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This summer UK collective Project Art Works exhibits at documenta fifteen, in Germany, as one of fourteen lumbung members selected by the Artistic Direction ruangrupa. Together with 53 lumbung artists and their invited participants they activate Kassel throughout the 100 days of documenta fifteen.

Project Art Works is delivering a major creative public programme that seeks to raise awareness, change institutional culture and nurture local neurodivergent artists, making them and their artistic contribution visible within this prestigious international contemporary art event Kassel, Germany.


Project Art Works is located at multiple venues: Fridericianum, Stadtmuseum, Hübner-Areal and additionally at Kunsthochschule conducting collaborative residencies prior to and during the 100 days of the exhibition. A new sound installation, exhibition and film by Project Art Works is being screened in the Fridericianum and Stadtmuseum.

Project Art Works has curated an exhibition in the new documenta venue, Hübner-Areal located in the east side of Kassel, in collaboration with supported studio communities located in and around Kassel including Atelier Goldstein, Frankfurt.

Details of our public programme in September can be found here.

Find out more about the festival here.

Find details about the venues and how to find us here.

Download our accessible information about the festival here.

Read the documenta fifteen Easy Read here.

Since October 2021, Project Art Works has had a series of films running in a window in Kassel. The films shows artists/makers from our studio in Hastings working. It gives an introduction to Project Art Works practice and offers a window into the collaborative process in the studio.

In April 2022, Project Art Works took part in a lumbung konteks discussing navigating systems of care with the fellow documenta fifteen collective Trampoline House from Copenhagen. See the discussion below.


documenta fifteen takes place from June 18 to September 25, 2022, under the Artistic Direction of ruangrupa at various venues in Kassel, Germany. The Jakarta-based artists’ collective has built the foundation of documenta’s fifteenth edition on the core values and ideas of lumbung, the Indonesian term for a communal rice barn. lumbung as an artistic and economic model is rooted in principles such as collectivity, communal resource sharing, and equal allocation and is embodied in all parts of the collaboration and the exhibition. lumbung is the concrete practice adopted by ruangrupa and the Artistic Team, lumbung members and lumbung artists and all participants on the path towards documenta fifteen in 2022 and beyond.

documenta fifteen glossary


Read the latest Project Art Works press release about documenta fifteen here.

Image – documenta fifteen: Project Art Works, installation view of documenta fifteen, Fridericianum, June, 2022, photo: Nicolas Wefers


From June 18, 2022
to September 25, 2022

Location: Kassel, Germany