September 2017 Oktober 2017 November 2017
Munich
13 Okt
Exhibition: Kids behind the camera. Mach dir ein Bild
A project of Marie Köhler with children from Burkina Faso and Ruanda
Opening of the project 'Mach Dir ein Bild', with the photograph Marie Köhler, who started the project in 2013 at Operndorf Afrika in Burkina Faso. The project went on in Ruanda and Kongo and the exhibition is running until the 7th. of January 2018 at the Fünf Kontinente in Munich.

Tuesday – Sunday
9.30 am – 5.30 pm
Moskau
13 Okt
Discussion: Nordwind Festival - Новый мир / Neue Welt
Performative theatrical salon in Moscow and Hamburg as part of the Nordwind Festival 2017
Talk evening "Charity-Fair" with Alex Moussa Sawadogo (Artistic Director Opernorf Afrika). Moderation: Konstantin Bogomolov, further guest: Julia Peresild
The talk evening questions the development of new forms of foundations in Russia and Germany, the experiences with international artistic networks and the connection between charity and glamor.
Start: 8:30 pm, Venue: Theater of the Nations, Petrovskiy per., 3
Oldenburg
ab 22 Okt
Exhibition: Tobias Dostal
6. Horst Janssen graphic award winner of the Claus Hüppe Foundation. The graphic prize, endowed with 20,000 euros, was awarded to Dostal for a work that was created in the Opernorf Afrika in 2015. Tobias Dostal was the first Artist-in-Resident in 2015. Find more under Artist-In-Resident 2015
Exhibition from the 22th. of October 2017 until the 14th. of January 2018
Venue: Horst-Janssen-Museum Oldenburg

 

 

Oktober 2017 November 2017 Dezember 2017
Berlin
13 Nov - 19 Nov
AFRIKAMERA: Curent Cinema from Africa.
Focus in 2017: "Talking about Sahel" - Movies from West Africa
Filmfestival AFRIKAMERA at Arsenal Berlin, Potsdamer Platz
Berlin
14 Nov
Ouagadougou Shorts -
Short Movies from Burkina Faso
a collaboration between Afrikamera and Opernorf Afrika
6:30 pm at Kino Arsenal, Potsdamer Platz
Oldenburg
1 - 30 Nov
Exhibition: Tobias Dostal
6. Horst Janssen graphic award winner of the Claus Hüppe Foundation. The graphic prize, endowed with 20,000 euros, was awarded to Dostal for a work that was created in the Opernorf Afrika in 2015. Tobias Dostal was the first Artist-in-Resident in 2015. Find more under Artist-In-Resident 2015
Exhibition from 22 October 2017 to 14 January 2018
Location: Horst-Janssen-Museum Oldenburg

 

 

November 2017 Dezember 2017
Oldenburg
1 - 31 Dez
Exhibition: Tobias Dostal
6. Horst Janssen graphic award winner of the Claus Hüppe Foundation. The graphic prize, endowed with 20,000 euros, was awarded to Dostal for a work that was created in the Opernorf Afrika in 2015. Tobias Dostal was the first Artist-in-Residence in 2015. More under Artist-In-Residence 2015
Exhibition from 22 October 2017 to 14 January 2018
Location: Horst-Janssen-Museum Oldenburg

 

 

September 2016 October 2016
September 2016 October 2016 November 2016
1 OCT
London
Artists’ Film Club: Christoph Schlingensief
»The African Twin Towers«
with an introduction by Aino Laberenz
(Director of Operndorf Afrika)
Institute of Contemporary Arts London
The Mall London, SW1Y 5Ah
1 OCT
Operndorf
first day of school
2016/2017 at Operndorf Afrika
starting at 9am
address of welcome to the new class and a walkabout with the parents
6–9 OCT
London
Operndorf @ Frieze London
GB – international contemporary art fair
exhibition of Operndorf Afrika within the Frieze Projects
daily from 12pm to 7pm
(on sundays the fair closed at 6pm)
13–14 OKT
Operndorf
workshop with KPG
(burkinabe author, teller of tales
and comedian)
two days workshop for the pupils at Operndorf Afrika,
words and music are combined and futhermore involved into the stories of the kids
14 OCT
Operndorf
presentation of the workshop with KPG
our pupils presented their workshop
29 OCT
Berlin
fund-raising party for Operndorf Afrika
@ Dandy Diner
party at Dandy Diner

 

 

