The photographer, filmmaker, and author Désirée von Trotha has travelled the Sahara-Sahel regions of Algeria, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger, and for around six month every year since 1991.
Her photographs, books, and reports have become a chronicle of the world of the Saharan… further information
Foto: SP/Stadthaus Ulm
nature and environment
Beehives and planters on the terrace
Since 2014, this terrace has been the home of bee colonies. Bees are extremely important for our ecosystem. With our urban beekeeping project, we want to draw attention to bees.
Our planters have been redesigned and replanted in 2021, providing food for our bees. They also provide… further information
In the Exhibition
Hidden underneath the Minster Square
The Minster Square is the perceived centre of Ulm. It's where people left behind traces of their respective civilisations. These traces, which that are more than four millennia old, are much older than the Minster itself. Archaeologists found them when they studied the excavation pit and the… further information
Bronze busts of Hans and Sophie Scholl, created by Otl Aicher
Hans and Sophie Scholl
Busts, createt by Otl Aicher
If you ascend the stairs to the first floor at the Stadthaus, you encounter two bronze busts: the effigies of Hans and Sophie Scholl. The siblings were partisans of the resistance group "Die Weiße Rose" (the white rose), who were sentenced to death and executed at the prison in Munich-… further information
außer der reihe
If you always wanted to listen in on radio programmes from all over the world — welcome to Radio Garden. Forget the distance between sender and receiver, Radio Garden knows no geographical or man-made barriers.
Munich artist Rudi Bodmeier favourite motifs are Mannequins and pin-up-girls. Sometimes they are flamboyant on high-heels, or self-confident, or provocative, or humble. However, Rudi Bodmeier is not so much interested in the woman as an individual, he rather isolates elements of the stereotypical… further information
The inexplicable transformation from caterpillar to butterfly impresses even children. Other species as well change fundamentally in the course of their life and some even change their life-giving element, such as the dragonfly. further information
Photo: Debi Cornwall
Recreation Pen, Camp Echo, Guantánamo Bay
Debi Cornwall: Welcome to Camp America: Inside Guantánamo Bay
Opening planned for December 12, 2021, 11 a.m.
With ‘Welcome to Camp America: Inside Guantánamo Bay’, Stadthaus Ulm presents photographs exploring one of the most infamous locations in recent American history: the US naval base in Guantánamo Bay on Cuba that gained international attention in 2002, when the military established a prison camp as… further information
Photo: Melanie Einzig
Puerto Rican Day Parade 2014. (c) Melanie Einzig
Melanie Einzig: New York City Street Photos
Opening planned for Friday, December 17, 2022, 7 p.m.
Melanie Einzig's personal approach to street photography and her love for – often absurd – details and the subjects of her work create a very subjective image of a city everybody thinks they know: New York. Humour is the unifying element in Melanie Einzig's photography; sometimes it'… further information