Events | Spring festival in Schloss Wiepersdorf

Sunday, May 26, 2024, 2:00 pm–6:00 pm  | 

Spring festival in Schloss Wiepersdorf

On May 7, 2023, 2:00 to 6:00 pm, we cordially invite you to the spring festival! The museum, café and studio house will be opened. There will also be presentations in the castle park and stalls from the region. The program includes readings, performances, music, installations and open studios involving current and former Schloss Wiepersdorf fellows.

At 1:30 p.m., a free shuttle bus departs from Jüterbog train station to Wiepersdorf and at 4:50 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. back from Wiepersdorf to Jüterbog train station. Please register at or by phone at (033746) 699-0.  For individual travel, the Rufbus can be booked regional in Brandenburg with advance notice by calling (03371) 62 81 81 or online at Parking is available on the street. On the grounds of the Cultural Foundation Schloss Wiepersdorf (Am Konsum 4, 14913 Wiepersdorf), there are two publicly accessible electric charging stations with four normal charging points.

Free admission

By attending the event, you agree that pictures and recordings made there may be used for public relations purposes.


Castle Terrace

2:15 p.m. – Opening

Opening Speeches

Tobias Dünow, State Secretary for Science, Research, and Culture of the State of Brandenburg
Annette Rupp
, Director, Kulturstiftung Schloss Wiepersdorf

Music & Performance

Daniel Satanovski
Carsten Schneider
DurchauSKaputt (HipHop)



Daniel Satanovski
DurchauSKaputt (HipHop)


2:00–6:00 p.m. Coffee, Cake and Ice Cream

Studio house

3:00–5:30 p.m. Open studios

Cick in Dunt

Cick in Dunt are the artists Anna Cherepanova and Vitalii Cherepanov. In their artistic work, they explore the interplay between art, science and philosophy, using a various of media and disciplines. Their focus is on developing projects as test models for critical interactions with the environment and exploring applicative possibilities of artistic gesture.

Their new project Iteration is about the “two” as a repetition, as secondariness, as imitation, as relation, as a symbol, and it deals with the artistic work in a duo.

Nick Crowe & Ian Rawlinson

Nick Crowe and Ian Rawlinson present the video VLADA (2023), 11 hours 22 minutes.

They started working together in 1994 and since 2007 have worked solely as a collaborative practice focussed on moving-image and sculptural projects.

They live and work in Manchester, UK and Niederer-Fläming, Germany. Solo exhibitions include Turnpike Gallery, Leigh, 2018; BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, 2017; MEWO, Kunsthalle Memmingen, 2016; Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, 2015; Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, 2013; Plataforma Revólver, Lisbon, 2012; SALT, Istanbul, 2012.

Fides Becker

Fides Becker is 2024 Fellow in Schloss Wiepersdorf with a Scholarhip by Stiftung Rheinland-Pfalz. Born in 1962 in Worms, Germany, Fides Becker studied at the Städelschule in Frankfurt am Main (1981-85), the Willem de Kooning Academie in Rotterdam (1985-88) and the Akademie der Künste in Berlin (1986-89). She lived in Rotterdam from 1985 to 1996 and since then in Berlin.

Her works were exhibited in solo exhibitions such as "Der feine Unterschied" at Kunstverein Worms (2023) and "Patina der Zeit" at Karmeliterkloster, Frankfurt am Main (2017) and in group exhibitions such as "Touch of playfulness" at Stiftung Rheinbeckhallen, Berlin (2023), "FLUX4ART", Casa Tony M., Wittlich (2021), "Bringen Scherben Glück?", curated by Susanne Ahner and Anja Teske at the Projektraum Verein der Berliner Künstlerinnen 1867, Berlin (2023).

Zora Janković

Zora Janković was born in 1978 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. She has been living and working in Berlin since 2008.

She works mainly with the media of sculpture and photography, whose complex working processes form the initial starting point. The three-dimensional geometric moulding, the architectural fragment and its spatial structure are at the forefront of her artistic exploration.

