Summer semester 2022

Information, 11 April – 15 July 2022


Information, 9 May – 30 September 2022

Asad Raza "Diversion" at Portikus

Exhibition, 25 June – 25 September 2022

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ALMOST ALIVE—Graduate Party

Event, 1 July 2022, 23:00

MEDIUM RARE — Absolventenausstellung 2022

Exhibition, 2 – 17 July 2022


Event, 9 July 2022

Hassan Khan: "The Infinite Hip-Hop Song" Live!

Konzert, 9 July 2022, 09:30–22:45

Summer Term Break 2022

Information, 18 July – 7 October 2022

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Asad Raza: Metabolisms

Lecture, 21 June 2022, 19:00

Anthony Huberman: Bang on a Can

Lecture, 13 June 2022, 19:00

Sung Tieu: Ghosts In The Machine

Lecture, 7 June 2022, 19:00

Lecture: ruangrupa

Lecture, 31 May 2022, 19:00

Lecture: Neïl Beloufa

Lecture, 10 May 2022, 19:00

Lectures Summer Semester 2022

Lecture, 26 April – 28 June 2022, 19:00

Daniel Birnbaum: Notes on the frames of art

Event, 10 April 2022, 15:00–17:00

Jochen Lempert at Portikus

Exhibition, 12 March – 5 June 2022

Term break 2022

Information, 21 February – 10 April 2022

Rundgang Award Winners

Information, 18 – 20 February 2022

Judith Hopf Class: Grand Nizza Show

Class Project, 18 February – 11 March 2022

Rundgang 2022

Exhibition, 18 – 20 February 2022, 10:00–20:00

Pan Daijing

Online Lecture, 10 February 2022

Jordy Rosenberg: Lift Rift

Online Lecture, 2 February 2022

Ulrike Müller: Moving More Parts

Online Lecture, 25 January 2022

Park McArthur

Online Lecture, 18 January 2022

Sam Durant: Public Discourse?

Online Lecture, 11 January 2022

Rundgang 2022

Exhibition18 – 20 February 2022, 10:00–20:00Städelschule: Dürerstraße 10, 60596 FFM und Daimlerstraße 32, 60314 FFM
Poster design: Arnaud Ferron and Louis HayPoster design: Arnaud Ferron and Louis Hay

The Städelschule reopens its doors to the public for Rundgang, the annual student exhibition, featuring open-studios, lectures, performances, and screenings with free admission to all. The 2G+ rule applies.

Throughout the course of three days, visitors have access to the presentations of works by students from the classes of professors Monika Baer, Gerard Byrne, Judith Hopf, Hassan Khan, Tobias Rehberger, Willem de Rooij and Haegue Yang and guest professors Hannah Black, Niklas Maak and Sung Tieu. Students exhibit recent works at both locations, Dürerstaße 10 and Daimlerstaße 32, with scheduled screenings at the DFF – Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum. Additionally, students from Curatorial Studies – Theory – History – Criticism, a collaborative study program with Goethe University, host the Water Cooler Talks with guest curators and critics, and a video screening. Recent Städelschule and Portikus publications and editions are available for purchase in the library. Public tours of Lydia Ourahmane’s exhibition Survival in the afterlife are held at Portikus.


Hygiene concept with time slots

In the Städelschule, the 2G+ rule applies with booking time slots for your visit. Visiting Rundgang is only permitted for visitors who show proof of full vaccination (including booster vaccination) or double vaccination plus daily antigen test. Wearing a FFP2 mask is mandatory in all buildings. Please inform yourself here about the current regulations in Hesse.

Due to the limited number of visitors, we kindly ask you to book a time slot of 2 hours per location in advance for your visit to the exhibition:
Booking Dürerstraße 10 (the nearest test possibility to the Dürerstraße is here, at Hans-Thoma-Straße 1, 60596 Frankfurt am Main)
Booking Daimlerstraße 32 (the nearest test possibility to Daimlerstraße is here, at Hanauer Landstraße 477, 60386 Frankfurt am Main)


A free shuttle bus runs daily, every 2 hours, between Dürerstraße and Daimlerstraße from 12:00 on Friday–Sunday.


