Winter Foundation

Honour for artist Heinz Zolper

    Heinz Zolper has rendered outstanding contribution to art and culture in Germany and internationally for decades. His early contacts and cooperation with famous movie stars, sports and popular culture are particularly noteworthy. His contact and collaboration with Andy Wahrhol, who greatly appreciated Zolper’s independent contribution to pop culture, is legendary. The Winter Foundation congratulates the artist on being honoured by the President of the Federal Republic of Germany.

FATA MORGANA: Monika von Eschenbach & Jana Dettmer

The exhibition FATA MORGANA at art scene salon Dettmer art projects, Cologne/Germany, presents works by the artists Monika von Eschenbach and Jana Dettmeras an dialogue of photography and painting. Both are professional artists and successful as well as architect (Eschenbach) respective as lawyer (Dettmer). Fata Morgana generally means a phenomenon of reflection, which is suitable to deceive our senses with illusions. It touches the delicate line between reality and imagination.

Manifesto Against Hate

Against the spread of hate Hate can release energy and create a great negative identity. But this feeling never creates anything without destroying at the same time. One of the great tasks of art and culture is to give people the opportunity for self-reflection and to pay attention to foreigners. This is only possible through the freedom of the arts and this should not be underestimated. Art and culture are

Reconciliation of values ​- Versöhnung der Werte

In cooperation with Winter Stiftung and Artforum Culture Foundation, the project Reconciliation of Values ​​has started under the artistic direction of Heinz Zolper. In a time of disputes and fake news, the project would like to offer a culture platform for social interaction in love and respect. The project Reconciliation of values ​​wants to address consciously emotions and to stimulate thoughts. The project is about recognizing what are the connections between

Peter Jacobi – Retrospective MNAC Bucharest

A solo exhibition is dedicated to Prof. Peter Jacobi, sculptor and conceptual photo artist, at MNAC Bucharest. At the end of his world career, the retrospective exhibition, which also contains new sculptures and photographic works, represents a renewed appreciation of one of the most important Romanian-German artists of our time. His famous memorial for the victims of the Holocaust in Romania in Bucharest (2009) commemorates the victims of the fascist

World AIDS day – is every day

AIDS, Corona and other pandemics can only be defeated together – or never. More than 12 million people worldwide are still and again and again without possible medical HIV treatment. This hits people hard, particularly  in poor countries, the so-called Third World. Corona exacerbates the inadequate supply. It is a sad realization that due to the corona pandemic, the number of almost 700,000 deaths from last year will increase by

Statement for respect and human dignity

Heinz Zolper is a German artist who has been campaigning for women and gender rights for decades, fundamentally for human rights through the means of art. The  European Artforum Culture Foundation accompanies and supports the artist in his project in cooperation with Winter Foundation Hamburg and other foundations or groups. Respect and human dignity are inalienable values ​​that the society – and therefore every single person – must defend. That’s the

Not fully human, not human at all

Kunstverein in Hamburg presents the artists project: Not fully human, not human at all. Not Fully Human, Not Human at All takes its name from Donna Haraway’s essay “Ecce Homo, Ain’t (Ar’n’t) I a Woman, and Inappropriate/d Others”, a text which challenges the “universal” claims of Enlightenment Humanism in order to propose conditions of what she calls “non-generic” collective humanity. The artists in this exhibition set out from similar positions

Monika von Eschenbach

The art salon KunstStücke by Dettmer in Cologne presents a virtual exhibition with works by Monika von Eschenbach. The online exhibition invites to discover the artist’s sculptural photo art. Fascinated works like box stop in Monaco, female view on woman bodies, new view on famous cologne cathedral architecture, Berliner Bogen by Teherani  or railway station Frankfurt  will challenge the way of seeing. The virtual exhibition will also be a appetizer

Art as a mirror of soul and society

Our world lives from diversity and balance  Where monocultures emerge, they initially use only a few, but destroy our common livelihood. Faults in nature and in social life are made possible by an imbalance of concentrated . If you want to counter abuses or eliminate them, you need to maintain a balance in the game of powers. Our influence on the balance of power in nature may be small, but we