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CineMare – Best of International Ocean Film Festival Kiel
The Ocean has inspired artists ever since. From the inside of a ship, curious accidents in the harbour in the morning to the everyday life on the sea side: Cinemare, the International Ocean Film Festival Kiel presents a great variety of maritime film making. The Best of Short Film Selection will exclusively be shown at the Interfilm Berlin.

The CineMare Curators Till Dietsche and Korina Gutsche will welcome you to this ocean packed evening.
Film Programm

Digital Art Exhibition | OCEAN Contemporary

Art Objective invites the viewers to discover new horizons in contemporary art.  International artists present their perspectives of our ‚Blue Planet‘. The artworks will be shown as a digital exhibition displayed on the theatre screen.

The Ocean Mind Foundation will show their impressive video installation ‚The dancing Whales‘.

Monika Funke Stern | GER / UKR
Heiko Hellwig & Juliane Spitta
 | GER
Pamela Longobardi | USA
Gerhard Mantz | GER
Renata Poljak | HRV
Susana Sanromán | ES / UK
Ulf Saupe | GER

Party Mare 

DJ Pogodina will make the oceans danceable and provide the matching oceanic surf soundtrack.

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Further Projects

Corinna Rosteck – Roosevelt

Bitter Water

The group exhibition “Bitter Water” presents positions of international artists tracing the inspirational power of the element water and reviewing its’ existential importance. The exhibition was organised in cooperation with the art initiative On Water and the Reederei Riedel GmbH with the objective of shaping the debate on water and setting critical impulses.

Vortragsabend OCEAN Contemporary ©

Lecture Evening “Whales in Mind”

As part of the exhibition “Tension Test. OCEAN CONTEMPORARY #1” at the GEDOK Gallery Berlin, we spoke with art historian Prof. Dr. Ingeborg Reichle from the Humboldt University of Berlin and filmmaker Daniel Opitz from the OCEAN MIND FOUNDATION, Kiel, on the themes of ‘ocean’ and the various aesthetic strategies used to communicate about it.

Sailing Journal Cover

Plastic Pollution

We presented these contemporary views in an article for the Sailing Journal. We are taking a closer look at the positions of contemporary art focusing on the plastic pollutions of the ocean.

Thorsten Fuchs – Pattern

OCEAN Art Column

The aim is to communicate new perspectives of contemporary art to a wide audience and therefore to make a contribution to the current social discourse. In addition an exclusive limited edition as a Fine Art Print is offered by the artist.


CONTEMPORARY OCEAN VIDEO ART FILMS – International artists present new perspective on our »Blue Planet«. Their works open room for dialogue, surprise and irritate the viewer. The Video Art Section is curated by Katja Vedder and presented at the 3. CINEMARE Int’l Ocean Film Festival.

OCEAN Contemporary © - Flyer

Tension Test

For a community of artist and art promoters, eV Berlin, we designed the group exhibition “Tension Test. OCEAN Contemporary #1.” Included were fifteen contemporary artists and their views on the theme of “The Ocean Today”, realized in a variety of artistic mediums.

Lisa Hoffmann – Meersucht

German Ocean Foundation – Open Day of the German Government

The curator Katja Vedder is an expert for contemporary art, that focuses on the themes of ocean and water. For the ‘Open Day’ she has brought together two artists to show their work to the public.

OCEAN Contemporary © Catalogue

The catalogue presents the work of 15 contemporary artists who share their views of the ocean as an endangered landscape and ecosystem, a habitat, as mythology, as a scientific subject of research and a target for political and monetary strategies.

OPEN CALL – OCEAN Art Films 2019 @ CineMare Int’l Ocean FilmFestival

In collaboration with the CineMare Int’l Ocean Film Festival Germany we invite artists for the third time to present their ocean themed art short films as part of the film festival.

The aim of the project is to stimulate contemplation on and responsibility for our oceans through the medium of contemporary art. By shaping the visual dialogue artists create new perspectives on global topics, open room for dialogue as well as communicating universal values concerning our Blue Planet.