Water Cooler Talks

Titled Water Cooler Talks, the lecture series conceived and executed by the 2021 class of the Curatorial Studies program focuses on current, curatorial issues. Unless otherwise indicated, all Water Cooler Talk events will take place in the Aula of Dürerstraße and are first come, first serve within the booked timeslots for visiting the exhibition via the Städelschule website (see above).

Friday, February 18, 2022

19:00 Online Talk about Crypto Art (registration via
Anika Meier (author, curator), Kolja Reichert (art critic; curator, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn), moderated by Franziska Giesecke and Paula Maß (Curatorial Studies)

Saturday, February 19, 2022

11:00 Conversation about Gasthof
Prof. Yasmil Raymond (Rector Städelschule, Director Portikus) moderated by Esra Klein, Jeanne Nzakizabandi, Titian Holzbach, Silas Edwards, and Andrés Gorzycki (Curatorial Studies)

18:00 On Collaborative Curating
Liberty Adrien and Carina Bukuts (Curatorial Duo, Portikus), moderated by Vivien Kämpf, Claire Müller, and Radia Soukni (Curatorial Studies)

Sunday, February 20, 2022

16:00 Film screening
Fabrizio Terranova: Donna Haraway: Story Telling For Earthly Survival

Film and Video Program

The Rundgang includes the film program “Cinema” at the DFF – Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum. A selection of cinematic works from all classes will be presented in time blocks over each of the three days. A program titled “Magazine” shows additional film works, short films and cinematic sketches, in the Production Studio of Städelschule.

Film Program „Cinema“

DFF – Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum (Schaumainkai 41, 60596 Frankfurt am Main)

Program 1: Friday, 10:00 and 12:00
Program 2: Friday, 16:00 and Samstag 12:00
Program 3: Saturday, 14:00 and 16:00
Program 4: Sunday, 11:00 and 13:00

Free tickets for reservation can be booked via the DFF website:

Program 1 (running time: ca. 74 min.)
1 Hee Jae Kim – Good Neighbors – 2021, 34:20 min.
2 Esben Weile Kjær/Freja Sofie Kirk – Industries of Freedom – 2020, 13:40 min.
3 Laila Zaidi Touis – The Dance of Life – 2020, 11:32 min.
4 Maximiliano Siñani – Apacheta n7 – 2021, 07:00 min.
5 Phạm Nguyễn Anh Tú – Bóng Xà Bông – 2021, 06:35 min.

Program 2 (running time: ca. 86 min.)
1 Paul Haas – Mechanics of Living – 2022, 14:12 min.
2 Lisa Strozyk – Dough – 2022, 07:55 min.
3 Alex Thake – End of the World – 2021, 02:50 min.
4 Mahya Ketabchi – Incarnation – 2022, 02:00 min.
5 Sonia Knop – Double Vague – 2022, 14:21 min.
6 Theresa Büchner – Droopy Rose – 2021, 12:30 min.
7 Vera Varlamova – The Manager or How to Enchant the Spirits During your Working Hours – 2022, 08:50 min.
8 Tomás Maglione – t-shirts we left behind – 2021, 06:03 min.
9 Nicole Khadivi – Neither an Overview nor a Close-up – 2022, 17:03 min.

Program 3 (running time: ca. 92 min.)
1 Rachel Ashton – Living Too Late – 2022, 24:33 min.
2 Anita Esfandiari – Up Right Down Left – 2022, 18:15 min.
3 Mahmoud Tarek – Beyond the Visual Field is Neither Black Nor Grey – 2022, 48:14 min.

Program 4 (running time: ca. 62 min.)
1 Juliet Carpenter and Roisin Berg – The Sun is Not to be Believed (parts 1 and 4) – 2021, 10:20 min.
2 Eva George Richardson McCrea – Rope – 2022, 14:15 min.
3 Nina Nadig – Shot on Sight – 2022, 12:38 min.
4 Toh Jia Jun – Days That Were Recorded – 2022, 24:11 min.

