SCHLOSSLICHTSPIELE KARLSRUHE 2019 under the motto: »A summer of love and life. Hate comes late – Love comes first.«

08.08.2019 - 15.09.2019

Jungle on the Karlsruhe Palace

The gigantic multimedia spectacle SCHLOSSLICHTSPIELE Karlsruhe will be dedicated to love and life in its fifth season. From 8 August to 15 September 2019, the baroque façade of Karlsruhe Castle will shine again with breathtaking projection mappings and become the largest digital work of art in Europe – with new works to be presented in 2019 under the motto "A Summer of Love and Life. Hate comes late – Love comes first".

The SCHLOSSLICHTSPIELE Karlsruhe, organized by Karlsruhe Marketing und Event GmbH, will be curated by Peter Weibel, artistic and scientific director of the ZKM | Karlsruhe. »In addition to the selection of the brilliant, proven 3D projections on the castle façade, there are several new commissioned works by new and already known teams on the themes 'Origin of the universe', 'Origin of the earth', 'Origin of life', 'Origin of love'.« 

Love is celebrated in all its forms, in both religious and personal terms, of love for God and God's love for the world, which is reflected in the myths of origin of eastern, western, northern and southern religions, continues the curator of SCHLOSSLICHTSPIELE Karlsruhe. »From the Sea of Galilee to Woodstock there are councils of peace and love. From J. S. Bach to Bob Dylan there are hymns to heaven«, Weibel continues. »The human parables are transferred into the language of the present through a scientific perspective and an evolutionary, biological and astrophysical perspective. This is unique and novel as an artistic project and technical realization.«