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Multidisciplinary artist Perel invites visitors into a choreographed encounter with queer/disability history under the Nazi Reich, into a ritual honoring queer/disabled icons: artist Lorenza Böttner, performer/choreographer Raimund Hoghe, and writer Audre Lorde, as well as some living icons.

Ausstellungsraum im Schwulen Museum mit zwei Besuchenden
Ausstellungsraum im Schwulen Museum mit zwei Besuchenden © visitBerlin, Foto Dirk Mathesius

Perel is a multidisciplinary artist whose work is centered on disability and queerness as they relate to care, consent, sexuality, and personal and historic trauma. Utilizing choreography to examine power exchange between the artist and audience, “Perel is a master at timing, of tension, relief, and intimacy while creating a space of learning and unlearning.” (Victoria DeJaco, Spike Magazine). Perel asks, “How do we move across space and time with respect to our collected histories?” Perel tours and teaches internationally, as a university lecturer and mentor to emerging disabled artists at organizations in New York City and Berlin. They recently received the Disability Futures Fellowship (2020-2022) from United States Artists, and the Ford and Mellon Foundations. 

The wearing of FPP2 masks in the exhibition halls is mandatory. If this is not possible due to access reasons, please inform us before your visit. 

The event will take place in English spoken language.

Entry: 9€, reduced 3€.
Additional information
Price: €9.00

Reduced price: €3.00

Accessibility

Barrier information

Building

The museum can be reached by public transportation (details below).
There is no accessible parking nearby.
There are a few paid parking options in the immediate vicinity.

A step-free entrance is available for all visitors via the courtyard. Please use the open gate to the left of the main entrance. The entrance door to the museum is on the right and will be open.
If you have any problems, please ring the bell or call our contact number: 030 69 59 92 62.

The path into the courtyard is paved.
It has a slight slope of less than 5%.
The entrance is the first door on the right side. Here is the café.
Wheelchairs or walkers can be parked in a guarded area.
The exhibitions, café and library are accessible at ground level or via ramps and elevators.

There are two wheelchair-accessible restrooms with fold-up grab bars.
The movement areas of the toilets are 130 x 150 cm in front of the toilet.
The toilet in the foyer has 70 x 90 cm space to the right of the WC.
The toilet between rooms 3 and 4 has 70 x 90 cm space to the left of the WC.
The doors and passages in the museum are at least 90 cm wide.
Take the elevator to the 1st floor. The elevator door is 90 cm wide and the cabin is 110 x 140 cm deep.
The movement area in front of the elevator is 150 x 130 cm.

Further information

There is a checkroom with lockers.
Assistance dogs may be brought into all rooms.
The entrance is not visually contrasting.
The toilets are all-gender and single cubicles, usable by function.

Interpretation

Information about the exhibitions is available as DGS video.
For Queering the Crip, Cripping the Queer, we offer tours in DGS each month.
Guided tours in DGS can also be booked for groups.
It is possible to book guided tours of all exhibitions in German spoken language with DGS interpretation. There are no additional costs.
Acoustic information is accessible via text in most cases. Information is not available in Braille or Prismatic, but there is an audio guide available and a variety of tactile interpretations of the artworks.
Information is available in plain language.

We strive to be transparent about barrier information and work to continue to reduce them. If you have any tips or questions, please feel free to contact us: kontakt@schwulesmuseum.de or call 030 69 59 90 50

Public transportation

U Nollendorfplatz: U1, U2, U3 & U4, Bus M19, 106 & 187
U Kurfürstenstraße: U1
Lützowstraße/Potsdamer Straße: Bus M48 & M85 Lützowplatz: Bus 100, 106, 187 & M29


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