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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: www.australianow2017.de

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NEW PODCAST!
OzLänder - Conversations with Aussie Creatives in Berlin
Hosted by actors Angus McGruther & Mala Ghedia
Previous Episodes: Frances Hill (Down Under Berlin Festival), Krisana Locke (Meditation Teacher), Madeleine White (Dancer/ Performer), Damien Warren-Smith (Actor)
Upcoming Episodes: Ben King (Musician), Georgia Ruth (Singer/Songwriter), Tania Lacy (Author/ Comedian), Peter Scollin (Actor/Theatre Director)
SoundCloud : https://soundcloud.com/ozlanderberlin  
iTunes : https://itunes.apple.com/de/podcast/ozl%C3%A4nder/id1282190056 
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Villa Merkel präsentiert:
Networking the Unseen - Kuratorin: GRETTA LOUW
"Die Ausstellung Networking the Unseen präsentiert internationale Gegenwartskunst, die sich mit dem interkulturellen Transfer zwischen den Polen Erdung und Digitalität auseinandersetzt. Die Aktualität der Fragestellung und die umfangreiche, internationale Künstlerliste mit einem Fokus auf Künstlerinnen und Künstler aus Australien, die mit anderen Kunstprojekten in einen Dialog treten, ist in dieser Form eine Besonderheit in Europa. Gezeigt werden Installationen, Video-Kunst, Malerei und netzbasierte digitale Kunst. Dabei werden Mythen rund um das vermeintlich allmächtige Internet befragt und die sehr konkreten sozialen, psychologischen oder kulturellen Auswirkungen der Digitalisierung analysiert. Anschaulich und nutzbar gemacht wird das de facto eher selten genutzte Potential des Internets, Menschen über riesige kulturelle oder sprachliche Räume hin zusammenzubringen - mit dem Gewinn einer umfassenderen Wissensproduktion, einer stärker ausgeprägten Toleranz, einer gesteigerten kulturellen Vielfalt und einem größeren Respekt gegenüber allen Formen des kulturellen Wandels."
Künstlerliste: Nora Al-Badri & Jan Nikolai Nelles (DE), Brook Andrew (AUS), Aram Bartholl (DE/NL), Neil Jupurrurla Cook (AUS), Michael Erglis (AUS), Jenny Fraser (AUS), Barbara Herold & Florian Huth (DE), Lily Hibberd (AUS), Agnes Jänsch (DE), Gretta Louw (DE/AUS), Owen Mundy (US), Katrin Petroschkat (DE), Plan B (DE/UK), Anahita Razmi (DE), Curtis Taylor (AUS), Addie Wagenknecht (AT/US), Nine Yamamoto-Masson (FR/JP) und aus dem Warnayaka Art Centre (AUS)
21.12.17-04.03.18 - Villa Merkel, Pulverwiesen 25, 73726 Esslingen am Neckar
www.villa-merkel.de
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Trinity Music Berlin präsentiert:
NORTHLANE - Australische Metalcore-Visionäre stellen neues Album 'Mesmer' vor
06.12.17 - BiNuu, Berlin-Kreuzberg
www.trintymusic.de
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Komische Oper Berlin präsentiert:
Jerry Bock: Anatevka - Musical basierend auf den Geschichten von Sholem Aleichem [1964]; Inszenierung: BARRIE KOSKY
"Max Hopp als Milchmann Tevje und Dagmar Manzel als dessen resolute Ehefrau Golde in dem Stück, das in der Inszenierung von Walter Felsenstein mit über 500 Aufführungen in die Annalen des Hauses an der Behrenstraße eingegangen ist. Nach seiner triumphalen West Side Story bringt Barrie Kosky nun erstmals seit 1988 eines der erfolgreichsten Musicals der Welt zurück auf die Bühne der Komischen Oper Berlin."
