Thematic Exhibition on the GOLEM
in the Jewish Museum Berlin
September 23, 2016, to January 29, 2017
The Jewish Museum Berlin will be opening a major exhibition on theGOLEM on September 22. The myth of someone who can create artificial life is the focus of this extensive thematic exhibition. To this day, this well-known legendary Jewish figure continues to inspire generations of artists and writers. Whether as homunculi, cyborgs, robots, or androids: the golem is presented in the exhibition from its creation from a ritual in Jewish mysticism through to popular narrative material in film and literature and its continuation in artistic and digital worlds.