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February 11, 2014

Rundgang 2014,Annual student exhibition

Städelschule

Design: Yuki Kishino – Städelschule, 2014. © dpa.

Once a year the Städelschule opens its doors to the public. For three days the art students display their current works in their studios. Video artists and filmmakers show recent productions in the German Filmmuseum in Frankfurt, the Architecture Class exhibits in the Städelschule and nearby at the independent exhibition site Platform Sarai and the Curatorial & Critical Studies Programme conducts a wide lecture and interview programme in the school’s lecture hall.

The Rundgang has become one of the most popular art events in Frankfurt. In 2013, more than 15,000 visitors took the opportunity to get to know the Städelschule, its professors and students and see their work. In 2014 around 190 students from the classes of Douglas Gordon, Judith Hopf, Michael Krebber, Tobias Rehberger, Willem de Rooij, Peter Fischli, Monika Baer, Johan Bettum, Ben van Berkel and visiting faculty member Mark von Schlegell exhibit their works in their ateliers.

The Städelschule dates back to 1817 and is amongst the leading art academies worldwide, offering degrees in fine art, architecture and curatorial critical studies. Its acclaimed international faculty attracts a unique student body with over 70 percent of students from abroad.

Furthermore, guest professors, external lecturers and visiting tutors make for a diverse range of teaching formats. Since 1987, the exhibition programme of Portikus Gallery has been an integral part of Städelschule, adding to the school’s teaching syllabus and international reputation. It has developed into a leading centre for contemporary art in Germany and beyond, with a rich history that features more than 180 exhibitions to date.

Main events:

Thursday 13 February
11am
Press welcome & preview
with Johan Bettum, Philippe Pirotte and Peter Fischli

21:15pm
Film premiere of Adult Entertainment by Damon McCarthy and Paul McCarthy, 2013
Orfeo’s Erben Cinema
Hamburger Allee 45
Frankfurt

Presented on the occasion of the Portikus exhibition Mike Bouchet & Paul McCarthy: Powered A-Hole Spanish Donkey Sport Dick Drink Donkey Dong Dongs Sunscreen Model

Friday 14 February
6pm
Official opening & award ceremony Rundgang 2014
Prize jury: Juliane Rebentisch & Monika Baer

8pm
Exhibition opening
Mike Bouchet & Paul McCarthy: Powered A-Hole Spanish Donkey Sport Dick Drink Donkey Dong Dongs Sunscreen Model
Portikus

10pm
Rundgang party
Daimlerstrasse 32
Frankfurt

with Why Be (Syg Nok, Kopenhagen), Soumaya aka Phéline (High Needs Low, Brussels), Inkasso (Let´s Do This, Frankfurt), Figure~8 (Berlin)

Saturday 15 February
from 4pm
Lectures & interviews conducted by students of Curatorial & Critical Studies
Guests: Daniel Birnbaum and Philippe Pirotte
Aula

4pm
DYSFYCTION in the KYTCHEN
Mark von Schlegell’s Pure Fiction seminar presenting their latest publication, Dysfyction 1, with readings from sub-general Dy-Fy: ‘Deadlines exist,’ ‘Is poetry banned?,’ ‘Tropical Emo,’  ‘After you dear languish,’ and ‘Back Matter’. Drinks will be slurred.
Reading, Filmclass Kitchen

Sunday 16 February
12pm
Daimler Matinée: brunch & live music
Mensa CIBO, Daimlerstrasse 32

from 2pm
BBQ cooking show by Paul McCarthy and Mike Bouchet
Performance, Filmclass Kitchen

from 2pm
Lectures & interviews, conducted by students of Curatorial & Critical Studies
Guests: Sophie von Olfers & Susanne Pfeffer
Aula

Director: Johan Bettum
Artistic Coordinator: Jonas Leihener
For more information: www.staedelschule.de

Contact:
T +49 (0) 69 605008-0 / [email protected]

Rundgang is supported by Städelschule Portikus e.V., Ernst & Young GmbH, Hans und Stefan Bernbeck-Stiftung, Antje und Jürgen Conzelmann, Landwirtschaftliche Rentenbank, Linklaters LLP, Filigran Trägersysteme GmbH, PRE Real Estate Deutschland, Satis&Fy AG, Stylepark AG, Frankfurter Volksbank, Frankfurter Künstlerhilfe, Engel & Völkers Commercial.

 

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