Friday, May 23, 2014
Prof. Martin Köttering (President, University of Arts of Hamburg).

Opening of the project Stadtkuratorin Hamburg
Prof. Barbara Kisseler (Senator of Culture, Ministry of Culture of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg).

Introduction to the program Stadtkuratorin Hamburg
Sophie Goltz (Artistic Director).
In German and English language.

We are not ducks on a pond. We are ships at sea.
Keynote by Lawrence Weiner (artist, New York and Amsterdam).

Response by Ute Meta Bauer (Director of the Centre for Contemporary Art at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore).
In English language.

9pm Reception
10pm Bar and house music with Thomas Meinecke (author, musician, DJ)

Saturday, May 24, 2014
Monument Against Fascism
Keynote by Esther Shalev-Gerz (artist, Paris).

Response by Suzana Milevska (endowed professor for Central and South Eastern European Art Histories at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna).
In English language.

Biological Research Station
Keynote by Mark Dion (artist, New York).

Response by Joshua Decter (author, critic, New York).
In English language.

1981ff.: Art in Public Space in Hamburg
Discussion with Achim Könneke (head of the Cultural Office of the City of Freiburg), Dirck Möllmann (curator of Art in Public Space, Graz), Nina Möntmann (professor of art theory and the history of ideas, Royal University College of Fine Arts, Stockholm), Britta Peters (curator, Hamburg), Stephan Schmidt-Wulffen (head of LikWi, Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen), and Ute Vorkoeper (curator, Hamburg), chaired by Bettina Steinbrügge (Director of Kunstverein in Hamburg).
In German language.

Sunday, May 25, 2014
12pm (noon)
Europe, the City Is Burning
Lecture by Miguel Robles-Durán (assistant professor of urbanism, design strategies at Parsons The New School for Design, New York).
In English language.

Gezi Park Fiction.
Keynote by Christoph Schäfer (artist, Hamburg).

Response by Bige Örer (Director of Istanbul Biennale).
In English language.

Provincializing Hamburg?
Diskussion mit/Discussion with: Diana Campbell Betancourt (artistic director of the Samdani Art Foundation, Dhaka), Cosmin Costinas (Director of Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong), Marina Fokidis (Director of Kunsthalle Athena), Omer Krieger (curator of Under the Mountain: Festival of New Public Art, Jerusalem Season of Culture), Gabi Ngcobo (curator, Johannesburg), and Joanna Warsza (head of public program of Manifesta 10, St. Petersburg), chaired by Boris Buden (author, theoretician, Berlin).