October 2016 November 2016 December 2016
5 NOV
London
symposium @ London Goethe Institut
»How cultural differences might be articulated, mediated and enjoyed«
Programmed by Marcel Bleuler (artasfoundation), Michaela Crimmin (Culture+Conflict) and Raphael Gygax (Frieze Projects)
Goethe Institut United Kingdom,
50 Princes Gate, Exhibition Road, London SW7 2PH
11–12 NOV
Operndorf
workshop with Patrick Kabré

two-day workshop with the musician Patrick Kabré for the pupils of the Operndorf School
Operndorf
workshop presentation
concert with Patrick Kabré
workshop presentation with Patrick Kabré
18 NOV
Berlin
Congress: Süddeutsche Zeitung the economic summit 2016
@ Hotel Adlon, Berlin
8pm gala dinner including a panel discussion with guests from culture, sport and science.
Also with Aino Laberenz / Festspielhaus Afrika, foundation Operndorf Afrika
& Denis Scheck / literary critic
from 27 Nov
München
FRANCIS KÉRÉ. RADICALLY SIMPLE (exhibition)
Comprehensive overview of the architects oeuvre
at Architekturmuseum der TU München (Pinakothek der Moderne)
Radically Simple is the first solo-exhibition of Operndorf Afrika architect Francis Kéré
until: 26.03.2017
Guided Tour (Curator): Sa 3.12., 02:30pm | Mi 7.12. and 14.12.2016 and 18.1. and 15.2.2017, 03:00pm
from 27 Nov
Stettin (Poland)
"S/W" of Tobias Dostal (exhibiton)
Single exhibition about the originated art of Tobias Dostal at his residence in Operndorf Afrika 2015
until: 26th February 2017
TRAFO Center for Contemporary Art
4 Świętego Ducha St., Szczecin (Poland)

 

 

November 2016 December 2016 January 2017
1-31 Dec
Munich
FRANCIS KÉRÉ. RADICALLY SIMPLE (exhibition)
Comprehensive overview of the architects oeuvre
at Architekturmuseum TU München (Pinakothek der Moderne)
Radically Simple is the first solo-exhibition of Operndorf Afrika architect Francis Kéré
until: 26.03.2017
Guided Tour (Curator): Sa 3.12., 02:30pm | Mi 7.12. and 14.12.2016 and 18.1. and 15.2.2017, 03:00pm
1–31 Dec
Stettin (Poland)
»S/W« of Tobias Dostal (exhibtion)
Single exhibition about the originated art of Tobias Dostal at his residence in Operndorf Afrika 2015
until: 26th February 2017
TRAFO Center for Contemporary Art
4 Świętego Ducha St., Szczecin (Poland)
16 Dec
Ouagadougou
»Y yeelba« (performance)
by Pio Rahner & Vivien Sawadogo
8pm at Goethe Institut 192
rue de l’université BP 1226 01 Ouagadougou
the artists of the Operndorf Residence Pio Rahner and
Vivien Sawadogo presenting the performance ›Y yeelba‹ to the final festivities
of the year 2016 at Goethe Institut Ouagadougou
17 DEC
Ziniaré
final presentation of the awardees
relating to the Artist-In-Residence program 2016
with Vivien Sawadogo and Pio Rahner
at the library in Ziniaré

 

 

December 2016 January 2017 February 2017
1-31 Jan
Munich
FRANCIS KÉRÉ. RADICALLY SIMPLE (exhibition)
Comprehensive overview of the architects oeuvre
at Architekturmuseum TU München (Pinakothek der Moderne)
Radically Simple is the first solo-exhibition of Operndorf Afrika architect Francis Kéré
until: 26.03.2017
Guided Tour (Curator): 18.1. | 15.2.2017, 03:00pm
1 -31 Jan
Stettin (Poland)
"S/W" of Tobias Dostal (exhibtion)
Single exhibition about the originated art of Tobias Dostal at his residence in Operndorf Afrika 2015
until: 26th February 2017
TRAFO Center for Contemporary Art
4 Świętego Ducha St., Szczecin (Poland)
25 Jan
Bayreuth
"Die Oper als Gefäß"
Operndorf Afrika is presented by Aino Laberenz
Location: Iwalewa Haus, 7pm at foyer
The evening is part of the research project
"Wagner-Schlingensief-Afrika"
Curator: Fabian Lehmann
30 Jan
Munich
Learning from Africa - A place to encounter
The Operndorf Afrika (Burkina Faso) by Christoph Schlingensief / Aino Laberenz
Talk with Aino Laberenz to the occasion of the women in Real Estate Munich new-year´s reception at Literaturhaus München
Location: Literaturhaus München, Salvatorplatz 1, 80333 Munich
To the occasion of the women in Real Estate Munich new-year´s reception including aperitif and buffet.
30 - 31 Jan
Operndorf
Workshop with KPG
(Burkinian Author, Storyteller and Comedian)
Two Day Workshop for the students of Operndorf Afrika School, which focusses on Language and Expression and involves the children into stories

 

 

