Founded in 1971 and thus the oldest collection of video art in Germany, Video-Forum was able to extend its comprehensive collections of more than 1,600 works also in the year 2017. Purchases comprise video works for the collection, with funds from the Stiftung Deutsche Klassenlotterie as part of the artists’ funding scheme by the Senate of Berlin's Departement of Cultural Affairs and with funds from the institutional funding by the Stiftung Deutsche Klassenlotterie.


New acquisitions 2018

Florin Bobu
Best Man, 2007
Champagne, 2007
Revolutionary Night, 2007
Revolution in Visual Art, 2007
Searching the Horizon for Another Artist, 2007
Vacante Exotice In Inima Orasului, 2016

Geta Brătescu / Ștefan Sava
Gestul, desenul (Die Geste, die Zeichnung / The Gesture, the Drawing), 2018

Filipa César
CACHEU, 2012

Anetta Mona Chişa, Lucia Tkáčová
When you’re Adibas and you’re dreaming of becoming Adidas, 2011–2018

Shahram Entekhabi
My Mother – The History of Iran, 2015

Christian Falsnaes
Rise, 2014

Alicja Kwade
In Ewig den Zufall betrachtend, 2014

Marcel Odenbach
Im Schiffbruch nicht Schwimmen können, 2011

Ann Oren
The World is Mine, 2017

Sandra Schäfer
Mleeta, 2016

Hito Steyerl
Abstract, 2012
Is the Museum a Battlefield, 2013

Maja Weyermann
Uzaktan Mektuplar - Letters from Abroad, 2015