03.12.17 - Komische Oper Berlin, Behrenstraße 55-57, 10117 Berlin (weitere Aufführungen siehe Website)
 https://www.komische-oper-berlin.de/programm/a-z/anatevka/
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Greywood Records Christmas Party präsentiert:
LUCAS LAUFEN (Folk) &  MICHAEL BRINKWORTH (Folk)
"Das Berliner Independent Label Greywood Records feiert wieder seine alljährliche Weihnachtssause. Es ist wieder an der Zeit, mit Freunden des Hauses bei einem tollen Konzert auf ein aufregendes Jahr zurück zu blicken. Ganz der modernen Folk- und Singer/Songwriter-Musik verschrieben, präsentiert das Label dieses Mal zwei spannende australische Künstler aus seinem Hause: Der aus Port Lincoln stammende Musiker Lucas Laufen hat kürzlich seine EP „Goodbye“ in Europa veröffentlicht und großartige wie zahlreiche Besprechungen für seinen intimen, introspektiven Folk erhalten. Lucas ist in ganz Europa auf Tour und macht im Barkett als Trio inkl. Bass und Schlagzeug Halt. Michael Brinkworth ist ein reisender Troubadour im klassischen Sinne, weltweit unterwegs, kehrt der Australier immer wieder nach Berlin zurück. Am 20. Oktober ist sein Album „Somewhere To Run From“ erschienen und hat tolle Resonanz genossen. Auf der Greywood Christmas Party spielt Michael Brinkworth eines seiner mitreissenden Solo-Sets."
02.12.17 - Barkett, Czeminskistr. 10, 10829 Berlin
https://www.facebook.com/events/364281023996379/
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MICHAEL REID BERLIN and Australia now Germany 2017 present:
WALL POWER: Contemporary Australian Photography
Michael Reid Sydney and Berlin, in conjunction with the Australian Government, present WALL POWER: an exhibition of Australia’s most significant contemporary photographic practitioners. WALL POWER forms a core part of the programming for Australia now 2017 – a year-long program celebrating Australian arts, culture, science and innovation across Germany.
Artists: Bill Henson, Brook Andrew, Catherine Nelson, Christian Thompson, Deborah Paauwe, Destiny Deacon, Fabian Muir, Joan Ross, Joseph McGlennon, Luke Shadbolt, Marian Drew, Michael Riley, Narelle Autio, Nici Cumpston, Petrina Hicks, Polixeni Papapetrou, Rosemary Laing, Shaun Gladwell, Tamara Dean, Tony Albert, Tracey Moffatt and Trent Parke.
01.-23.12.17 - Direktorenhaus, Am Krögel 2, 10179 Berlin
https://michaelreid.com.au/exhibition/berlin-wall-power-significant-contemporary-australian-photography
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HUGO RACE & Michelangelo Russo in concert - "John Lee Hooker's World Today Tour"
"Hugo Race and Michelangelo Russo are no strangers to either Hooker or the blues. Hailed as a supreme influence on the music of their band Hugo Race & The True Spirit, here the duo create a full sensory immersion in John Lee Hooker’s World Today with devastating singularity of purpose. Race and Russo’s reimagining of Hooker is simultaneously blues, electronica, avant-garde and ambient, a homage to one of the greats of rock and roll prehistory, delivered with a sting and a twist more relevant than ever to The World Today."
27.11., 20h - Badehaus, Revaler Str. 99, Berlin-Friedrichshain
http://www.badehaus-berlin.com/details/Hugo-Race-Michelangelo-Russo-badehaus-berlin.html
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me Collectors Room/Olbricht Foundation and the National Gallery of Australia present in the framework of Australia now Germany 2017:
Indigenous Australia: Masterworks from the National Gallery of Australia
The art of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Australia is one of the oldest, richest and most complex forms of creative expression in human history, which has powerful contemporary resonances. Despite significant change and diversity over time, the art retains an underlying unity of inspiration – the land and human relationships that are associated with it, and a complex system of ‘Dreaming’ beliefs of creation stories. It has solid links with the past but is firmly rooted as political, social and creative action in the present. Today Aboriginal art is recognised around the world as an exciting, major contribution to world art and an expression of deepest humanity and unity with nature. This exhibition showcases the very best work produced by Australian Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people from the late 1800s through to today. It presents the development of this diverse art practice, including works by many of Australia’s greatest Indigenous artists in the category of masterworks, drawn exclusively from the National Gallery of Australia’s extensive collection.
17.11.17-02.04.18 - me Collectors Room/Olbricht Foundation, Auguststr. 68, 10117 Berlin
www.me-berlin.com
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No Limits Internationales Theaterfestival Berlin präsentiert:
BACK TO BACK THEATRE - Radial
"Das Back to Back Theatre aus Australien ist das weltweit bekannteste Theater mit sogenannt geistig behinderten Künstler*innen. Sein einzigartiges Ensemble widmet sich seit Jahren sozialen und politischen Themen, die letztlich für alle Menschen relevant sind. RADIAL ist ihr neustes Projekt: ein Langzeit-Filmdreh, der spielerisch Videokunst, Tanz, Musik und Mode verbindet. Dafür bietet Back to Back an drei Tagen kostenlose Workshops mit Tanz-Improvisationen an und filmt die Ergebnisse. Am Ende soll das Video-Porträt einer Gemeinschaft in Bewegung entstehen. Der fertige Film wird bei einer öffentlichen Vorführung im Theater Thikwa zu sehen sein, dazu gibt es eine Premieren-Party mit DJ Gary Flanell."
