Under this menu item you will find links to other projects that are thematically or methodologically related to the Art in Networks project.
Decolonizing Socialism. Entangled Internationalism (DECOSO)
The research project, funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation, examines Cold War projects focusing on cybernetics, internationalism, art, and cinema from the global Cold War period.
Arbeitskreis Kunst in der DDR
The working group of the Institute of Art History at the Philipps-Universität Marburg deals with interdisciplinary questions that examine artistic creation in the GDR.
Eigensinn im Bruderland
The project in the form of a web documentation of the Center for Research on Anti-Semitism at the Technical University of Berlin deals with migrants who came to the GDR as contract workers, students or political emigrants. It is funded by the Federal Foundation for the Reappraisal of the SED Dictatorship and the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation.
Ost Kunst West – deutsch-deutsche Kunstgeschichten
The project of Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk deals with art from an all-German perspective.
Architekturprojekte der DDR im Ausland. Bauten, Akteure und kulturelle Transferprozesse
An online database on the architectural export of the GDR by the Historical Research Unit of the Leibniz Institute for Spatial Social Research (IRS) Erkner. The project was funded by the Gerda Henkel Foundation.
Multiple Artistic Mobilities – Travelling Artists from/to African Countries and European German-Speaking Countries (MAM)
Research project of the University of Art History Zurich, which deals with traveling artists who, between 1950-1980, traveled to various African countries in addition to the FRG and the GDR.
Socialist Exhibition Cultures – International Art Exhibitions in the Socialist World, 1950-1990
This independent project examines art exhibitions between 1950 and 1990 that were curated by or in (former) socialist or communist states.
Migration in die DDR (und BRD)
A project seminar at the Humboldt University in Berlin from 2010/11, which dealt with migration processes to the GDR and the FRG.
Working Group on Post-Socialist and Comparative Memory Studies
The working group works on post-socialist and comparative memory studies. It is affiliated with the Memory Studies Association (MSA).
Archiv der Flucht
The oral history project of the Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin investigates the memories of people who migrated to Germany and collects material for the archive in the form of interviews with protagonists who came to Germany between 1945 and 2016. The project is funded by the German Federal Cultural Foundation.
Internationale Forschungsstelle DDR
The Research Center investigates the history of the German Democratic Republic and the social changes it brought about. The research center is a project of Connexus International gGmbH (formerly Gesellschaft für Wissenschaft und Kultur Deutschlands gGmbH).
The web documentation is dedicated to East and West German activists of the solidarity movement against apartheid. The project of the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation is funded by the German Federal Ministry for Development and Cooperation (BMZ).
The portal contains videos of interviews with contemporary witnesses on German history. The portal is funded by the Foundation Haus der Geschichte der Bundesrepublik Deutschland.
Das Internationale Bauhaus-Kolloquium in Weimar 1976–2019
The website on the Bauhaus Colloquium, which goes back to an exhibition, provides a timeline as well as video interviews with contemporary witnesses. The project was supported by the Bauhaus University Weimar, among others.
Museum Utopie und Alltag
The Museum Utopie und Alltag - Everyday Culture and Art in the GDR consists of the Documentation Center Everyday Culture of the GDR in Eisenhüttenstadt and the Art Archive in Beeskow. Both institutions are run by the Oder-Spree district and are funded by the state of Brandenburg.
Brandenburgisches Landesmuseum für Moderne Kunst
The BBrandenburg State Museum of Modern Art, with three locations in Cottbus and Frankfurt Oder, houses the world's most comprehensive museum collection of art from the GDR. The Brandenburg Cultural Foundation Cottbus-Frankfurt (Oder) is funded by the Ministry of Science, Research and Culture of the State of Brandenburg and the cities of Cottbus and Frankfurt (Oder).
Mail Art Archiv, Staatliche Museen Schwerin
The State Museum in Schwerin houses two mail art archives. The first consists mainly of the collection of the Berlin artist and mail artist Joseph W. Huber. The second archive is a private mail art donation by the artist Enrique Ruiz Acosta from Monterrey, Mexico.
Aktive Archive: DDR, Kunstgeschichtliche Seminar, Universität Hamburg
At the Department of Art History at the University of Hamburg, an extensive archive on the art of the GDR has been under construction since 1993. It includes a library, a picture archive, and press documentation.