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Harry Gruyaert. Into the valley before the big Alpine mountains, France, 1982 © Harry Gruyaert/Magnum Photos

Myth Tour de France

19.5. - 30.7.2017 

Breathtaking landscapes, highly-charged places and riders stylised as heroes. The Tour de France is permeated with mystique, legends and icons and has always attracted the world's best photographers. The international group exhibition will feature, among others, legendary photographers such as Andreas Gursky and Robert Capa, the Düsseldorf-based artist Reinhard Mucha and the cult band Kraftwerk, and will showcase the powerful imagery of the most important bike race in the world.

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Unreal - a virtual reality exhibition

25.5. - 30.7.2017

As one of the first exhibition venues worldwide with the "Unreal" exhibition we will inaugurate a permanent virtual extension building, in which purely virtual group and solo exhibitions will be presented in the future. 

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Virtueller Anbau NRW-Forum © Manuel Roßner


Willkommen im virtuellen Anbau! Von Manuel Roßner @surprisinglythisratherworks #UnrealVR #nrwforum #virtualreality, 6. June 2017, ♥ 104
Free Bikes © Denken3000

Free Bikes

Free Bike Sharing System

Together with the creative consultancy denken3000, we have launched a bike sharing initiative - the Free Bikes campaign - that will provide bicycles free of charge. All residents of Düsseldorf who would like to support this campaign can immediately hand in their old or unused bicycles at the NRW-Forum.

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Digital Workshop

Creative Coding Workshops 

In our digital workshop, in collaboration with students of computer science from Düsseldorf University, children and adolescents will be able to concentrate on simple programming languages, robotics and interactive hardware. 

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© Tinkerbots
Coming Up

Erik Kessels & Friends

12.08. - 5.11.17

Erik Kessels ranks among the most important creative professionals in the world. He co-founded the international agency KesselsKramer in Amsterdam and is not only a rock star among advertisers, but also an artist, curator, publicist and a passionate collector of photographs. The retrospective will showcase the most important works of the past 20 years. Aside from that, he has invited along five friends, who will be intervening in the survey exhibition with their own works.

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24Hrs Of Photos Erik Kessels

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