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8/25/2012 - 1/6/2013
Event | Dortmunder U

Sounds Like Silence | Paper Chase

During the exhibition, families with children can pick up a paper chase flyer from the main desk which lets our younger visitors discover the artists and their works in the exhibition in a playful manner.


8/25/2012 - 1/6/2013 | 14:00 - 18:00 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

Performance | Jens Heitjohann | In Begleitung

It only takes 40 minutes of your time to activate and take part in this performance. Created by Jens Heitjohann to be part of the exhibition Sounds Like Silence, it takes participants on an aural journey through the cityscape.


8/29/2012 - 1/6/2013 | 16:30 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

FILM | ONE11 and 103

The only feature film by John Cage, One11 and 103 is based on the effects of light in an empty room. Directed by Henning Lohner, it was completed shortly before the composer’s death in 1992. Dir. Henning Lohner, Germany 1992, 94 min.


3/3/2013
Event | Dortmunder U

Family Sunday at HMKV: Little Red Riding Hood spotted in the Ruhr area!

We make our own news by cutting and pasting newspaper articles and images.Children can join the event at any time during the opening hours and participate in a paper chase to get to know the exhibition in a playful way. At 2pm we offer a guided children's tour. This event is held in German only!


3/23/2013, 03/26/2013 | 11:00 - 17:00 Uhr
Workshop | Dortmunder U

Shockheaded Peter – short film workshop for young people aged 10 to 14

In this workshop we produce funny, crazy and musical short films in which characters from the book "Shockheaded Peter" awake into life. Workshop held in German only.


4/7/2013 | 11:00 - 18:00 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

Family Sunday at HMKV

Record and modify your own voice in the HMKV Sound Studio! Children can join the event at any time during the opening hours and participate in a paper chase to get to know the exhibition in a playful way. At 2pm we offer a guided children's tour. This event is held in German only!


4/25/2013 | 11:30 - 18:00 Uhr
Workshop | Dortmunder U

The Language of the News – A Workshop on the Editing of Radio News for Teachers and Educators

During a one-day workshop the participants try to evaluate how to deal creatively with the news. Workshop for teachers and educators. The workshop will be held in German only.


4/26/2013, 05/21/2013, 06/2/2013, 06/7/2013, 06/8/2013, 07/6/2013 | 18:00 - 22:00 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

Performance | Christophe Bruno | Human Browser

HUMAN BROWSER is a search engine in human form. Via a headset the performer receives search results in real time. S/he shares these results with the bystanding visitors by announcing them loudly. The speech flow is confusing but makes reference to the context time and again. An irritating, surprising and quite amusing encounter!


4/27/2013 - 4/28/2013
Workshop | Dortmunder U

Mix It! A Mash-up workshop for young people aged 14 to 16

The artist Caspar Walbeck will use open source software to create new and mashed up Youtube-Videos and Radionews. Workshop for teenagers aged 12 to 14. The Workshop will be held in German only.


Kinderführung im HMKV © Hannes Woidich

5/12/2013 | 11:00 - 18:00 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

International Day of the Museum: Short guided tours, paper chase and HMKV recording studio for children

On the occasion of the International Day of the Museum, we offer free guided tours in our exhibition HIS MASTER'S VOICE. Children can participate in a paper chase and experiment with their own voice in our HMKV recording studio! The guided tours and children's activities are offered in German only.


5/22/2013 | 20:00 Uhr
Event | Pauluskirche

Performance | Erik Bünger - The Empire Never Ended / The Third Man

Within the framework of the exhibition HIS MASTER'S VOICE: On Voice and Language, the HMKV presents two performances by Swedish artist Erik Bünger: The Empire Never Ended and The Third Man.


Pontypool, Foto © Maple Pictures

5/29/2013 | 21:00 Uhr
Event | Herr Walter

HMKV & Ruhrgestalten | Summer Cinema | Pontypool

Whether it's musical, horror films or film art – voice and language play a decisive role in cinema. The HMKV presents on two summer evenings outstanding examples from old and recent film history. In fine weather, the film screenings take place open air, accompanied by a joint barbecue. The admission is free!


