The Wolf Kahlen Museum is dedicated to the multifacetted life and work of the media artist Wolf Kahlen. It houses major works from private collections from 1956 till today. Wolf Kahlen (born 1940 at Aix-la-Chapelle, Germany, see biography) belongs to the most influential media pioneers in video, sound, photography and internet art of the last 40 years. In 1971 he initiated Videoforum Berlin (formely called Videothek Berlin), the first public organisation worldwide to give commissions for video art productions and build up a collection of artists tapes. He showed his works in more than 140 one man shows so far and participated in more than 600 major group shows internationally. From 1982 till 2005 he was professor of Intermedia Art at the Technische Universität Berlin, Department of Architecture, had been teaching as well in China, Poland, the US, Spain etc., was Consultant in Art and Architecture for the Kingdom of Bhutan in 1985. Since 1985 he is doing research in Tibet, Bhutan, Mongolia and other Tibetan influenced countries in search of a Leonardo of Tibet, called Thang-stong rGyal-po (1264-1385), whose life and work he brought to light in several video documentations and publications

Since 1985 he initiated, built and directed the Ruine der Kuenste Berlin
The museum therefore presents works in video, sound, light, net, texts, books, architectures, drwaings, paintings, sculptures, installations, prints and research...
The exhibition will change periodically in order to accentuate or present new works on loan or actual ones from the artist’s studio. At present among others:  > forward
net art

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Tibet research
Freunde der Künste Bernau
Café Leonardo von Tibet
Wolf Kahlen