Symposium on 1 March 2019: Berlin in the Revolution, 1918–19. Photography, Film, Entertainment Culture

Blog entry from 02/06/2019

Source: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Willy Römer, Spartakisten hinter Zeitungspapierrollen beim Barrikadenkampf in der Schützenstraße, 11.1.1919
Willy Römer, Spartakisten hinter Zeitungspapierrollen beim Barrikadenkampf in der Schützenstraße, 11.1.1919
Copyright: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Kunstbibliothek – Photothek Willy Römer / Willy Römer

On 1 March 2019 the Museum für Fotografie (Museum for Photography) is hosting an interdisciplinary symposium that will closely reexamine the diverse fields of photography, film and entertainment culture during the November Revolution in Berlin in 1918–19.

The symposium builds on the idea of interdisciplinarity, reverberating the concept underlying the exhibition and the accompanying catalogue. In addition to the visual aspects of the November Revolution, which are introduced through the...

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