6/8/2013 | 21:00 Uhr
Event | Union Gewerbehof

HMKV & Ruhrgestalten | Sommerkino | Tommy

Whether it's musical, horror films or film art – voice and language play a decisive role in cinema. The HMKV presents on two summer evenings outstanding examples from old and recent film history. In fine weather, the film screenings take place open air, accompanied by a joint barbecue. The admission is free!


6/13/2013 | 11:30 - 18:00 Uhr
Workshop | Dortmunder U

Fandubbing for educators - A seminar on video synchronisation for teachers, educators and pedagogues

The seminar explores the potential of film synchronisation for teaching and group projects. This event is held in German only! Please see the German section of this website for details.


6/14/2013, 06/20/2013, 06/21/2013, 07/4/2013, 07/5/2013 | 20:00 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

HIS MASTER'S VOICE - Film programme

In cooperation with the Kino im U we show a selection of films which are thematically related to the exhibition HIS MASTER'S VOICE and which are worth being shown on the big screen.


6/15/2013 - 6/16/2013
Workshop | Dortmunder U

Fandubbing - A workshop on video synchronisation for young people aged 10-14

In this two-day workshop we produce our own fandubs and re-synchronise film and video characters with our own voice! This event is held in German only, please see the German section of this website for details.


6/25/2013 - 7/7/2013
Event | Dortmunder U

Installation | Julius Popp | bit.fall

The installation bit.fall transforms cascading water into language and text: Words appear on a curtain of waterdrops as if by magic. They are only readable for the fraction of a second and dissolve during their fall. The words are filtered from the internet in real time by an algorithm and visualize for a brief moment what is happening around us in the digital world.


9/15/2013, 09/22/2013, 09/29/2013, 10/6/2013, 10/13/2013, 10/20/2013, 10/27/2013, 11/3/2013, 11/10/2013, 11/17/2013, 11/24/2013, 12/1/2013, 12/8/2013, 01/19/2014, 01/26/2014 | 13:00 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

INDUSTRIAL Matinée – Program overview

Commented DJ sets with guests, artists’ talks, lectures, concerts, film screenings.


9/15/2013 | 13:00 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

INDUSTRIAL Matinée – Film – Joy Division

Grant Gee's documentary "Joy Division" assembles interviews, previously unseen concert footage, private photographs, films, and rediscovered sound recordings to tell the story of a band whose extraordinary influence on music industry is still continuing.


9/22/2013 | 13:00 - 18:00 Uhr
Event | Unionviertel, Dortmund

INDUSTRIAL Matinée – Bicycle tour of Dortmund's Unionviertel with Martini

As part of the New Industries Festival, the HMKV invites to a bicylce tour of Dortmund's Unionviertel guided by Martini (Dortmund), including a  cocktail drink made from wild herbs gathered at the different locations.


9/28/2013
Exhibition | Dortmunder U

Move your City – We make our own industrial change! – A shadow play performance as part of the 13th DEW21 Museumsnacht

We set out to remodel Dortmund's skyline! Remember: In 2003 the coke plant "Kaiserstuhl" was dismanteled in Dortmund in order to be rebuild in China. If that is supposed to be industrial change, we can do it, too!


9/29/2013 | 13:00 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

INDUSTRIAL Matinée – Commented DJ set with Martini

For the second time, DJ and author Martini is a guest in our Matinée program. Inspired by the topic of INDUSTRIAL (Research), he plays and discusses some his most interesting records from the genre of industrial music.