Film Program „Magazine“

Städelschule, Daimlerstraße 32, 60314 Frankfurt am Main

Running time: ca. 44 min., loop

1 Ivy Swear – Reignite – 2022, 05:13 min.
2 Rand Elarabi – Mahjoub Sharif – 2022, 02:25 min.
3 Raúl Itamar Lima Aguilar – Sunset – 2022, 03:10 min.
4 Zishi Han – atmospheric escape – 2022, 05:17 min.
5 Yuxiu Xiong – Let's Meet When the Sun Reaches Its Highest Point On the Full Moon Day – 2022, 03:27 min.
6 Emma Rosenzweig – And Other Tragedies Of Married Life – 2022, 02:47 min.
7 Samuel Georgy – Slightly Detached – 2021, 11:53 min.
8 Stella Sieber – Analogy Delay (the watchmaker) – 2022, 09:25 min.

Publications and Editions

In the library, it is possible to view and purchase the latest student and Städelschule publications and editions, with proceeds from the former directly benefiting students. A selection of recent publications includes Lectures #2, The Whistle–Absolventenausstellung 2021, Wörter, Sprache, Gespräche ausstellen (Curatorial Studies), Willem de Rooij: Pierre Verger in Suriname (Portikus), Isabelle Graw: Three Cases of Value Reflection: Ponge, Whitten, Banksy (Institut für Kunstkritik), among others.

Opening hours: Friday–Saturday, 10:00–18:00, Sunday, 12:00–18:00


Under the direction of Bouhlou, Aman and Max and with a changing culinary concept, the students of both study programs Fine Arts and Curatorial Studies offer hot and cold food and drinks:

Dürerstraße 10: Friday, 10:00–19:00, Saturday–Sunday, 10:00–18:00
Daimlerstrasse 32: Friday–Sunday, 10:00–17:00

Portikus: Lydia Ourahmane, Survival in the afterlife (December 4, 2021–February 20, 2022)

As a center for the presentation of contemporary art, the Kunsthalle Portikus is an integral part of the Städelschule. During Rundgang, the exhibition Survival in the afterlife by Lydia Ourahmane will be on view. This is the artist's first solo exhibition in Germany. More information:

Public tours: Friday (German), Saturday (English) and Sunday (English), 15:00 daily
Portikus, Alte Brücke 2 / Maininsel, 60594 Frankfurt am Main
Opening hours: Friday–Sunday, 11:00–18:00


Friday, February 18, 2022

10:00 Opening performance by Maximiliano Siñani
Atrium, Dürerstraße 10

13:00 Performance by Rashiyah Elanga: Last day in Paradise (with the performers Rashiyah Elanga, Camille Claire, Deborah Nerlich, Vera Varlamova, Lena Appel, Paul the dog and music by Arnaud Ferron)
Aula, Dürerstraße 10

Saturday, February 19, 2022

15:00 A reading by Bogdan Ablozhnyy and Yulia Rudenko: Translating Alexander Ilyanen
Aula, Dürerstraße 10

17:00 Concert: Real Life
Lichthalle, Dürerstraße 10

Sunday, February 29, 2022

15:00 A reading by Bogdan Ablozhnyy and Yulia Rudenko: Translating Alexander Ilyanen
Aula, Dürerstraße 10


Rundgang at Städelschule is made possible by generous support from Hessisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst. Additional support is provided by the Städelschule Portikus e.V.. The Städelschule would also like to thank the prize donors Gerda Arndt Memorial Prize, Hans und Stefan Bernbeck-Stiftung, Antje and Jürgen Conzelmann, FILIGRAN Trägersysteme GmbH & Co. KG, Künstlerhilfe Frankfurt e.V., Linklaters LLP, Lowland Real Estate, R&S Daimlerstraße GmbH, and Felix von Saucken. Further support is provided by Satis&Fy. Special thanks to DFF – Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum.