Matthias Klos

Matthias Klos was Schloss Wiepersdorf Fellow in 2023. He works mainly in photography.

He lives and works in Vienna and Lower Austria. Trained as a chef and brewer and maltster. Studied at the Academy of Fine Arts Nürnberg. One of his current projects is entitled Ländchen Bärwalde.

Igor Tereshkov



Reading, Talk, Lecture

3:00 pm Attila Bartis & Ernest Wichner

Reading and talk in German language: Das Ende (The End).

Attila Bartis is a Hungarian writer and photographer. His books have been translated into over twenty languages. The German translations Der Spaziergang (1999), Die Ruhe (2005) and Das Ende (2017) have all been published by Suhrkamp. The novel Die Ruhe was adapted into a film by Róbert Alföldi in 2008.

The text Das Ende (The End) deals with the passion for the camera and the question of where the violence and vulnerability that András feels inside himself come from.It was translated by Terézia Mora, who was a fellow (literature) in Wiepersdorf.

Ernest Wichner is a writer, translator and former director of the Literaturhaus Berlin.

3:45 pm Rocco Thiede

A lecture by the art historian Rocco Thiede:

Caspar David Friedrich: The Painter and his Life's Work

"The Monk by the Sea", "Chalk Cliffs on Rügen", "The Abbey in the Oakwood", "The Sea of Ice", "The Stages of Life", "The Lonely Tree" (1822), "Cairn in Snow" or "Two Men Contemplating the Moon" - these are all popular masterpieces by Caspar David Friedrich (Greifswald 1774 - 1840 Dresden).

Anyone who has seen the exhibitions at the Kunsthalle Hamburg or the Alte Nationalgalerie in Berlin can look forward to a reunion with these paintings, as well as drawings and tracings, at this lecture by publicist and art historian Rocco Thiede.

It is an introduction to the life and work of Germany's most famous Romantic painter, whose 250th birthday is being celebrated this year with many new publications and special exhibitions.


Castle park

2:00–6:00 p.m.

© Dirk Bleicker

Open air art works

Anna Cherepanova & Vitalii Cherepanov: Iteration (2024)
Alexander Povzner: Ladder Man (2023)
Carsten Schneider: The hazards of one year (2017)

Music: Momofitz

Open air music from the Momofitz Swing band.

Cultural historical tour with ten stops

The cultural and historical tour "Kosmos Wiepersdorf" holds information and stories about the grounds, the buildings and the various residents of Schloss Wiepersdorf at ten stations.

At each of the stops you will find a sign with a QR code. If you scan these codes with your smartphone, you can hear stories of three to six minutes that introduce you to the object or topic in question. Everything you listen to on the tour can also be followed or read on your smartphone, tablet, or the website of the Schloss Wiepersdorf Cultural Foundation. Additionally, each of the stops offers the opportunity to find out more in-depth knowledge about what you have heard or read with the help of expert information.

To Kosmos Wiepersdorf >


Catering and stalls with products from the region

In the park, you can find stalls with products from the region. Also, you can buy savouries and beverages.


© Dirk Bleicker

2:00–5:30 p.m. – Museum visit

The museum illustrates over five rooms how the von Arnimsʼ manor house evolved into a residence for artists and scholars. The focus lies on the spirit of Romanticism as well as on the period from 1945 to 1989, when Schloss Wiepersdorf primarily hosted writers.

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3.30 p.m. – Małgorzata Sztremer: Summoning the Peacock

Opening of the special exhibition: Summoning the peacock

The artist Małgorzata Sztremer, former fellow in fine arts, in conversation with the cultural scientist Barbara Schnalzger, current fellow in Schloss Wiepersdorf.

The exhibition features watercolours by the artist. As if in a montage, various influences taken from fairy tales, myths and science are fused on her canvas with personal memories and visual elements from other artistic epochs.

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