Rundgang 2023

Rundgang 2023


February 6, 2023
Rundgang 2023
February 10–12, 2023
Press reception and guided tour: February 10, 10am–12pm
Opening and award ceremony: February 10, 7–8pm
Hochschule für Bildende Künste–Städelschule
Dürerstraße 10
60596 Frankfurt am Main

Städelschule opens its doors to the public for Rundgang, the annual student exhibition, featuring open studios, lectures, performances, and screenings with free admission to all programs.

Throughout the course of three days, visitors have access to the presentations of works by students from the classes of Fine Arts Professors Monika Baer, Gerard Byrne, Benjamin Foerster-Baldenius, Judith Hopf, Hassan Khan, Tobias Rehberger, Willem de Rooij, and Haegue Yang; Art Theory Professors Daniel Birnbaum and Isabelle Graw, Guest Professors Clémentine Deliss, Niklas Maak and Asad Raza, Research Fellow Monika Szewczyk, and Visiting Author Omar Kasmani. Students exhibit recent works at both locations, Dürerstrasse 10 and Daimlerstasse 32, with scheduled film screenings at the DFF–Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum cinema. Additionally, an accompanying program of performances by students will be presented. A selection of Städelschule and Portikus publications and editions are available for purchase in the library. At Portikus you will have a last opportunity to visit the exhibition Inflorescence by Ximena Garrido-Lecca, which will close on Sunday, February 12, 2023. Opening hours at Städelschule during RundgangFebruary 10–12, 2023, 10am–8pm daily.

Updates will be announced via Städelschule’s websiteShuttle: A free shuttle bus runs daily every two hours, between Dürerstrasse 10 and Daimlerstrasse 32, from 12pm onwards.

Friday, February 10, 2023
10am–12pm: Press reception and guided tour*
11am–1pm, 2–4pm: Smelling Snow: A Tea Ritual by Ming Yuan (garden in front of Aula, Dürerstrasse 10)
2–3pm: Porcelina, a performance by Panatchakorn Viratmalee (Aula, Dürerstrasse 10)
3–4pm: Generous Enormous Hole, a book presentation by Vera Varlamova (upper Lichthof, Dürerstrasse 10)
7–8pm: Opening and award ceremony* (Mensa, Dürerstrasse 10)
from 11pm: Rundgang party (Daimlerstrasse 32)

*Press reception at the rector’s office, followed by a guided tour through selected studios of Dürerstrasse 10 and Daimlerstrasse 32 in German and English. Shuttle service between sites available. Professors and artists will be present. Registration with Mira Starke:mira.starke [​at​]

*Opening and award ceremony with rector Yasmil Raymond and jury members Övül Ö. Durmuşoğlu (Independent Curator), Monika Baer (Städelschule Professor of Painting) and David Dreyfus (member of Städelschule Portikus e.V.), award sponsors, faculty members, students, and awardees.

Saturday, February 11, 2023
11am–1pm, 2–4pm: 
Smelling Snow: A Tea Ritual by Ming Yuan (garden in front of Aula, Dürerstrasse 10)
4–4:30pm: Shattered (IV), a performance by Camille Clair (Aula, Dürerstrasse 10)
4–6pm: The exhibition Inflorescence by Ximena Garrido-Lecca will be activated with the traditional Peruvian corn drink chicha de jora (Portikus).
4:30pm: Driving range divots, 2023, a performative walk with a map handed out at the meeting point at the main entrance of the studios (Daimlerstrasse 32).
6pm: double hunger // transcendent third: the interfusion of forces as they dissolve in time, a performance by Colette Sarjano Utama McDonald (Aula, Dürerstrasse 10)
7pm: Un/Prompted, readings by participants of the seminar entitled Poetic Counterworldings (Aula, Dürerstrasse 10)

