Why Are You Creative?

Why Are You Creative?

The exhibition has ended

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the project "Why Are You Creative?" the Museum für Kommunikation (Museum for Communication) is bringing together a wide variety of works by prominent people to explore creativity.

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Hermann Vaske posed the question "Why Are You Creative?" to various artists and celebrities and received a wide variety of answers. According to a drawing by the artist Damian Hirst, his creative origin lies in the male and female genital organs. For director Quentin Tarantino, creativity is a gift from God, for writer Günter Grass it's a necessity: "Because I have to."

Works by David Bowie, David Lynch and Stephen Hawking

The exhibition at the Museum für Kommunikation Berlin shows about 300 works, drawings and interviews in which celebrities such as David Lynch, Marina Abramovic, Stephen Hawking, David Bowie, Angelina Jolie, Ai Weiwei, Björk and Frank Gehry explore the question of what creativity means and where it comes from.

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Leipziger Straße 16
10117 Berlin
Opening Hours
02 February bis 8 April 2018
Tuesday 09:00 - 20:00, Wednesday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00, Saturday, Sunday and holidays 10:00 - 18:00
Admission Fee
5 Euro, reduced 3 Euro, free admission for children and teenagers up to and including 17 years

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Last edited: 15. June 2018