STUDIO BONN is the new public think tank of the Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany. Join artists, scientists, programmers and activists discussing models of care for global communal infrastructure - mental, physical and digital. The events will remain accessible online in the form of videos and podcasts in both German and English and invite further collective discussion. Supplemented by in-depth essays, a ‘coral reef’ of long-term thinking about the common ground aggregates. Watch it grow on

Kolja Reichert
As programme curator with a focus on discourse at the Bundeskunsthalle, Kolja Reichert (38) originated and chairs the newly created STUDIO BONN programme series. The well-known art critic, writer and curator, studied philosophy and modern German literature at the Free University of Berlin. Since 2006, Kolja Reichert has been writing feature articles about music, art and urban development. Between 2016 and 2017, he was responsible for the art coverage of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, until 2020 of that of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung. He has taught at various universities and written essays for exhibition catalogues, most recently on the works of Franz Erhard Walther and Kai Althoff. In 2012, he was the recipient of the Art Criticism Prize awarded jointly by the Association of German Kunstvereins and the Art Cologne. In 2018, the Berlin Academy awarded him the Will Grohmann Prize. In September 2021, his book Kryptokunst will be published in the Wagenbach Digitale Bildkulturen series.