January 2017 February 2017 March 2017
01 Feb
Operndorf
public Workshop Presentation with KPG
for parents of Operndorf Afrika students
at Operndorf Afrika, Event at 4pm
1 - 28 Feb
Munich
FRANCIS KÉRÉ. RADICALLY SIMPLE (exhibition)
Comprehensive overview of the architects oeuvre
at Architekturmuseum TU München (Pinakothek der Moderne)
Radically Simple is the first solo-exhibition of Operndorf Afrika architect Francis Kéré
until: 26.03.2017
Guided Tour (Curator): 15.2.2017, 03:00pm
1 -26 Feb
Stettin (Poland)
"S/W" of Tobias Dostal (exhibtion)
Single exhibition about the originated art of Tobias Dostal at his residence in Operndorf Afrika 2015
until: 26th February 2017
TRAFO Center for Contemporary Art
4 Świętego Ducha St., Szczecin (Poland)
07 Feb
Heidelberg
Schlingensief – Wagner – Afrika: kitsch, art or social experiment?
Lecture, film screening and discussion
An evening with Prof. John Deathridge (King’s College London). Organised by the music-scientific seminar from the University of Heidelberg (Dr. Mauro Fosco Bertola) and supported by the cultural department Heidelberg.
Start: 7:30pm
Location: Karlstorkino, Am Karlstor 1, 69117 Heidelberg
Entrance fee: free

22 Feb
Operndorf
'Conference of Children' / Conference des Enfants
Workshop-Presentation
Closure of four day Workshop 'Conference des Enfants' with Johannes Volkmann (Papiertheater Nürnberg)
Presentation of Workshop-group - Film and Performance
Starts at 12 am
at Operndorf Afrika

 

 

February 2017 March 2017 April 2017
1 - 26 Mar
München
FRANCIS KÉRÉ. RADICALLY SIMPLE (exhibition)
Comprehensive overview of the architects œuvre
at Architekturmuseum TU München (Pinakothek der Moderne)
Radically Simple is the first solo-exhibition of Operndorf Afrika architect Francis Kéré
until: 26.03.2017
9 Mar
Berlin
Presentation of the book Radically Simple
The architect Francis Kéré talks with Chris Dercon about his new publication, the exhibition in Munich (Radically Simple extended till 26th of March 2017) and the new projects in Berlin (mobile theatre at the past airport Tempelhof) and London (Serpentine Pavilion).
on: Thursday, 09.03.2017
at: 7.30 pm
Location: Bücherbogen at Station Savignyplatz
Stadtbahnbogen 593

A registration is necessary.
17 Mar
Bremen
PANGA PANGA - Opening Exhibition of Operndorf Artist Residence of the year 2016
Opening of exhibition: Pio Rahner & Nomwindé Vivien Sawadogo
Friday March 17th at 8pm at ERLKÖNIGRAUM, Ellhornstrasse 24 in Bremen.
http://erlkoenigschau.tumblr.com
Exhibition from March 18th to 1st of April 2017
18 - 31 Mar
Bremen
PANGA PANGA - Operndorf Artist in Residence of the year 2016 (exhibition)
Exhibition of Pio Rahner & Nomwindé Vivien Sawadogo
at ERLKÖNIGRAUM, Ellhornstrasse 24 in Bremen.
Exhibition from March 18th to 1st of April 2017

 

 

March 2017 April 2017 Mai 2017
5 - 6 Apr
Operndorf
Workshop with Patrick Kabré
(burkinabe musician)
two-days workshop for the pupils of the Operndorf-School with Patrick Kabré
7 Apr
Operndorf
Workshop-presentation with Patrick Kabré
for the pupils of the Operndorf-School and the parents of the participating children
Location: Operndorf Afrika / 5 pm

 

 

April 2017 Mai 2017 Juni 2017
23 May
Braunschweig
Talk with Aino Laberenz about Operndorf Afrika and the continuation of the work by Christoph Schlingensief
At Hochschule für Bildenden Künste Braunschweig (Klasse Isa Melsheimer)
23rd of May 2017, 3 pm, public talk
building 05/ room 210
25 - 26 May
Operndorf
Puppet theatre Workshop
with Athanase Kabré (puppeteer)
Puppet theatre workshop with animation
26 May
Operndorf
Presentation of the puppetheatre workshop
with Athanase Kabré (puppeteer)
Presentation for the pupils of the Operndorf Afrika School and their parents
Place: Operndorf Afrika
Time: 17:00 hour

 

 

