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The documenta archiv preserves materials produced during the documenta exhibitions, as well as the collection of relevant documentation such as publications, image and text materials.

documenta archiv

Untere Karlsstr. 4, 34117 Kassel
Phone +49 561 70 72 73 100
e-mail archiv@documenta.de


Tuesday to Friday
From 9.00 am til 4.00 pm
With appointment via lesesaal[at]documenta.de

And certificate about a complete vaccination or recovery and booster vaccination or a negativ Covid-19-test only (2G-Plus regulation).

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A cooperation between the documenta archiv and nota e.V.

Paintings and graphics by the documenta founder
Exhibition in the Neue Galerie from June 3, 2022 to October 9, 2022
Vernissage on 02 June 2022 at 19:00


The exhibition is a cooperation of the Museumslandschaft Hessen Kassel, the documenta archive, the Kunsthochschule Kassel and the Galerie Rasch.

A joint research and exhibition project of the Center for Persecuted Arts and the documenta archiv Kassel. Parallel to documenta 15 in 2022, both institutions will take a critical, reflective look back at the beginnings of the major exhibition.

The virtual Platform6 in honor of Okwui Enwezor (1963-2019), the artistic director of Documenta11 (2002), is updated for the second time after its launch last April. As of now, more features and content are ready.

documenta und Museum Fridericianum gGmbH is looking for three full-time archivists (M/F/D) for the new project phase of the "Erschließungsoffensive" (cataloguing project) in the documenta archive, limited to three years.

Goethe-Institut, documenta archiv and Kunsthochschule Kassel art school will be awarding two fellowships to international scholars, artists, and curators taking place from August/September 2022 to February/March 2023.

Kassel at night last Saturday: Horst H. Baumann's laser is off, but the top of the Fridericianum lights up in the colors of Ukraine.

"Staff at archives and related institutions are deeply shocked by the attack on Ukraine ordered by Russian President Putin in violation of international law."

Emil Nolde (1867-1956) is one of the most famous artists of European avant-garde. His current perception is shaped by historical mythmaking and its deconstruction. The Düsseldorf conceptual artist Mischa Kuball (* 1959), supported by the Nolde Stiftung Seebüll, set out to trace this ambivalent figure.

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