14.+15.11.17 - Workshops, Theatre Thikwa/F40, Berlin
17.11.17, 21:30h - Premiere Radial, Filmvorführung und Premierenparty
http://www.no-limits-festival.de/stuecke/#radial
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Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum Kulturen der Welt präsentiert:
Wüste - Meer - Schöpfermythen - Aboriginal Art der Spinifex und Yolgnu
"Zum ersten Mal widmet sich das Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum in einer eigenen Ausstellung der zeitgenössischen Kunst australischer Aborigines. Die Kunst der indigenen Australier, die ihre Ursprünge in der Sand-, Körper- und Felsmalerei hat, gilt mit nachweislich mehr als 40.000 Jahren als die älteste kontinuierliche Kunsttradition der Welt. Inhaltlich am zentralen Thema des Schöpfungsmythos der „Traumzeit“ orientiert, verbindet die indigene Kunst Australiens Vergangenheit und Gegenwart, das Spirituelle mit dem Säkularen, die Menschen und ihr Land. Die Ausstellung Wüste – Meer – Schöpfermythen der Freiburger Galerie ARTKELCH greift den kulturvergleichenden Ansatz des Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museums auf und stellt aktuelle Desert Art am Beispiel des Spinifex Arts Project aktueller Top End Art am Beispiel von Buku-Larr?gay Mulka gegenüber."
10.11.17-04.03.17 - Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum, Cäcilienstr. 29-33, Köln
www.facebook.com/rjmkoeln
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RIXDORF EDITIONS BOOK LAUNCH
"RIXDORF EDITIONS is a new Berlin-based press which is introducing forgotten German classics to a contemporary English-language readership. The first two titles from the press – Berlin’s Third Sex by Magnus Hirschfeld and The Guesthouse at the Sign of the Teetering Globe by Franziska zu Reventlow – are launching on 9 November 2017, with two further titles in spring 2018. All of them focus on the Wilhelmine period (1890-1918), a time of unexpected daring and innovation. The first two titles – one fiction, one reportage – exemplify the diversity of voices in this era. The Guesthouse at the Sign of the Teetering Globe by Franziska zu Reventlow, one of the most liberated women of her age, is a collection of short stories originally released at the height of the First World War. A blazingly original and compelling work, it diagnoses a world in feverish transition. Magnus Hirschfeld’s Berlin’s Third Sex, published in 1904, is a foundational text of sexual identity revealing a fantastically vital gay and lesbian subculture at the dawn of the 20th century, well in advance of the better-known Weimar era.
Things will be kicking off at 8 pm with a discussion of the two books as well as readings by translator James J. Conway, but come by from 7.30 onward to grab a drink, browse the splendidly stocked shelves and get your hands on fresh Rixdorf copies at a special launch discount.
09.11.17, 20h - Curious Fox Books, Flughafenstr. 22, Berlin-Neukölln
https://www.facebook.com/events/1994277567510746 
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Platypus Theater presents:
Fox - a stage adaption of the novel Fox by Matthew Sweeney
"Gerard has moved with his parents from the country to the city. In his old school he’d often been in trouble because of his bad temper. In the new school things don’t start out much better and Gerard dreams of being elsewhere. During his bike rides through the city, Gerard gets to know a homeless man who has an unusual companion – a fox! Gerard is fascinated by the duo, but also faced with many questions – How does the man live? Why is he living on the street and why does he have a tame fox? When the man suddenly disappears, Gerard sets out to find him …"
09.11.17 - Premiere at ufa Fabrik, Victoriastr. 10-18, Berlin-Tempelhof (more performances in Nov + Dec 2017, please have a look at http://www.platypus-theater.de/en/plays/fox for all dates).
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Privatclub präsentiert:
AMY SHARK (Indie-Pop) in concert - nominated for six Aria Awards!