Künstlerische Koordination: Alke Heykes, Teresa Heinzelmann (


Judith Hopf class: Grand Nizza Show (February 18–March 11, 2022)

Opening: Thursday, February 17, 2022, 17:00–21:00
Film screening program and performance: Thursday, March 10, 2022, 19:00–22:00

Offert Albers, Viliam Miklos Andersen, Nooshin Askari, Giulio Bonfante, Emily Dietrich, Anita Esfandiari, Rahel Goetsch, Samuel Linus Gromann, Lisa Gutscher, Yun Heo, Judith Hopf, Sopo Kashakashvili, Sonia Knop, Gašper Kunšič, Samantha Lasko, Siyi Li, Kristina Lovaas, Richard Najorka, Aline Sofie Rainer, Jamie Shi, Elsa Stanyer, Vera Varlamova, Punch Viratmalee, Wei Yang

Hotel Nizza, Elbestraße 10, 60329 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Opening hours: Tuesdays–Sunday, 14:00–20:00
More information

The Hotel Show (February 17–20, 2022)

Opening: Thursday, February 17, 2022, 18:00–22:00
Rashiyah Elanga, Yun Heo, Line Lyhne, Nadia Perlov, Arthur Stachurski, Ian Waelder
Curated by Alke Heykes, Sarah Müller, Seda Pesen, Anna-Lisa Scherfose

Pearl Design Hotel Frankfurt, Gutleutstraße 173, 60327 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Opening hours: Friday–Saturday, 16:00–18:00, Sunday 12:00–18:00

Matt Welch: Buildings (February 20–March 20, 2022).

Opening: Saturday, February 19, 18:00–14:00

Neue Alte Brücke, Hafenstrasse 23, 60327 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Opening hours: by appointment via e-mail:

Theresa Büchner: Droopy Rose Exhibition (February 10–24, 2022)

Publication launch: Sunday, February 20, 2022, 17:00

Schweizer5, Schweizer Straße 5, 60594 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Opening hours: Friday–Saturday 16:00–19:00 and by appointment via e-mail:

Alex Chalmers: Purgatory (November 23, 2021–February 26, 2022)

1822-Forum, Fahrgasse 9, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Opening hours: Tuesday–Friday, 14:00–18:00, Saturday, 13–16:00

Martin Kähler: Battibaleno (January 15–March 12, 2022)

Filiale, Stiftstrasse 14, 60313 Frankfurt am Main
Opening hours: Tuesday–Saturday, 11:00–15:00

Mahya Ketabchi: Intermediate interbeing, precarious palace (February 1–March 31, 2022)

Train station „Hauptwache“, level C, vitrine on platform 4 (U6 and U7 in the direction of Hausen and Heerstr.)
Opening hours: 24/7

Tobias Rehberger: Fast Nie (January 25–March 5, 2022)

Gallery Bärbel Grässlin, Schäfergasse 46 B, 60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Opening hours: Tuesday–Friday, 10:00–18:00, Saturday, 10:00–14:00

Stehn Raupach: Emotional Jetlag (February 5–March 19, 2022)

Philipp Pflug Contemporary, Berliner Straße 32, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Opening hours: Tuesday–Friday, 12:00–18:00, Saturday, 10–14:00

Walk the Line (December 10, 2021–February 28, 2022)

Nadja Adelmann, Fausto Amundarain, Jennifer Bannert, Claudia Barthoi, Monika Brandmeier, Artjom Chepovetskyy, Katharina Hinsberg, Mathias Kessler, Martina Kügler, Rafael Rangel, Herbert Warmuth, Daniela Wesenberg, Winter / Hoerbelt, Hendrik Zimmer

Galerie Heike Strelow, Lange Str. 31, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Opening Hours: Wednesday–Friday, 14:00–18:00, Saturday, 12:00–15:00

Ekrem Yalcindag (February, 20–May 14, 2022)

Opening: Saturday, February 19, 17:00-20:30
Kai Middendorff Galerie, Niddastr. 84 (in the courtyard), 60329 Frankfurt am Main
Opening Hours: Wednesday–Friday, 14:00–18:30, Saturday, 11:30–16:00