Talks / Workshops

Panel discussion “Art and Public” 

Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
14 Nov 2014

Panel discussion “Art and Public” 

Nora Al-Badri und Jan Nikolai Nelles: Mural 'Nuda Veritas', Cairo 2013

What is the significance of independent art spaces and artistic interventions for the development of a city?

What is the role that art can, should or will play in the action of urban transformation? What are the possibilities and limits of participation in the urban development processes that the cultural sector sees?

Using practical examples from Stuttgart and Cairo chances and risks, expectations and perspectives of artistic practice in urban space will be discussed.

Greeting: Dr. Susanne Eisenmann, Mayor for Culture, Education and Sport of the LHS Stuttgart and Elke aus dem Moore, ifa (Institute for International Cultural Relations)

Introduction: Didem Yazici, Adnan Yildiz, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart

Moderation: Demian Bern

Panel: Sarah Rifky, project space “Beirut“, Cairo , Paula Kohlmann, project space LOTTE, StuttgartLaura Bernhardt, Calwer Passage, StuttgartNora Al-Badri and Jan Nikolai Nelles, Berlin, street art project “World Wide Wheat”, Cairo

The panel discussion is a cooperation between ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen) and Künstlerhaus Stuttgart. It takes place in the frame of the sister-city arrangement between Stuttgart and Cairo and the Cairo-Days initiated by the city of Stuttgart and the association Yalla e.V.



14 November 2014
4 – 6:30 p.m.
Künstlerhaus Stuttgart
Reuchlinstraße 4B


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