"Nicht ohne Grund heißt die Debüt-EP von Amy Shark „Night Thinker“. Der sehr eigene Pop-Entwurf der jungen Australierin ist hörbar von Nachtgedanken gespeist, die besonders tief wirken, weil sie uns diese in hochmelodischen Songs einsingt, denen man nur zu gerne Herz und Ohr öffnet. „Adore“ ist so einer – und nicht umsonst Amy Sharks bisher größter Hit."
05.11.17 - Privatclub, Berlin-Kreuzberg
https://privatclub-berlin.de/event/amy-shark/
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Postkarten aus dem Osten / Postcards from the East - KATE SEABROOK
"KATE SEABROOK is an Australian photographer who moved to Berlin just before the Christmas of 2011 and somehow never left. Cities, culture and people are the main focus of her photographic adventures. In the exhibition POSTKARTEN AUS DEM OSTEN / POSTCARDS FROM THE EAST, Kate presents photographs from her journeys through cities that were behind the former iron curtain. The selected photos represent an outsider's fond and curious observations of architecture, culture and everyday life. These works illustrate not only her affection for Eastern Europe, but also offer visual signposts to the points where history and progress collide."
02.11.17, 18:30-20:30h -  ostPost in the Circus Apartments, Choriner Straße 84, 10119, Berlin-Mitte (exhibition until 07.12.17, Mon-Sun 8-18h)
https://www.facebook.com/events/472672279784614
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TIM MCMILLAN (singer-songwriter) in concert
01.11.17 - Barkett, Czeminskistr. 10, Berlin-Schöneberg
02.11.17 - Art Stalker, Kaiser-Friedrich-Str. 67, 10627 Berlin
www.facebook.com/timmcmillan/
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Berliner Festspiele  present in the framework of Australia now Germany 2017:
OUR land people stories - BANGARRA DANCE THEATRE
OUR land people stories encompasses history, family, culture and visual arts. Having premiered already at the Sydney Opera House in 2016, the triple bill weaves arresting choreography, costumes and artistry to breathtaking effect. Nyapanyapa, choreographed by Bangarra Artistic Director Stephen Page, is inspired by the beautifully textured paintings of Yirrkala artist Nyapanyapa Yunupingu. The kinship systems of Wiradjuri Country - the complex familial ties between clans - are explored by dancers Daniel Riley and Beau Dean Riley Smith in Miyagan. Lastly, a truthful portrayal of the complex Governor Macquarie is the basis of Jasmin Sheppard’s  Macq.
26.-28.10.17 - Haus der Berliner Festspiele, Berlin-Wilmersdorf
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Public workshop with Bangarra Dance Theatre

In addition to the performances, BANGARRA will hold a public workshop/creative forum during their visit. The forum will be an open discussion between Artistic Director Stephen Page and two dancers from the company. It is designed to deepen understanding and engagement with the work of BANGARRA, allow audiences to be immersed in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and promote exchange between Australia and Germany.
28.10.17, 14h - Haus der Berliner Festspiele, Berlin-Wilmersdorf. Free admission, registration via: RSVP-Berlin@dfat.gov.au www.bangarra.com.au
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Berlin Guitars presents:
JOEL HAVEA (singer-songwriter) in concert
21.10.17 - Berlin Guitars, Motzstraße 9, 10777 Berlin
http://berlin-guitars.de/show/joel-havea/
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Trinity Music präsentiert:
THY ART IS MURDER (Death Metal) auf "Dear Desolation European Tour"
"THY ART IS MURDER fahren in diesem Jahr erneut ihre Klauen aus, um der Dunkelheit und dem scheinbar unvermeidlichen Zusammenbruch unseres Daseins den Kampf anzusagen! »Dear Desolation« (VÖ 18.08.17 Nuclear Blast), das vierte und mächtigste Album der australischen Metal-Crew, ist ein verwüstender Schlag, der sich gleichermaßen gegen einen verhängnisvollen Nihilismus und einen allumfassenden, menschenfeindlichen Krieg richtet! Mit einer Kombination aus klassischen und authentischen Death Metal-Elementen haben es THY ART IS MURDER geschafft, ein bisher wenig beachtetes Subgenre neu zu definieren.
