Firstly, on Friday the 27th, the eighteenth edition of CTM under the title Fear Anger Love opens its doors to ten days of art and contemporary adventurous music, held in different venues around the city –new ones are RadialsystemV, Schwuz, Festsaal Kruezberg while veteran hosting sites are Berghain, HAU1-2 and Kunstquartier Bethanien, headquarters of day activities and exhibition.
As usual, the CTM Festival will take place in parallel with Transmediale. This edition, named Ever elusive, celebrates its 30th anniversary with an entire month of activities, from February 2nd until March 5th, at Haus der Kulturen der Welt and other venues.
The commemorating show Ever elusive: 30 years of transmediale aims to use the critical and artistic knowledge gained over the years to reframe questions about the role of media today. The festival takes place from February 3rd to 5th and offers around 50 events in a program curated by artistic director Kristoffer Gansing, Daphne Dragona and Florian Wüst, completed by workshops and performances.