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The discourse programme of the festival was live streamed (Thursday, Friday, and Saturday). The recordings and videos will be available on our website and on Youtube soon.

about transmediale

For over thirty years, transmediale creates a space for critical reflection on cultural transformation from a post-digital perspective. The core activity of transmediale is the annual festival with a yearly changing theme within the frame of art and digital culture. Beyond the yearly event, transmediale is a transversal platform that facilitates regular publications and year-round activities including a residency programme with different partner institutions. Since 2021, transmediale runs its studio space at silent green Kulturquartier.

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Venues, opening hours & accessibility

transmediale warehouse and Out of Scale venues across the city

U-Bahn stations, Tempelhofer Feld, Spätis across the city

Or So It Seems – Exhibition at Akademie der Künste

Featuring Alan Butler and Simone C Niquille

Akademie der Künste, Berlin (Hanseatenweg)

All information about our festival's main venue

Evening Programme and Partner Venues

Berghain, Embassy of Canada, radialsystem, and other partner venues

tickets & passes

Or So It Seems Exhibition, Akademie der Künste, Berlin (Hanseatenweg)

featuring Alan Butler and Simone C Niquille

If you don't have a Pass...

As many of you already know, we are sold out! But you can still enjoy the world of a model, a map, a fiction in many ways...

transmediale Festival Pass

transmediale Festival Pass grants access to four days of discourse programme at Akademie der Künste from 2 to 5 February.

transmediale Day Passes

transmediale Day Passes grant access to one of the four festival days with discourse programme (2–5 February).

Single Tickets Evening Programme

The Evening Programme in cooperation with CTM festival requires single tickets and is not included in any festival pass.

service & general information

Photo Policy


Programme Structure

The main festival days of transmediale 2023 take place from 1 to 5 February at Akademie der Künste, Berlin (location Hanseatenweg). Partner Programme and events before, during, and after the festival takes place in different venues throughout the city.

A five-day festival, transmediale 2023 presents a discourse programme, two exhibitions, and an evening programme in cooperation with CTM Festival.

Marshall McLuhan Lecture 2023
31 January, Embassy of Canada in Berlin
The annual Marshall McLuhan Lecture – the prelude to the festival.

Opening Night transmediale 2023
1 February, 19:00
The festival's opening is a public event. Free admission.

Discourse Programme
2–5 February Four days of programme with discussions, artistic interventions, workshops, and film screenings.

Evening Programme
2–5 February
The Evening Programme in cooperation with CTM festival takes place in Akademie der Künste, Berghain, and radialsystem, presenting four nights of performance, concerts, and music.

Or So It Seems
1–26 February
Featuring Alan Butler and Simone C Niquille, the exhibition at Akademie der Künste interrogates the technical and socio-political implications of computervision technologies.

Out Of Scale
Alongside the main festival days, transmediale presents a citywide exhibition on view over one month.

26 January–26 February
A citywide exhibition embedded in the infrastructures and networks of Berlin

Partner Programme

20 January–5 February
A citywide programme of events before and during the transmediale and CTM festivals