Director Bernd Scherer on the program Nov/Dec:

“We are living through times of unforeseeable polarization. The legitimacy of human rights, remembrance of the break in civilization that was the Holocaust and the responsibility it places on our shoulders – which have always been the social consensus in the Federal Republic of Germany – are being systematically contested. In this context, the long-planned HKW projects gain new meanings. The Dictionary of Now centers on the emancipatory potential of language. Parapolitics. Cultural Freedom and the Cold War investigates the contradictions arising from the political appropriation of art, its striving for autonomy and its critical commitment. 1948 Unbound explores the unleashing of the technosphere. And No! Music celebrates possibilities for dissent in music.”