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Welcome to »Burg On Air«. Daily streams featuring artist talks, design graduates, maker stories and a bit of music will get you closer to the people and projects from that favourite place on earth we call BURG.

This year’s exhibition brings together the art and design work of recent graduates featuring tangible products, augmented realities, fashion design, photography installations, textile arts and design, crafted jewellery and new ways of manufacturing reflecting the diversity of our art and design departments.

»Burg On Air« is a podcast programme developed to turn your virtual visit into a real auditory experience. During nine days, we broadcast from the Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Halle, a place we call BURG. In times of social distancing probably as close as we can get.

Sat 17 Oct: Burg Tour - exploring the art and design campus
Sun 18 Oct: The Graduate Show - featuring our students final projects
Mon 19 Oct: Lockdown Semester Recap - how to survive at home
Tue 20 Oct: Surprise, Surprise - an audible goodie bag
Wed 21 Oct: Interviews with our Master Students - before, during and after the thesis
Thu 22 Oct: Touch Me! - music for the new intimacy
Fri 23 Oct: What about Fiffy? - visiting our BurgLabs
Sat 24 Oct: Grassimesse - a visit at another design fair
Sun 25 Oct: De:Bug Podcast - translated by AI

»Enjoy the podcasts (below) published daily at 9:00 am«

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Burg Giebichenstein University Halle

Founded in 1915, the Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Halle offers excellent educational and study conditions for over 1,000 students. Visionary thinking and design are promoted in more than 20 fields of study, as is the development of practical professional skills. The BURG explores the tension between practice and research and is networked with numerous institutions and research centres. Thinking and working across genres is encouraged by a broad-based basic education.