10/3/2013, 10/4/2013, 10/5/2013, 07/25/2013 | 20:30 Uhr
Event | Former AOK building, Königswall 25, Dortmund

NEW INDUSTRIES FESTIVAL: machina eX – Hedge Knights – Live-Adventure-Game

An abandoned building becomes the setting for a live adventure game. Imagine the office of an overworked trader in Dortmund’s Unionviertel. Market rates are ticking by on the wall. Suddenly, an alarm bell rings: prices are crashing! The spectators must step in: playing a point-and-click computer game, they can explore the office as a playground, picking up, testing, collecting, using and combining objects as the room reacts to the changes.


10/6/2013 | 13:00 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

INDUSTRIAL Matinée - Commented DJ set with Hellmut Neidhardt

Our guest at this INDUSTRIAL Matinée is the musician and landscape architect Hellmut Neidhardt. He owns a comprehensive record collection to which we owe large parts of the music exhibits presented in INDUSTRIAL (Research). The Matinée offers an occasion to learn more about these exhibition pieces.


10/13/2013, 10/20/2013, 10/27/2013, 11/3/2013, 11/10/2013, 11/17/2013 | 13:00 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder Unionviertel

NEW INDUSTRIES FESTIVAL: Jens Heitjohann – I promise, I am the Future – Performance Tour

The streets of Dortmund’s Unionviertel become the site of a participatory encounter as seven inhabitants of Dortmund with a special relationship to money, debt and guilt take participants to places which have played an important role in their personal history.



10/17/2013, 10/18/2013 | 20:00 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

NEW INDUSTRIES FESTIVAL – Film – Let's Make Money

Most of us don’t know where their money is. However, one thing is for certain, it’s is not in the bank to which we entrusted it. The bank and our money is already a part of the cycle of the global money market.


10/20/2013 | 13:00 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

INDUSTRIAL Matinée – Kluge & das Kapital

Excerpts from Alexander Kluge's Nachrichten aus der ideologischen Antike: Marx – Eisenstein – Das Kapital (2008) and Früchte des Vertrauens (2009), commented by Fabian Saavedra-Lara (HMKV) – This is an event in German language only. For detailed information please refer to the German section of this page –


10/24/2013, 10/25/2013, 10/27/2013 | 15:00 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

NEW INDUSTRIES FESTIVAL – Film – Der große Crash – Margin Call

Set in the high-stakes world of the financial industry, margin Call is an entangling thriller involving the key players at an investment film during one perilous 24-hour period in the early stages of the 2008 financial crisis.


10/27/2013 | 13:00 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

INDUSTRIAL Matinée – Film – Workingman´s Death

Is heavy manual labor disappearing or is it just becoming invisible? Where can we still find it in the 21st century? Workingman's Death follows the trail of the HEROES in the illegal mines of the Ukraine, sniffs out GHOST among the sulfur workers in Indonesia, finds itself face to face with LIONS at a slaughterhouse in Nigeria, mingles with BROTHERS as they cut a huge oil tanker into pieces in Pakistan, and joins Chinese steel workers in hoping for a glorious FUTURE.


11/3/2013 | 13:00 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

INDUSTRIAL Matinée – New results from the INDUSTRIAL (Research) Department with Thibaut de Ruyter (Berlin)

In this matinée Thibaut de Ruyter, one of the two curators of INDUSTRIAL (Research), presents films, sounds and books which did not make it into the final selection, but which do add new perspectives to the topic of INDUSTRIAL (Research) nonetheless and deserve to be seen, heard and discussed.




11/24/2013 | 13:00 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

INDUSTRIAL Matinée - Cathleen Schuster and Marcel Dickhage (Berlin/Maastricht)

In this matinée, the artists Cathleen Schuster and Marcel Dickhage present and discuss their films, which revolve around the question how abstract concepts like capital or globalisation can be visualised.




12/8/2013 | 16:00 - 18:00 Uhr
Event | Quartierscafé U-Jack

Utopia Stock Exchange – A Meeting of Utopists

A meeting of Utopists will be held at Quartierscafé U-Jack on 8 December 2013. All inhabitants of Dortmund are invited to attend and develop utopias together, exchange ideas with other utopists or simply have a cup of coffee and a slice of cake.