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15.3.2019
Okwui Enwezor has died

It is with great sorrow that we have learnt of the passing of Okwui Enwezor, the artistic director of documenta 11, who took the world art exhibition on a new path with his work here in Kassel.

22.2.2019
Artist Collective ruangrupa directs documenta 15

Nominated unanimously by the International Finding Committee the Supervisory Board appointed ruangrupa, a collective of artists and creatives from Jakarta, Indonesia, with a tenmember core as the artistic direction of documenta 15.

19.12.2018
Professorships announced for the documenta Institute

Three additional professorships for the future documenta Institute have now been announced.

31.10.2018
The web plattform "documenta studies" is now online

The web platform "documenta studies" goes online. It brings together a direct engagement with documenta’s history and present as well as reflections on wider relevant curatorial practices, formats, and institutions.

24.10.2018
The financing of the new building of the future documenta Institute is secured

In a resolution, the Kassel magistrate approves the City of Kassel's share of the building project of the documenta Institute of € 6 million.

1.9.2018
documenta archiv to go

With our new red cotton bags, the documenta archiv is always going to be a good companion.

7.8.2018
Stellenausschreibung Medien-Restauratorin

Wir suchen zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt eine/n Medien-Restaurator/in in Elternzeitvertretung, Vollzeit, befristet bis zum 30.01.2020. Bewerbungsschluss: 16.09.2018

20.7.2018
Stellenausschreibung Fachangestellte/n für Medien- und Informationsdienste

Wir suchen zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt eine/n Fachangestellte/n für Medien- und Informationsdienste, Fachrichtung Archiv.
Bewerbungsschluss: 26.08.2018

25.4.2018
New General Director of the documenta und Museum Fridericianum gGmbH

From Autumn 2018 Dr. Sabine Schormann will be general director of the documenta und Museum Fridericianum gGmbH.

20.4.2018
Dirk Schwarze's personal papers are now in the documenta archiv

The documenta archiv has just received the personal papers of Dirk Schwarze (1942 – 2017), art critic and long standing head of the cultural section of the Kassel daily newspaper HNA.

10.4.2018
State of Hesse strengthens research at documenta

With the establishment of three new professorships financially supported by the State of Hesse research in the setup of the future documenta Institute will essentially be strengthened.

15.3.2018
Librarian or BA in Library and Information Science

Wir suchen zum frühestmöglichen Termin eine/n Diplom-Bibliothekar/in bzw. Bachelor Bibliotheks- und Informationsmanagement.

19.2.2018

The "Arbeitsgemeinschaft Archive in Nordhessen" organizes a week-long comprehensive program on the subject of "Democracy and civil rights". To mark the nationwide "Day of the Archives", eleven archives - including the documenta archiv - will  take part in providing information on exhibitions, films, presentations and guided tours.

15.2.2018

Museums, libraries and archives with the task to preserve cultural heritage are bound to a democratic educational mission. Due to the legal framework conditions, this mission can only be pursued to a very limited extent within the digital space.

19.12.2017
From January 2018 onwards: Extended opening hours

With the establishment of a new reading room for all three departments – records and papers; media collections and art library – the visitors of the documenta archiv will get the opportunity to stay longer to carry out their research.

1.12.2017
The new image brochure is ready

The new image brochure contains information of the archival collections, research projects as well as general information such as opening hours and offered services.

8.11.2017
documenta Institute Discourse

“Documenta Institute Discourse” invites to think together with international speakers about archives, research and education. This can lead to imaginations about unexpected functions, strategies, and ways of acting for archives, research and education institutions.

 

19.10.2017
In the documenta archiv

The documenta archiv launches a new exhibition series that takes place in the archive itself.

1.9.2017
advertisement of a vacancy - readingroom service

Wir suchen zum 01.01.2018 eine/n Fachangestellte/n für Medien- und Informationsdienste, Fachrichtung Archiv zur Betreuung des Lesesaalbetriebs und zur Erledigung einfacher archivarischer Aufgaben.

2.5.2017
The documenta archiv goes to school

The project “A Cultural Agent for documenta 14” was initiated in Hesse in collaboration with Juliane Gallo in September of 2016. Its goal is to inspire curiosity about documenta 14 among children and adolescents, to strengthen documenta’s collaboration with schools, and provide more information about the history and the importance of the exhibitions since their beginning in 1955.

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