Wednesday, November 30, 2005

What's On: Football Art in Berlin

As Germany gears up for next years World Cup, there is an exhibition at the Martin Gropius Bau in Berlin entitled 'Rundlederwelten' that is part of the artistic and cultural programme being put on by the German government in honour of the event.

The exhibition includes paintings, video installations, sculptures and photographs from 74 artists from 20 different nations, all exploring the theme of football through their art. As well as the exhibition itself, there are a number of special events going on during its time in Berlin, such as theatre performances and open artistic workshops.

On the website are more details, as well as a sections called 'Goal! Object of the Week' which gives you a chance to check out some of the artworks online. A good tip for those that like football and art, or are just curious as to the ways the two can be melded.

More information: Rundlederwelten Website

The Rundlederwelten exhibition is taking place at the Martin Gropius Bau on Niederkirchnerstraße, Berlin, until the 8th January. Open from 10am until 8pm, evry day except Tuesdays, admission costs €6.


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