Rundgang 2020

Rundgang 2020


© Städelschule 2019.

February 10, 2020
Rundgang 2020
Annual student exhibition
February 14–16, 2020
Opening: February 14, 6pm
Dürerstraße 10
Hochschule für Bildende Künste–Städelschule
Dürerstraße 10
60596 Frankfurt am Main

Every year,  the Städelschule opens its doors to the public for Rundgang. Over the course of three days, students from the classes of professors Johan Bettum, Gerard Byrne, Judith Hopf, Hassan Khan, Tobias Rehberger, Willem de Rooij, Amy Sillman, and Haegue Yang exhibit their practices and current interests. Art works are on view at two main locations, Dürerstaße 10 and Daimlerstaße 32, with the Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum nearby features moving image and film productions. Recent projects from the Städelschule Architecture Class (SAC) are presented at both Dürerstraße 10 and 24, and the Curatorial Studies program hosts the Water Cooler Talks series, directing attention to curatorial concerns and methods.

Founded in 1817, the Städelschule supports open spaces for art and critical thinking through a variety of formats and discourses. In addition to the classes, seminars in philosophy, curatorial studies, art theory and art history are conducted by professors Daniel Birnbaum, Isabelle Graw and Philippe Pirotte. This winter visiting faculty has included Nikolas Gambaroff, Tom McCarthy, and Jenny Nachtigall in the Fine Arts department, and guest professors Beatriz Colomina, Ulrika Karlsson, Peter Trummer and Mark Wigley have supervised specializations and seminars at SAC. The public lecture program of the Städelschule recently featured,Nana Oforiatta Ayim, Stefano Harney, Jane Jin Kaisen, Bhanu Kapil, Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez and Lytle Shaw, among others. 

As an international platform for contemporary art, the exhibition venue Portikus is another integral feature of the Städelschule. Since its foundation in 1987, Portikus has been dedicated to exhibiting, publishing and discussing the work of emerging as well as established artists. Coinciding with this year’s Rundgang, Portikus is pleased to open Liberty, the first institutional exhibition of Argentinean artist Laura Langer, who graduated from the Städelschule in 2017. For Portikus, she interweaves pictorial gestures with spatial interventions, creating a setting that evokes the role and the political potential of the artist and passes on this question of meaning to the institution and its audience.

Hours: Friday–Sunday, 10am–8pm


Thursday, February 13
11:30am: Press welcome & preview with Philippe Pirotte and Yasmil Raymond 
Dürerstraße 10

Friday, February 14
11am: Water Cooler Talks: “Grey, Green, Gold (and Red)”
with Uriel Orlow and Lina Louisa Krämer, moderated by Theresa Dettinger and Leonie Schmiese (Curatorial Studies)
2pm: Water Cooler Talks: “Teaching Art and Curating”
with Yasmil Raymond and Haegue Yang, moderated by Asta Mandelsloh and Johanna Weiß (Curatorial Studies)
4:30pm: La Conférence des Femmes - Nairobi ‘85 by Françoise Dasque (1985)
Film screening (64 min.) 
6pm: Official opening & award ceremony
Prize Jury: Nina Tabassomi (Director, Taxispalais Kunsthalle Tirol), Nikolas Gambaroff (Interim professor Fine Art) and David Dreyfus (Städelschule Portikus e.V.)
Moderation: Jack Brennan and David Moser
7pm: Portikus opening
Laura Langer: Liberty
Alte Brücke 2 / Maininsel
11pm: Rundgang party
with Janusz and Flakka, Speckman, RIPP, Tanzhaus Ost, Schirin
Daimlerstraße 32

Saturday, February 15
2pm: Water Cooler Talks: Miriam Cahn in conversation with Philippe Pirotte
4pm: Water Cooler Talks: “On Thinking, Staging and Performing Plants”
with Lenka Kukurová (Artwall Gallery, Prague) and Bojana Kunst (Institut für Angewandte Theaterwissenschaften, Gießen), moderated by Anneliese Ostertag and Teodora Talhos (Curatorial Studies)

Sunday, February 16
12pm: Daimler Matinée: brunch, drinks & live music
Mensa, Daimlerstraße 32
6pm: La Conférence des Femmes - Nairobi ‘85 by Françoise Dasque (1985)
Film screening (64 min.) 


Screenings at the Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum
Schaumainkai 41
Friday at 10am, 12pm and 4pm; Saturday at 12pm, 2pm and 4pm

Magazine–Dürerstraße Film-Kitchen
Friday at 2pm and 4pm; Saturday at 1pm and 3 pm; Sunday at 2pm and 3pm 

Magazine–Daimlerstraße Mensa 
Saturday 2pm; Sunday 12pm (Matinée)

Radio KRPT
Radio KRPT turns Joanne into a radio station, where messages, codes, cryptograms and sound impulses are live-broadcasted and transmitted from all over the Städelschule

Information, artist editions and publications 

Shuttle bus between Dürerstraße & Daimlerstraße
Friday, 1–9pm; Saturday and Sunday, 11am–8pm

Rector: Philippe Pirotte
Artistic Coordination: Il-Jin Choi and Paula Kommoss

For more information: T +49 (0) 69 605008 0 / kunstkoordination [​at​]

Rundgang 2020 is supported by Städelschule Portikus e.V., Hans und Stefan Bernbeck-Stiftung, Antje und Jürgen Conzelmann, Colliers International, Ernst & Young GmbH, FILIGRAN Trägersysteme GmbH & Co. KG, Frankfurter Volksbank, Künstlerhilfe Frankfurt e.V., Landwirtschaftliche Rentenbank, Linklaters LLP, Lowland, R & S Daimlerstr. GmbH, Satis&Fy AG

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