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This section provides an insight into the university’s various publication activities: annual reports, the university magazine Munitionsfabrik, Edition 76135 in cooperation with Spector Books, the book series Folge and HfG Forschung in cooperation with Wilhelm Fink Verlag, or the departments’ and professors’ individual publications projects.

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Online-Journal UMBAU

Artistic research, design, art studies and media philosophy are created at the HfG Karlsruhe in changing constellations of participating actors.

This polyphonic dialogue between teachers, students and guests, which extends far beyond the walls of the building, is now made accessible to an international audience by the online journal UMBAU.

With bi-weekly, predominantly English-language articles, UMBAU presents contemporary projects from the fields of art, design and theory, framed within annually changing editorial themes.

The first issue of the journal - "Political Bodies" - asks about aspects of the political in relation to bodies: what do we understand by bodies and can they ever be neutral?
Exclusive contributions by scientists, artists, philosophers, designers and choreographers from the HfG Karlsruhe network can now be found at umbau.hfg-karlsruhe.de.

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Editors: Ariana Dongus, Charlotte Eifler, Friederike Schäfer and Katharina Weinstock.
In collaboration with: Isabelle Konrad, George MacBeth, Johanna Schäfer.


Annual Reports

The annual report offers the wide specialist community an insight into the activities and development of the university. The review of the extensive volumes that boasts the dynamism as well as the successes of the school is condensed into a spectacular list of events, exhibitions, awards and scholarships. Annual reports


Information brochures

Information brochures of Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design. Information brochures


Munitionsfabrik – The university’s magazine

From university newspaper to art magazine to scientific publication: looking back at the history of Munitionsfabrik (“ammunition factory”) the university’s magazine has taken on a large variety of different publication types and formats. It was founded during winter semester 1997/98 by Adam Seide as a transdisciplinary platform for experimental design and publishing. Since 2004 Munitionsfabrik is edited and published by changing student groups. Munitionsfabrik – Die Hochschulzeitschrift


Edition 76135

The HfG book series Edition 76135 is a collaboration with publisher Spector Books. Edition 76135


Neue Folge

Neue Folge is a book series by HfG Karlsruhe with scientific, artistic, and analytical positions from with the university and its context. The book series has been published since 2008 in cooperation with Wilhelm Fink Verlag. The book design was developed by former HfG students Martin Borst, Sebastian Cremers, and Piero Glina. Neue Folge


HfG book series at cantz

Between 1994 and 2000 twelve volumes were published as part of a cooperation between HfG Karlsruhe and cantz-Verlag. The series includes contributions by former HfG faculty members, such as Heinrich Klotz, Peter Sloterdijk, Hans Belting, Dietmar Kamper, and many others. HfG book series at cantz


Reihe HfG Forschung

The publication series HfG Forschung focusses on essays and research papers from philosophy, media studies, cultural, and social sciences at HfG and the university’s context. Beyond purely academic contexts, the series treats contemporary questions and problems. The series is a forum for authors dedicated to a transdisciplinary, theoretically multilingual, and radically open concept of research. The series has been published by Wilhelm Fink Verlag since 2011. Reihe HfG Forschung


Maßnahme

The CD/DVD edition Maßnahme was curated by Thomas Heise, film maker and former HfG professor for film. Maßnahme


Various publications

Various publications from HfG Karlsruhe. Various publications