Mai 2017 Juni 2017 Juli 2017
09 Jun
Hamburg
Christoph Schlingensiefs
OPERNDORF AFRIKA: What happened so far
Aino Laberenz and Alex Moussa Sawadogo in conversation with Matthias Günther (Thalia Theater Hamburg)
Aino Laberenz, the Manager of the project, and the artistik Director Alex Moussa Sawadogo will talk about the Development of the unique project and try to search the bridging between Europe and Africa.
Location: MS Stubnitz Baakenhöft
Time: 19 hour
Tickets: 5 Euro
27 Jun
Berlin
Chance 2000 - Abschied von Deutschland
of Christoph Schlingensief. Movie Premiere.
Premiere of Chance 2000 with Program at Roter- and Grüner Salon of the Volksbühne Berlin. (Program starts at 5 pm at Roter- and Grüner Salon.)
Tickets: 8 Euro and 6 Euro discounted
29 Jun
Berlin
Opening: Laafi Bala
5pm until 9pm
Exhibition: 29. June - 28. July 2017
EIGEN + ART Lab and Operndorf Afrika are looking fordward to welcoming you to the exhibition opening of OPERNDORF AFRIKA "LAAFI BALA" with works by a.o. Tobias Dostal and Rouamba Maxime Wendyam.

The four-week long exhibition can be considered as a window into the reality of life in Operndorf Afrika and simultaneously also a window out of Burkina Faso, that facilitates contemporary perspectives of African and international art.

 

 

Juni 2017 Juli 2017 August 2017
1 - 28 JUL
Berlin
Exhibition: Laafi Bala
Duration: June 29 - July 28

At Eigen + Art Lab, Torstrasse 220, 10115 Berlin.
Opening Hours: Tuesday ‐ Friday 2 pm ‐ 6 pm and Saturday 11 am ‐ 6 pm
5 JUL
Berlin
Rap Performance by KEYTI (Senegal)
Operndorf Afrika presents KEYTI in the context of the Exhibition Laafi Bala at Eigen + Art Lab
Eigen + Art Lab, Torstrasse 220, 10115 Berlin
at 7 pm
08 JUL
Operndorf
Graduation Ceremony
with the issue of school certificates at Operndorf Afrika and awarding the best students. Afterwards presentation of the two day Puppettheatre Workshop with Athanase Kabré.
Operndorf School 8am
13 Jul
Berlin
Artist Talk with Tobias Dostal and Cosima Jentzsch
Operndorf Afrika presents Tobias Dostal, first resident artist in Operndorf Afrika in 2015 in a talk with Cosima Jentzsch, who at the same time arranged a four-month open studio at Operndorf Afrika in the context of the Exhibition Laafi Bala at Eigen + Art Lab
Eigen + Art Lab, Torstrasse 220, 10115 Berlin
at 7 pm
15 JUL
Berlin
Mitte Cup 2017
Almost a Tradition: The art-football-game at Blau-Weiß Berolina, made by Eigen + Art
Twelve teams. A target. Artists, collectors, gallery owners and authors play soccer.
The Opernorf team will be taking part for the third time this year.
20 JUL
Berlin
Film Screening 'Une Revolution Africaine'
Operndorf Afrika presents: 'Une Revolution Africaine' (Burkina Faso 2015, OmE, 98 min, R: Boubacar Sangar, Gidéon Vink), one of the most important contemporary films of Burkina Faso followed by a discussion with Alex Moussa Sawadogo in the context of the Exhibition Laafi Bala at Eigen + Art Lab
Eigen + Art Lab, Torstrasse 220, 10115 Berlin
at 7 pm

 

 

Juli 2017 August 2017 September 2017
Summer Break
Operndorf

 

 

August 2017 September 2017 Oktober 2017
07 Sep
Bozen, Italien
Opening: Operndorf Afrika at Transart
Aino Laberenz and Alex Moussa Sawadogo about the state of affairs at Operndorf Afrika
At festival HUB of the Transart festival at the municipal museum Bozen, South Tyrol.
The exhibition will run from the 07.09. until the 27.09.
Location: TRANSART Festival · Dantestr. 28 Via Dante, Bozen, BZ 39100, Italy.
at 8pm - free entrance
07 - 27 Sep
Bozen, Italy
Exhibition: Operndorf Afrika at Transart
At festival HUB of the Transart festival at the municipal museum Bozen, South Tyrol.
The exhibition will run from the 07.09. until the 27.09.
Location: TRANSART Festival · Dantestr. 28 Via Dante, Bozen, BZ 39100, Italy.
at 8pm - free entrance
22 Sep
Berlin
Charity auction for Operndorf Afrika

artists designing T-shirts
Location: St. Agnes, Alexandrinenstraße 118-121, 10969 Berlin
Preview: 22nd September 2017 from 11am - 7pm
Registration: 7pm - 8 pm, Auction 8 pm
30 Sep
Ravensburg
Operndorf Afrika at Kunstmuseum Ravensburg
Nicole Fritz (Director Kunstmuseum Ravensburg) talks with Aino Laberenz (Director Operndorf Afrika)
Location: Kunstmuseum Ravensburg, Burgstraße 9, 88212 Ravensburg
Time: 7pm