19.10.17 - SO36, Berlin-Kreuzberg
www.trinitymusic.de
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Die Berliner Festspiele präsentieren im Rahmen des Programmbereichs Immersion:
"Mondparsifal Beta 9-23", Oper von Bernhard Lang nach Wagners "Parsifal";
Musikalische Leitung: SIMONE YOUNG; Regie, Bühne + Kostüme Jonathan Meese
15., 16., 18.10.17 - Haus der Berliner Festspiele, Berlin-Wilmersdorf
https://www.berlinerfestspiele.de
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Australia now Germany 2017 presents:
SPEAR
  (Australia 2015 | Film and Artistic Director: Stephen Page | Choreography: Stephen Page with Bangarra Dancers)
SPEAR is Stephen Page’s directorial debut feature film telling a contemporary Aboriginal story through movement and dance.
Collaborating with dancers and creatives from Bangarra Dance Theatre, Stephen Page brought this visually stunning dance work to the screen. Through a unique collaboration between artists and filmmakers, this ground breaking film follows the journey of a young Aboriginal man Djali, as he tries to understand what it means to be a man with ancient traditions in a modern world. From the outback of Australia to the gritty urban streets of Sydney, SPEAR is a poignant reflection of the continuing cultural connection of Indigenous people. SPEAR is an intimate journey with one of Australia’s most celebrated artists, as he brings this modern day mythological story to the screen.
Film screenings:
14.10.17, 18:45 – Kino Central, Rosenthaler Str. 39, 10178 Berlin
15.10.17, 18:45 – Kino Central, Rosenthaler Str. 39, 10178 Berlin
21.10.17, 15:00 – Kino Moviemento, Kottbusser Damm 22, 10967 Berlin
22.10.17, 19:30 – Kino Moviemento, Kottbusser Damm 22, 10967 Berlin
24.10.17, 19:00 – Kino Central, Rosenthaler Str. 39, 10178 Berlin (Q+A with director Stephen Page after the film screening)
http://australianow2017.de/
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GANG OF YOUTHS
(Indie Rock) in concert - nominated for eight Aria Awards 2017!
11.10.17 - Musik & Frieden, Berlin-Kreuzberg
12.10.17 - Ampere/Muffatwerk, Munich
13.10.17 - Arttheater, Cologne
http://www.gangofyouths.com
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Michael Reid Berlin presents:

PENNY BYRNE: #EuropaEuropa
#EuropaEuropa is composed of a series of vintage blue and white porcelain figurines clad in the iconic bright orange lifejackets that have now become synonymous with the refugee crisis. Seeking to highlight the perilous journey undertaken by large numbers of migrants across Europe, #EuropaEuropa aims to recreate the sheer quantity and desperation of those risking their lives by crossing the Mediterranean. ... Byrne says “I don’t seek to promote any particular political stance on the crisis. I just believe it’s important that we continue to bring to light such tragic situations, to highlight the plight of those who have to resort to such drastic measures so that as a society, we can come together in finding solutions.” As an established ceramics conservator, Penny Byrne is an expert in working with porcelain, a medium which she feels holds an unmistakably kitsch aesthetic. In using vintage figures to create such a politically charged and engaging piece, Byrne’s work begins to play with notions of history and memory, key ideas that emanate from #EuropaEuropa which bring to light how pressing this matter really is."
06.10.-04.11.17 - Michael Reid Berlin, Ackerstraße 163, Berlin-Mitte
www.michaelreid.com.au/berlin/
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Jacob Hoerner Galleries present:
ANDREW GRITSCHER - The Way Out of the Way Out
04.-14.10.17 - tête,  Schönhauser Allee 161a, Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg
ANDREW SIBLEY - Black & White
18.-28.10.17 - tête, Schönhauser Allee 161a, Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg
http://jacobhoernergalleries.com/exhibitions/
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Tangokonzert mit dem Sinfonieorchester Wuppertal - Dirigent: DANIEL SMITH, Bandoneon: Aleksandar Nikolic
Mit Werken von Antonín Dvorák, Dmitri Schostakowitsch, Astor Piazzolla, Arturo Marquez u. a
29.09.17 - Historische Stadthalle, Wuppertal
http://www.sinfonieorchester-wuppertal.de
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THE LAZYS (Rock) in concert
23.09.17 - Musik & Frieden, Berlin-Kreuzberg
https://www.facebook.com/thelazysofficial
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Australia at Reeperbahn Festival Hamburg (20-23 September 2017):
DEAN LEWIS | GOLD CLASS | JEN CLOHER | KAT FRANKIE | LISA MITCHELL | THE DELTA RIGGS | THE LAZYS | TINPAN ORANGE
20.-23.09.17 - various festival locations in Hamburg
https://www.reeperbahnfestival.com/en/festival/programme
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JEN CLOHER (singer-songwriter) in concert, new album out now!
