Foto: © Richard Mosse, courtesy of the artist and galerie carlier| gebauer

RAY 2018 Festival

24—27 May

To kick off the RAY 2018 EXTREME Triennale (opening on 23 May 2018), for the first time RAY presents an international festival programme with lectures, artist talks, guided tours and workshops on this year's main theme EXTREME between 24 and 27 May.

Thursday, 24 May
10:00 — 13:00
Artist talks EXTREME. NOMADS

With Richard Mosse and Alona Pardo (Curator Barbican Gallery London) as well as Cao Fei (artist), Yuk Hui (Leuphana Universität Lüneburg). Introduction and moderation by Peter Gorschlüter (RAY 2018 curator)

MMK 3
10:00 — 20:00
RAY MASTER CLASS exhibition

The festival hub at MMK 3 hosts the presentation of the first RAY MASTER CLASS. Together with RAY artist Arno Rafael Minkkinen, students of the universities in the region developed new works, which are on show at MMK 3. In cooperation with Hochschule Darmstadt, Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach, Kunsthochschule Mainz and Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste Städelschule.

MMK 3
14:00 — 17:00
Artist talks EXTREME. BODIES

With Boris Mikhailov, Arno Rafael Minkkinen and Martin Liebscher. Introduction and moderation by Matthias Wagner K (RAY 2018 curator).

MMK3
18:00
Opening RAY 2018 PARTNER PROJECT H x B x T
Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden
18:30
Opening EXTREME.TERRITORIES

Prior booking required www.deutscheboersephotographyfoundation.de

Shuttles available, please sign up at the info point at the festival hub at MMK3.

The Cube, Eschborn
Friday, 25 May
10:00 — 13:00
Artist talks and paneldiscussions EXTREME. TERRITORIES

With Anne Heinlein & Göran Gnaudschun, Christoph Bangert and Guy Tillim. Introduction and moderation by Anne-Marie Beckmann (RAY 2018 curator)

MMK 3
10:00 — 20:00
RAY MASTER CLASS exhibition

The festival hub at MMK 3 hosts the presentation of the first RAY MASTER CLASS. Together with RAY artist Arno Rafael Minkkinen, students of the universities in the region developed new works, which are on show at MMK 3. In cooperation with Hochschule Darmstadt, Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach, Kunsthochschule Mainz and Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste Städelschule.

MMK 3
14:00 — 17:00
Artist talks and paneldiscussions EXTREME. ENVIRONMENTS

With Krista Caballero & Frank Ekeberg, Mathieu Asselin and Lois Hechenblaikner. Introduction and moderation by Celina Lunsford (RAY 2018 curator)

MMK 3
16:00
Guided tour EXTREME. NOMADS

20 participants / in German

MMK 1
17:00 and 18:30
Guided tour EXTREME. TERRITORIES

Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation in The Cube, Eschborn
20 participants / entrance free / in German

Prior booking required at: www.deutscheboersephoto
graphyfoundation.org



The Cube, Eschborn
19:00
Opening EXTREME. SELF

Darmstädter Tage der Fotografie and Kunstforum TU Darmstadt

Kunstforum der TU Darmstadt
19:00
Opening RAY 2018 PARTNER PROJECT Holy Smoke

Shuttles available, please sign up at the fesitval hub at MMK3.

Marta Hoepffner-Gesellschaft für Fotografie e.V. im Stadtmuseum Hofheim
Saturday, 26 May
10:00-20:00
RAY MASTER CLASS exhibition

The festival hub at MMK 3 hosts the presentation of the first RAY MASTER CLASS. Together with RAY artist Arno Rafael Minkkinen, students of the universities in the region developed new works, which are on show at MMK 3. In cooperation with Hochschule Darmstadt, Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach, Kunsthochschule Mainz and Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste Städelschule.

MMK 3
11:00 — 14:00
Key notes and panel discussion EXTREME. BREATHING BETWEEN THE POLES

Key notes by Wolfgang Ullrichs (Freier Autor) and Bernd Stiegler (Universität Konstanz). Followed by panel discussion with Alexandra Lechner and Matthias Wagner K (RAY 2018 curatorial team).

