Planet of Man

The Arts and Sciences at the Outset of the Anthropocene

Exhibition. Lectures. Dialogues

11 September – 14 December 2013


11 September – 14 December 2013

Opening Hours:
Saturdays, 11 am – 5 pm and by appointment

Admission free


Betty Beier, Adriane Colburn, Helga Griffiths, Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle, Christian Mings, Jürgen Nefzger, Vadim Fishkin, Massimo Pianese

Lectures and Dialogues

Saturday, 14 September 2013, 7 pm

Prof. Dr. Eckart Ehlers, Geographer, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn
»From Planet Earth to Planet of Man – Science at the Outset of the Anthropocene«

Adriane Colburn talks about her fracking project followed by discussion with her and Prof. Ehlers. Moderation: Patrick Illinger, Science Editor-in-chief, Süddeutsche Zeitung

Saturday, 28 September 2013, 5 pm

Prof. Dr. Gerd Wessolek, Berlin University of Technology, Departement of Ecology, Soil Protection Group
»The Discovery of the Unseen. Soil in the Anthropocene.«

Betty Beier talks about her project Kivalina (Arctic Inuit island) followed by a discussion.

Wednesday, 9 October 2013, 7 pm

Ralf Fücks, Board of Directors of the Heinrich Böll Foundation in Berlin, former National Chairman of the Green Party and author
»Intelligent Growth – from ruthless exploitation to cooperating with nature.«
Producing and consuming in the Anthropocene

All Events: Admission free

Saturday, 21 September and 19 October 2013, 3 pm

»I want you to listen very, very carefully.«
A city soundwalk with Christian Mings.
Point of Departure: ERES-Stiftung

Special Opening Hours

Open Art
13 September 2013, 6–9 pm
14/15 September 2013, 11 am – 6 pm

Lange Nacht der Münchner Museen
19 October 2013, 7 pm – 2 am

Münchner Wissenschaftstage
16 November 2013, 11 am – 5 pm, Curator tour 3 pm
17 November 2013 closed
18/19 November, 2–7 pm, Curator tour both days at 6 pm


ERES-Stiftung, Römerstr. 15, 80801 Munich, Germany
Tel +49 89 388 79 0 79

Public Transportation

Tram: 27 and 12 Kurfürstenplatz
U-Bahn: U3 and U6 Giselastraße, U2 Hohenzollernplatz
Bus: 53 Friedrichstraße


© Jürgen Nefzger, Sulden Glacier, Italy, C-Print, 2008