“It’s self-titled.” The three-word answer is all that Jen Cloher requires to describe her recently completed fourth album, a letter in triplicate addressed to themes of Love, Music and Australia (the beautiful and the terrible). Jen likes best to tell the truth.Jen Cloher is the culmination of a period of artistic and personal growth in which the artist took her rightful place as the punk-rock figurehead of Melbourne’s famous DIY music scene. The NIDA Graduate is an outspoken advocate for artist rights and the co-founder of the incredible Milk! Records label (Courtney Barnett, Loose Tooth, Fraser A. Gorman, Jade Imagine, East Brunswick All Girls Choir). Cloher’s fascinating life story and compelling political voice is enough justification to pay her attention, but it’s the music that will have you returning again and again."
17.09.17 - Monarch, Berlin-Kreuzberg
http://www.kottimonarch.de/wordpress/hello-world/; https://www.jencloher.com/
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TINPAN ORANGE (Indie/Folk) on tour - new album 'Love is a Dog' out now!
17.09.17 - Badeschiff, Berlin-Treptow
Please see http://tinpanorange.com/tours/ for all tour dates
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Jarvis Dooney presents:
ANNE ZAHLAKA - Threshold
Jarvis Dooney is honoured to present recent work from one of Australia's most highly regarded photo-media artists Anne Zahlaka, an installation involving video, prints and vitrine with objects and artefacts from work made in Morocco.
‘Standing on the threshold of paths, passages, stairwells and doorways, I am held in a state of suspension and stillness, ‘of hesitation, temptation, desire, security, welcome and respect’ (from Gaston Bachelard’s The Poetics of Space).Travelling through the vast and ancient landscape of Morocco, El Magrib – (the far west), I felt I was between two worlds, gazing at a place so geographically, historically and culturally distinct from my own. I wanted to make images that would record these differences while reflecting on the inherent photogenic tropes and clichés that come with this territory...'
15.09.-02.12.17 - Jarvis Dooney Galerie, Linienstraße 116, 10115 Berlin
http://www.jarvisdooney.com/
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SAN CISCO (Indie/Pop) mit neuem Album "The Water" auf Tour!
"San Cisco aus Fremantle, Australien haben Anfang Mai ihr sehnlichst erwartetes drittes Studioalbum „The Water“ veröffentlicht. In gewohnter Manier präsentieren sie darauf frischen Indie-Pop, eingängige Gitarren-Riffs und jede Menge gute Laune. Im September kommt das Quartett dann für vier Konzerte nach Deutschland."
14.09.17 - Musik & Frieden, Berlin-Kreuzberg (Beginn: 20 Uhr, Einlaß: 19.30 Uhr, VVK: 17 Euro, Tickethotline: 030 30 10 6 80 85)www.trinitymusic.de, www.dodotickets.de 
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Trinity Music and Quasimodo present:
PAUL KELLY (singer-songwriter) in concert!
14.09.17 - Quasimodo, Kantstraße 12a, Berlin-Charlottenburg
https://quasimodo.de/events/paul-kelly-618 ; http://www.paulkelly.com.au/
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ANCB The Aedes Metropolitan Laboratory and Australia now Germany 2017 present:
Two-day symposium ‘MUSEUM AS ACTIVATOR: Strategies for Public Space and Access’
In an increasingly urbanized world, Germany and Australia need strategies and tools to address social and cultural integration in the city and the peripheries. In this context museums in both countries are playing a central role in prompting discussion and transformation of culture. The two-day symposium ’Museum as Activator: Strategies for Public Space and Access’ at ANCB The Aedes Metropolitan Laboratory will enable a broad dialogue with cultural experts, city planners, architects, artists and curators to workshop these very ideas.
