Current museum exhibitions
The new Fotografiska Berlin location is scheduled to open in 2023 on almost 5,500 square meters in the former Kunsthaus Tacheles in the Mitte district of Berlin. Fotografiska will use the entire building, which has three floors of exhibition space, a restaurant, event venue, bistro, bakery, lounge and rooftop bar. lounge and a rooftop bar. The interior walls, covered with iconic graffiti from the 90s, will be retained and integrated into the newly renovated building. Project firms involved in the construction are Herzog & de Meuron (Kunsthaus Tacheles, roof extension and development plan for the Am Tacheles) and Studio Aisslinger (interior fittings). In its 115-year history, the building has survived all the radical political and social changes in this city. It was built as a department store, used by the National Socialists as a party office, in the GDR it was taken over by the Free German Trade Union Federation and later also by the NVA. After the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1990, artists' organizations saved the building from demolition and established the name Tacheles. By adopting the Yiddish word "Tacheles", which stands for honest, straightforwardthe building symbolizes Berlin's new cultural freedom after reunification and has become a historical landmark.
Fotografiska is the museum experience for the modern world. Founded in Stockholm in 2010, the museum offers its visitors exhibitions by leading international artists from the broad field of photography, a varied programme of events, fine cuisine and new perspectives. Fotografiska aims to use the power of photography to create a greater awareness of the world we live in. With a variety of unique, exclusive temporary exhibitions that depict a wide range genres of photography, showcasing not only the great artists of our time, but also new and undiscovered talents from all over the world, Fotografiska underlines its claim to be the most important photography museum in the world. In addition to the existing locations in Stockholm, New York City and Tallinn, three further locations – Berlin, Miami and Shanghai – will be added within the next two years.