6 July 2016

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Heavyweight Support For Chris Dercon Appointment At Berlin’s Volksbuhne Theatre Arrives

Serpentine Director Hans Ulrich,  2015 Venice Biennale curator and current Director of Munich’s Haus der Kunst Okwui Enwezor, architect Rem Koolhaas, Director of Documenta 14, Adam Szymczyk,  and graphic designer Peter Saville have signed a letter showing support for former Tate Director Chris Dercon.  The letter sent to Berlin’s mayor Michael Müller on Monday says, “Dercon is not only eminently positioned to […]

21 June 2016

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Chris Dercon Appointment At Berlin’s Volksbuhne Theatre In Crisis

The appointment of former Director of Tate Modern Chris Dercon as Director of Berlin’s Volksbühne Theatre is not going smoothly.  172 actors, designers and theatre employees have penned an open letter to the city senate and German culture minister Monika Grütters stating “deep concern” over the change-over at the cultural institution.  The appointment of Dercon by Berlin’s culture senator Tim […]