transmediale and CTM's Vorspiel is a program of distributed partner events in the field of digital art and culture and experimental sound and music, where a variety of partner venues invite local and international audiences to a series of exhibition openings, performances, interventions, artist talks and special events across the city of Berlin.

A citywide program of events before and during the transmediale and CTM festivals.

Image Credit: Andrés Nieto Porras


26.01.21 00:00 to
31.03.21 23:45
Format: artistPresentation
Nuño de la Serna present a series of film interviews that reflect a momentary snapshot in the life of Lacuna Lab and its members. These interviews take a record of the artworks presented by the member...
8.02.21 00:00 to
28.03.21 00:00
ABA Air Salon with Rhona Mühlebach
Format: artistPresentation
ABA AIR SALON WITH RHONA MÜHLEBACH -------------------------- WE ARE GLAD TO MAKE THE AUDIO WORK AVAILABLE AGAIN DURING VORSPIEL 2021 VIA THE ABA WEBSITE: https://airberlinalexanderplatz.de/event/Nptt...
9.02.21 00:00 to
28.03.21 00:00
ABA Air Salon with Andrés Villa Torres
Format: artistPresentation
5.03.21 20:00 to
6.03.21 01:00
HiP.inside Online Konzert
Format: onlineEvent
Wir gehen Online am 5.3. um 20 Uhr mit Dj Reaf und "Deutschrapsliebling" ! Live: S.I.A.D Juno030 (EP Release!) Unoo Indoor Stan L I V E S T R E A M : https://www.twitch.tv/pankeberlin Spenden bitte an...
6.03.21 20:00 to
7.03.21 01:00
Format: onlineEvent
This week we are happy to have Radio Masive gang back to Panke! The old school junglists among you may remember the name from the mid-90's, where "Radio Massive" became Germany's first regular FM broa...
7.03.21 20:00 to
7.03.21 20:45
Format: screening
OKTA Collective’s second event, human-plant-glitch, will feature films by Alisi Telengut, Dovile Aleksaite, and Evan Meaney, with a Q and A moderated by Lucy Kerr. The event is about 45 minutes long i...
9.03.21 18:00 to
9.03.21 19:30
Panel Discussion: What is the nature of psychiatric auditory experience?
Format: panel
“Listening to the world is not an innate, universal capacity, the logical result of ears encountering sound waves. Rather, it is something we learn how to do, and we learn how to listen in an environm...
12.03.21 18:30 to
12.03.21 19:30
Chung Tat Sham & Hou Lam Wu: "Robots", an online collective decision making sound experience
Format: performance
Are we capable of driving the democracy vehicle? Robots is an online sound experience, in which discussions and decision-making among participants shall influence the course of the experience. We shal...
30.03.21 18:00 to
30.03.21 19:30
MELT (Loren Britton & Isabel Paehr): Heating Matters / Change Flux // Video Screening & Writing Workshop
Format: onlineEvent
///// The participation is free. Please register via mail@alpha-nova-kulturwerkstatt.de to receive the zoom link /////// Heating Matters/Change Flux is a video work that unlocks metaphors of melting i...


15.01.21 00:00 to
31.03.21 23:45
Scattered Partners
Format: exhibition
In the midst of the global pandemic caused by covid-19, and due to the lockdown conditions, Lacuna Lab proposes an entirely digital program. ////// Artists: Nuño de la Serna, Nayeli Vega Vargas, Sarah...
15.01.21 16:30 to
21.03.21 01:00
Liebig12 Covid19 Diaries: window interface #8 & itinerant interlude #8
Format: exhibition
window interface#8 is the 8th window intervention presented at Liebig12 since the start of the lockdown in march 2020. Jana Linke presents REPETITIVE DIFFERENTIAL a site specific and in progress insta...
16.01.21 16:00 to
31.03.21 23:30
router.gallery: Advance - Stay put / idle, works by Lauren Lee McCarthy
Format: exhibition
The artworks are distributed by the router through its local network with no Internet connection, accessible at the local site around and in front of panke.gallery only. The exhibition will continue u...
22.01.21 00:00 to
21.03.21 21:00
Open Sesame - A Photophobic Experiment
Format: exhibition
»Open Sesame: A Photophobic Experiment« invites six artists - all of whom of BIPOC, queer and/or trans* experience - to display mixed-media installations that intrinsically and critically react to the...
28.02.21 16:00 to
26.03.21 18:00
Cluster#14: I miei ricordi sono più duri delle rocce / Alessandro Massobrio and Valentina Besegher audiovideo / solo exhibition
Format: exhibition
Alessandro Massobrio is a new music composer, electronic musician and guitarist. Valentina Besegher is an avant-garde filmmaker, live video performer and visual artist. They collaborate since 2002, ha...
6.03.21 00:00 to
13.04.21 00:00
What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
Format: exhibition
A collection of graphic design damaged by future climate change impacts by Visual Communication students at the UdK Berlin in the designtransfer outside showcase, UdK, Einsteinufer43. Between photogra...


ZWEI ~ who's out there? w Cru Encarnação & Selma Lindgren

15.01.21 17:00 to
1.03.21 17:00
Format: artistPresentation
Künstler, Künstlerin
ZWEI’s theme this year is “who’s out there?”. The theme derived from the worldwide sensation of isolation due to the pandemic. The first lock down opened up questions, which we are now having to address now, as it continues to affect our lives in an impactful way. To ensure we are all okay, heard and generally open for dialogue, the project is an attempt to revive human contact. The project revolves around two artist / collectives whom are responding as the feature artists. They are Cru Encarnação and Selma Lindgren with the collaboration and facilitation of Arantxa Ciafrino and Alexander Norton. + Cru Encarnação (they/them or he/him) is a performance artist, writer and translator born in Lisbon and based in Berlin. They have studied Philosophy and Comparative Literature at Freie Universität Berlin. + Selma Lindgren, (she/her) born 1997 in Berlin grew up in Norway and is currently studying Scenography at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. She is interested in working with found material, exploring its performative agency and finding meeting points between theatre and fine arts. + Arantxa Ciafrino (she/her) founded and runs Wechseln, a project founded in Madrid and brought to Berlin. The project has focused on video, sound art and performance. + Alexander Norton (she/her) founded and runs Künstler, Künstlerin, a project founded in Berlin and contains various team members. The platform attempts to provide a structure for artists to make work without failure. II That’s not all, you, the audience, are the third component. We are opening a third page for artists, family members and onlookers to give their impressions of their lives. With the theme being so wide open, we wanted to invite everyone, including people outside the community and general people whom find the project interesting to submit. All works submitted will be included (bar offensive material that is obviously there to provoke). It is a completely open platform. All works are published on a long scroll. These three components work together to attempt a reconnect, across the board, utilizing the useful element of online projects - no borders / distance noticeable. We may not be there in person but we’re still here and that means something. Please tell your friends and family, colleagues and artist friends about the project and let’s reconnect us through the tough period. All updates are published here, in the event page and our Instagram account. Please follow us to ensure you keep up to date about how we are all doing. Thank you once again Please find the link for the project below - https://www.kunstlerkunstlerin.com/kunstler-kunstlerin-x-wechseln-zwei-whos-out-there