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METHYL ETHEL (Dream Pop) in concert
13.03.17 - Molotow, Hamburg
14.03.17 - Kantine am Berghain, Berlin
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WITH CONFIDENCE (Pop/Punk) on tour in Europe - debut album "Better Weather" out now!
11.03.17 - Musik & Frieden, Berlin;
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Berlin Guitars presents:
11.03.17 - JAIMI FAULKNER (singer-songwriter) in concert
15.04.17 - DERRIN NAUENDORF (singer-songwriter) in concert
Berlin Guitars, Motzstraße 9, Berlin-Schöneberg
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PAUL DEMPSEY präsentiert von kulturnews,, & Thomann
10.03.2017 DE-Köln, Stereo Wonderland
11.03.2017 DE-Düsseldorf, Konvex
14.03.2017 DE-Hamburg, Freundlich & Kompetent
15.03.2017 DE-Berlin, Monarch - Tickets
16.03.2017 DE-Chemnitz, Exil
17.03.2017 AT-St. Georgen, Bar Fümreif
18.03.2017 AT-Wien, Haus der Musik - Tickets
19.03.2017 AT-Klagenfurt, Lendhafen Café
20.03.2017 DE-München, Trachtenvogl
21.03.2017 CH-Bern, Café Marta
23.03.2017 CH-St. Gallen, Folk Café
24.03.2017 CH-Nyon, La Parenthese
25.03.2017 DE-Stuttgart, Café Galao
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Australian Embassy Foyer Exhibition:
“Her Image, Her Voice, Her Story” - photographic works by WAYNE QUILLIAM
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the Australian Embassy will present an exhibition of portrait photographs celebrating the diversity and strength of Australian Indigenous women. The photographer Wayne Quilliam is one of Australia’s pre-eminent Indigenous photographic artists. He is an Associate Professor and has won numerous awards both in Australia and other countries.
09.03.-28.04.17 - Australian Embassy Berlin, Wallstraße 76, 10179 Berlin
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Staatsoper im Schillertheater Berlin präsentiert:
Tannhäuser/Wagner Gala - Musikalische Leitung/Dirigentin: SIMONE YOUNG
5.3., 12.3., 19.3. - Staatsoper im Schillertheater Berlin, Bismarckstraße 110, Berlin-Charlottenburg
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Michael Reid Berlin presents:
Hyper Hyper - group exhibition with works by Yvette Coppersmith (AU), Scott Gardiner (AU), Okka-Esther Hungerbühler (DE), Benjamin Lichtenstein (AU), Conny Maier (DE), Joseph Marr (AU/DE), David Palliser (AU), David Ralph (AU/DE), Laura Skerlj (AU), Darren Wardle (AU), Jennifer Woelki (DE)
"The definition of hyper is ‘too excited and energetic’, or ‘having too much of a quality’. Hyper Hyper, a group exhibition, features a seemingly disparate range of medium, scale, palette, and subject matter. The scope of works belies an inherent cohesiveness – that of the hyper; hyper coloured, hyper fabricated, hyper conscious. The exhibition yields an unreality, from Joseph Marr’s sickly sweet sugar figures, to David Palliser’s dreamy mindscapes, to Jennifer Woelki’s pairing back of gesture and painterly abstraction to a core essence. Everything is profoundly true, but dramatically skewed, recognisably ‘real’, yet undeniably illusory. Hyper Hyper marks the beginning of Michael Reid Berlin’s 2017 exhibition programme."
03.03.-15.04.17 - Michael Reid Berlin, Ackerstraße 163, Berlin-Mitte
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KAT FRANKIE on tour:
02.03.17 - Potsdam
03.03.17 - Kassel
04.03.17 - Leipzig
05.03..17 - Wiesbaden
07.03.17 - Heidelberg
08.03.17 - Bayreuth
09.03.17 - Osnabrück
10.03.17 - Stade
24.03.17 - Dachau
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HOCKEY DAD (Surf Punk) on tour in Europe - new album "Boronia" out now!
26.02.17 - Cassiopeia, Berlin
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Australia now Germany 2017 and Chamäleon Theater present:
COMPANY 2 - Scotch & Soda
The CHAMÄLEON is proud to host the charismatic acrobats and musicians of  Australian COMPANY 2 who are coming to Berlin for the very first time to present  Scotch & Soda: a whiskey-soaked evening of circus, theatre and jazz that will leave  you amazed, amused and ready to join the party! Expect to meet a rowdy mob of misfits that know no tomorrow: five acrobats who  encounter the raucous jazz musicians of The Uncanny Carnival Band and Trapeze  artists tiptoeing over champagne bottles.
25.02.-20.08.17 - Chamäleon Theater, Hackesche Höfe, Berlin-Mitte
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LION | Australia 2016 | Director: GARTH DAVIS | Writer: LUKE DAVIES | With Dev Patel, NICOLE KIDMAN, Rooney Mara and DAVID WENHAM
"Five year old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of kilometres across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before ultimately being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty five years later, armed with only a handful of memories, his unwavering determination, and a revolutionary technology known as Google Earth, he sets out to find his lost family and finally return to his first home." Nominated for 6 Academy Awards!
23.02.17 - Film release in Germany 
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THE GRAVELTONES (Soul/Blues/Garage) in concert
22.02.17 - Musik & Frieden, Berlin;
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JULIA JACKLIN (singer-songwriter) on tour - debut album "Don't Let The Kids Win" out now!
10.02.17 - Yuca, Cologne
13.02.17 - Molotow Skybar, Hamburg
16.02.17 - Grüner Salon, Berlin
17.02.17 - Milla Live Club, Munich
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Australien bei den 67. Internationalen Filmfestspielen Berlin (9.-19. Februar 2017):
Casting JonBenet (Sektion: Panorama) | USA / Australien | Kitty Green | Internationale Premiere
Der neue Film der gefeierten australischen Dokumentarfilmerin Kitty Green ist ein  hochintelligenter Versuch, die Fakten über den ungeklärten gewaltsamen Tod der  sechsjährigen „Schönheitskönigin” JonBenet Ramsey aufzuarbeiten.
RED DOG: True Blue (Sektion: Generation Kplus, Eröffnungsfilm) | Australien | Kriv Stenders | Europapremiere
Der australische Regisseur Stenders begeisterte schon 2011 das Generation-Publikum mit&n