Participants: Torsten Wöhlert, Permanent Secretary for Culture, Berlin | Paul Spies, Director, Stadtmuseum Berlin | Dolla Merrillees, Director, The Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Sydney | Rob Adams, Director of City Design, City of Melbourne | Lisa Havilah, Director, Carriage Works, Sydney | Mark Loughnan, Architect, Hassell, Melbourne | Caroline Vains, School of Architecture and Design, RMIT, Melbourne | Natalie King, Curator of Tracey Moffatt at the 57th Venice Biennale 2017, Melbourne | Anne Loxley, C3West curator MCA, Sydney | Nonda Katsalidis, Architect, Fender Katsalidis, Melbourne | Claudia Perren, Director, Bauhaus Dessau | Brook Andrew, Artist, Sydney/Berlin | Bernd Scherer, Director, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin | Alex Martinis Roe and Melanie Sehgal, FORMATIONS, Berlin
14.09., 18:30h -  ‘The Museum of the 21st Century as Activation Strategy for Public Space’
15.09., 15:00h -  ‘Accessibility to Culture and Cultural Resources’
Venue: ANCB, Christinenstraße 18-19, 10119 Berlin | Please register at: reply@ancb.de indicating which event(s) you would like to attend.
www.ancb.de
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7th DOWN UNDER BERLIN FILM FESTIVAL 13 - 17 September 2017
"This year, we are “Looking Beyond, as we take our audience on a journey: to other worlds, into the hearts of monsters, back to the past, and into the future. This journey can be terrifying, other times exhilarating, and often leads to a very personal destination.
Our opening feature is the adaptation Jasper Jones by award-winning director Rachel Perkins, a beautiful coming-of-age story which has already been compared to To Kill a Mockingbird and Stand by Me.
This year’s highlights include critically acclaimed documentaries: Deep Water: The Real Story uncovers the terrible history of crimes against gay men in Sydney in the 1980s and 1990s. In Barbecue, grilling meat unites people all over the world, whereas in Pecking Order it’s chickens who bring people together. I Am Heath Ledger is an up close and personal look at the extraordinary life of the late actor.
We also shine a spotlight on short films, with a range of fantastic shorts and one very special event: The Battle of the Shorts: AUS vs. NZ – and the audience gets to choose the winners! We top off the program with the chilling Hounds of Love, the true story Joe Cinque’s Consolation, and sci-fi thriller OtherLife. To close the festival we celebrate all things scary with the documentary Spookers by Florian Habicht, an intimate portrait of the people who work at a haunted house, and how becoming a monster can help you face your fears!"
This year's festival is supported by Australia now Germany 2017.
13.-17.09.17 - Moviemento Kino, Kottbusser Damm 22, Berlin-Kreuzberg
http://downunderberlin.de/festival/
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AUSTRALIAN AUTHORS at international literature festival berlin 2017 (6-16 September) and in the framework of Australia now Germany 2017
The international literature festival berlin is now in its 17th year and as previously will present a great variety of contemporary prose and poetry from all over the world. The following Australian authors will be participating in the festival this year:
BRIAN CASTRO - "BLINDNESS AND RAGE" (13 September, 19:30h, Haus der Berliner Festspiele)
"In ’Blindness and Rage’ (2017) by Australian author Brian Castro, a fatally ill poet finds himself in a Paris in a secret society. Brian Castro’s most recent novel extends beyond the formal borders of this genre. Comprising 34 cantos, its short, rhythmic lines recall the work of Virgil, Dante and Pushkin’s »Eugene Onegin«. Castro has received numerous prizes for his literary work, including the Patrick White Award for Literature 2014."
CHARLOTTE WOOD - "THE NATURAL WAY OF THINGS" (13 September, 18:00h, Haus der Berliner Festspiele)
"In ’The Natural Way of Things’ by Charlotte Wood, a group of young women are abducted and imprisoned in the Australian outback. The Guardian described Wood’s work as ’a masterpiece of feminist horror’. Charlotte Wood’s books have been shortlisted for numerous literary awards. In 2016 she received the Stella Prize for ’The Natural Way of Things’. The Australian has declared Wood ’one of our most original and provocative writers’."
OMAR MUSA - POETRY NIGHT 2 with Australian author OMAR MUSA (8 September, 19:30h, Haus der Berliner Festspiele)
"Omar Musa’s literary work mostly focuses on migration and racism in Australia, violence, virility and loneliness. Musa’s poetry is characterized by a strong influence of hip-hop. In 2009 Musa won the Australian Poetry slam at the Sydney Opera House. Further participants at POETRY NIGHT 2 are Sadaf Saaz (Bangladesh), Boris Chersonskij (Ukraine), Habib Tengour (France / Algeria)."
http://www.literaturfestival.com/
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MICHAEL REID and Australia now Germany 2017 present:
WALL POWER - Contemporary Austrlian Photography
"Wall Power 
brings together an art-mob of leading contemporary Australian photographers including a significant number of Indigenous artists. The exhibition encompasses a broad spectrum of practical and conceptual approaches that aim to delve into the complexity of the Australian national identity through the power of photographic images."
