Professor Bernd Scherer


Bernd Scherer is Director of Haus der Kulturen der Welt and Honorary Professor at the Institute of European Ethnography at Humboldt-University of Berlin. He has curated many large exhibitions and perannual programmes at HKW such as the Anthropocene project, The New Alphabet, or Schools of Tomorrow. His theoretical work focusses on questions related to aesthetics, language philosophy, semiotics, and international cultural exchanges. – Selected Publications: (ed. with K. Klingan, A. Sepahvand, C. Rosol) Textures of the Anthropocene: Grain Vapor Ray. Cambridge/MA 2015: MIT Press, Berlin 2015: Revolver; (ed.with H. Nowotny) Die Zeit der Algorithmen. Berlin 2016: Matthes&Seitz; (ed. with O. von Schubert and S. Aue):Wörterbuch der Gegenwart. Berlin 2020: Matthes&Seitz.