Sunday, February 12, 2023
11am–1pm, 2–4pm: 
Smelling Snow: A Tea Ritual by Ming Yuan (garden in front of Aula, Dürerstrasse 10)
1pm: The Invisible River, a performance by Laila Zaidi Touis (Aula, Dürerstrasse 10)
2pm: Porcelina, a performance by Panatchakorn Viratmalee (Aula, Dürerstrasse 10)
6pm: double hunger // transcendent third: the interfusion of forces as they dissolve in time, a performance by Colette Sarjano Utama McDonald (Aula, Dürerstrasse 10)

Film screenings
Rundgang is accompanied by a film program at the DFF – Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum, presented in time blocks on each of the three days. A selection of short films and cinematic sketches from all fine art classes by Arhun Arasakal, Rachel Ashton, Gabbi Cattani, Hyera Choi, Gabriele Ciulli, Camille Clair, Sam Cottington, Elisa Diafera, Rashiyah Elanga, John Hussain Flindt, Uma Kim Gómez, Giulia Guidi, Zishi Han, Paul Haas, Louis Hay, Neil Hoey, Raúl Itamar, Mahya Ketabchi, Gašper Kunšič, Antonio López, Giulia Poppi, Salome Potskhverashvili, Mahmoud Tarek, Jia Jun Nicholas Toh, Alicja Wysocka and Weronika Wysocka will be shown. Reservation needed, free tickets are available via the website of the film museum. Address: DFF, Schaumainkai 41, 60596 Frankfurt am Main. Screening times: Friday, February 10, 2023, 12pm and 4pm; Saturday, February 11, 2023, 12pm, 2pm and 4pm; Sunday, February 12, 2023, 11:15am and 1pm.

Publications and editions
In the library at Dürerstrasse 10, it is possible to view and purchase the latest Städelschule, Portikus and student publications and editions, with proceeds from the former directly benefiting students. Opening hours: daily, 10am–6pm.

Under the direction of the Mensa team Bouhlou, Aman and Max, students offer food and drinks. Opening hours: Dürerstrasse 10, daily 10am–6pm and Daimlerstrasse 32daily 11am–5pm.

Established in 1987, as an extension of Städelschule’s public programs, Portikus is dedicated to exhibiting, publishing and discussing the work of emerging as well as established artists. During Rundgang, Ximena Garrido-Lecca’s exhibition Inflorescence, curated by Liberty Adrien and Carina Bukuts, will be on view. More information on the Portikus website. Opening hours: Tuesday–Friday, 12–7pm, Saturday–Sunday, 11am–7pm, admission free. 

Rundgang at Städelschule is made possible by generous support from Hessisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst. Additional support is provided by the Städelschule Portikus e.V.. The Städelschule would also like to thank the prize sponsors Antje und Jürgen Conzelmann, FILIGRAN Trägersysteme GmbH & Co. KG, Künstlerhilfe Frankfurt e.V., Linklaters LLP, R&S Invest GmbH, Lowland Hilden GmbH and to the Gerda Arndt family. Additional thanks to DFF – Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum and the City of Frankfurt, Department for Culture.

Rector: Yasmil Raymond
Artistic coordination: Melissa Destino, Teresa Heinzelmann, Nina Queissner (kunstkoordination [​at​]

Further recommendations by Städelschule
The following exhibitions are from members of the Städelschule community and can be visited in Frankfurt during Rundgang:

Cyprian Gaillard: Frankfurter Schacht at MUSEUM FÜR MODERNE KUNST.
Tornike Gognazde: The Dream at fffriedrich
James Gregory Atkinson: 6 Friedberg-Chicago (2021) at Studiengalerie 1.357
Julia Jansen, Caroline Krause, Julia Mantel, Corinna Mayer & Bettina Sellmann: Misstory at Kunstverein Familie Montez e.V.
Flo Maak & Sara-Lena Maierhofer: Unter dem Pflaster at Bernhard Knaus Fine Art
David Moser: Corpse and Mirror at Neue Alte Brücke
Herbert Warmuth: My personal peer group at Galerie Heike Strelow
Martin Wenzel: Gesellschaftsporträt at basis e.V. Projektraum
Miran Yang: Willow and Ghost at Heussenstamm. Raum für Kunst und Stadt

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