07.09.-07.10.17 - Haus der Stiftungen, Zeughausstraße 26, 50667 Cologne
www.michaelreid.com.au/berlin/
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MICHAEL REID GALLERY BERLIN presents:
LUKE SHADBOLT: Acquiesce the Front
"The photography of Luke Shadbolt documents the exchange, cycle and balance of power fundamental to the functioning of our planet and its oceans. It is an exploration of the balance of light and dark inherent in nature, both on a physical and qualitative level. In his first body of work, Maelstrom, 2016, Shadbolt captured a series of sudden, fleeting, chaotic acts which produced an oceanic force of sheer primal ferocity. A duality that occurs in nature; creation and destruction in a single act. Reflecting upon these chaotic weather events of the 2016 El Nino incident, Shadbolt was prompted to examine the broader array of moments that fell before, after and in between these violent deliveries in his latest series, Acquiesce the front, 2017. Luke Shadbolt (b. 1984, Australia) was born and raised in the Central Coast of New South Wales. He studied Visual Communication at the University of Newcastle (Australia) and has since freelanced as an extreme sports and fashion/lifestyle photographer. For this he has recently secured covers of Surfing World and the QANTAS Magazine. Furthermore, he is a prominent creative director and has worked with commercial and editorial clients including Audi, Tourism Australia, Nikon and Veuve Clicquot."
01.-30.09.17 - Michael Reid Berlin, Ackerstraße Berlin-Mitte - opening 16 September 15-17h
www.michaelreid.com.au/berlin/
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TASH SULTANA (singer-songwriter) in concert!
03.08.17 - A Summer's Tale Festival, Luhmühlen
04.08.17 - Skandalös Festival, Neukirchen
05.08.17 - Appletree Garden Festival, Diepholz
17.08.17 - c/o Pop 2017, Cologne
18.08.17 - MS Dockville Festival, Hamburg
05.09.17 - Astra Kulturhaus, Berlin
http://www.tashsultana.com/
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AVERSIONS CROWN (deathcore) in concert!
03.08.17 - Musik & Frieden, Berlin-Kreuzberg
04.08.17 - Hafenklang, Hamburg
https://www.facebook.com/AversionsCrown/ 
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Australia Berlin Electronic Connections (ABEC) and Australia now Germany 2017 present:
THE ZEITGEIST | Curated by CHRISTIAN VANCE | Celebrating and exploring the connections of electronic music between Australia and Berlin
Participating artists: Alex Albrecht, Andreas Maan & Hysteria (Patterns of Perception), Christian Vance, Claire Morgan, Eluize, Kate Miller, Mike Callander, Phoebe Kiddo, Simon Caldwell, Trinity
"Australia Berlin Electronic Connections’ (ABEC) inaugural event and program — The Zeitgeist — showcases an unprecedented contemporary presentation of Australian electronic music in an international context. Considered the world’s electronic music capital, Berlin continues to attract talented musicians advancing their careers abroad. Never before have there been so many Australians involved in the sphere of electronic music, producing and performing across the globe. The Zeitgeist program engages with Australian electronic music and promotes its cultural significance. Curated by Christian Vance — a veteran of the Australian electronic music industry — the program will present a selection of performances by 11 professional Australian electronic musicians, producers, sound artists, and DJs working within the realm of electronic music that have a connection to Germany’s capital."
21.07.17, from 19h - Panel discussion: “Australian Electronic Music Now: Where are we?”, Panel Members: Christian Vance +program participants
Venue: Betahaus Loft, Prinzessinnenstraße 19-20, 10969 Berlin | Entry: free
23.07.17, from 17h - late | Set times: To be announced | Venue: Marie Antoinette, Holzmarktstraße 15-18, 10179 Berlin | Entry: €7
13.07.17 from 22h late | Set times: To be announced (hosted by Eluize) | Venue: Farbfernseher, Skalitzerstr. 114, 10999 Berlin | Entry: €4
www.thezeitgeist.info
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ANNA MORLEY (electro-acoustic/ambient) in concert
15.07.17 - Ökomarkt Chamissoplatz, Berlin-Kreuzberg
21.07.17 - 800A, Berlin
07.09.17 - TIK Nord, Berlin
14.09.17 - Madame Claude, Berlin
29.09.17 - Deriva, Berlin
www.annamorley.com
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