MMK 3
13:00 and 14:30
Guided tour EXTREME. TERRITORIES

20 participants / entrance free / in German
Prior booking at www.deutscheboersephotographyfoundation.org.

Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation in The Cube, Eschborn
13:30 — 15:00
Workshop for children and families EXTREM FOTOGEN

In the context of SATOURDAY
Entrance free
Prior booking at: 069 21240691 or kunstvermittlung.mmk@stadt-frankfurt.de


MMK 1
14:00 — 16:00
Gallery talks EXTREME. ENVIRONMENTS

With Paula Luttringer and Pradip Malde, among others


Fotografie Forum Frankfurt
17:00
RAY NETWORK presents: Against Gravity. On Recent Photography in Ethiopia

Maheder Haileselassie (Center for Photography in Ethiopia) with Katrin Peters-Klaphake (Kuratorin Curator Makerere Art Gallery, Kampala).

MMK 3
18:30
RAY MASTER CLASS PRESENTATION

Guided tour with Arno Rafael Minkinnen and students of Hochschule Darmstadt, Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach, Kunsthochschule Mainz and Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste Städelschule.

MMK 3
20:00
RAY MEETS KLINIKA at AMP

With live Performances by Frank Ekeberg (NO), Chris Video (DE/US) and DJ sets Klof (KR) & Floke Faraway (DE)

Gallusanlage 2, 60329 Frankfurt am Main
Sunday, 27 May
10:00 - 18:00
Workshop with Arno Rafael Minkkinen
Fotografie Forum Frankfurt
11:00-18:00
RAY MASTER CLASS exhibition

The festival hub at MMK 3 hosts the presentation of the first

RAY MASTER CLASS. Together with RAY artist Arno Rafael
Minkkinen, students of the universities in the region developed
new works, which are on show at MMK 3. In cooperation with
Hochschule Darmstadt, Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach,
Kunsthochschule Mainz and Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende
Künste Städelschule.

MMK 3
12:00
Talk in public space BIRDING THE FUTURE

with Krista Caballero and Frank Ekeberg

Meeting Point: Fotografie Forum Frankfurt
12:00-16:00
Workshop EXTREM EXPERIMENTIERT

For participants of any age 7 no registration necessary / starts every 30 minutes / Free of charge

MMK 3
14:00
RAY MASTER CLASS PRESENTATION

Guided tour with Arno Rafael Minkinnen and students of Hochschule Darmstadt, Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach, Kunsthochschule Mainz and Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste Städelschule.


MMK 3
15:00
Guided tour EXTREME. BODIES

No prior registration necessary 7 In German

Museum Angewandte Kunst Frankfurt am Main

All events take place at the RAY Festival hub at MMK 3 of the MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt am Main (Domstr. 3), unless otherwise stated. All addresses and opening hours of the event and exhibition venues are available here.

RAY 2018 Extreme
Festival hub at MMK 3 of the MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst

Domstr. 3, Frankfurt am Main

Opening hours
Thu—Sat: 10am—8pm
Sun: 10am—6pm

RAY 2018 Festival-Ticket 24—27 May
4-Day Pass*: 25 Euro
Day Pass**: 10 Euro
Available at the Festival hub MMK 3

*4-Day Pass valid for the entire festival programme and includes the one-time admission to all RAY 2018 EXTREME exhibitions and PARTNER PROJECTS 24—27 May. Free admission for students.
 
**Day Pass is only valid for the festival programme at MMK 3. The visit of the festival hub on Sunday, 27 May is free.  
 
For the visit of the RAY exhibitions in Frankfurt/Main after the festival programme we recommend the Museumsuferticket available at all participating museums or online at www.museumsufer-frankfurt.de. The ticket is valid for two consecutive days.

Contact
T +49 (0)69  74 090 993
info@ray2018.de
www.ray2018.de


Festival Partners