The multifaceted, multilocal project Women on Aeroplanes, agency for travelling thoughts and ideas, is curated by Annett Busch, Marie-Hélène Gutberlet and Magda Lipska, in collaboration with the Otolith Collective and coproduced by Iwalewahaus, University Bayreuth (2017-2019).

Each stopover has been carried out in collaboration with various local partners.

Trondheim (September 2021-January 2022)

The first series of Transversal Evening Classes, SLOW EDUCATION, was curated by Annett Busch and Prerna Bishnoi, realised in collaboration with Trondheim folkebibliotek, Stian Stakset, and funded by Trondheim Kommune, Kulturrådet/Arts Council Norway and DARIAH. Design Prerna Bishnoi, web design/documentation Annett Busch. 

Johannesburg (June 19-28, 2020)

The Public Hearings Online Festival—was curated by Annett Busch and Marie-Hélène Gutberlet, and has been co-funded and co-produced by Goethe-Institut Johannesburg. A special thank you to Asma Diakitéhead of cultural programs for sub-Saharan Africa at the Goethe-Institut South Africa, and Cara Snyman.

Frankfurt/Main (June 6-30, 2019)

The exhibition and gathering Zwischenlandung/Stopover at TOR-art space was curated by Marie-Hélène Gutberlet and Annett Busch, co-realised by Janusch Ertler, Patrick Keaveny and Theresa Kampmeier, with substantial support by Keno Hardt. Tireless communication and mediation by Esther Poppe. Delicious food was provided by Hocine Bouhlou, Janusch Ertler and Marie-Hélène Gutberlet, Max Koscher Deli and mehlwassersalz.

Warsaw (26 October 2018 – 03 February 2019)

The exhibition Niepodległe: Women, Independence and National Discourse at the Museum of Modern Art Warsaw was curated by Magda Lipska. See complete colophon here.

London (3 October 2018 – 26 January 2019)

The exhibition and public program in London at The Showroom was curated by Emily Pethick and Elvira Dyangani Ose with The Otolith Collective (Kodwo Eshun, Anjalika Sagar and Hannah Liley),  assisted by Lily Hall.

Bayreuth (June - December 2018)

Resonate, together with Nadine Siegert, Lena Neumann, Felicia Nitsche and Ulf Vierke at  Iwalewahaus, University Bayreuth. 

Lagos (23—26 May, 2018)

Search, Research, together with Bisi Silva and Iheanyi Onwuegbucha at the Centre for Contemporary Art. Co-organised by ....

Berlin (November 30 – December 3, 2017)

Editing Room, together with Alya Sebti at ifa-Galerie Berlin. Co-realised by Ev Fischer, Matthias Merker, Morgan Lacroix and Bert Günther. Delicious food was provided by Regina Sarreiter und Elsa de Syenes. 


Including posters and Inflight Magazines by very / Alexandra Papadopoulou and Marie Schopmann

Inflight Magazines

are edited by Annett Busch and Marie-Hélène Gutberlet. # 4 co-edited by Michael C.Vazquez. Proofreading: Prerna Bishnoi. Find complete colophons of each issue in the magazines. 

Download and pdf distribution here and via library stackPaper copies can be found in the following librariesGoethe-Institut Johannesburg, 119 Jan Smuts Ave, Parkwood 2193 // Goethe-Institut Kigali, 13, Avenue Paul VI/KN 27 Street Kiyovu // Iriba Centre for Multimedia Heritage, 9 KN 78 St, Kigali // Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach am Main, Schlossstraße 31, 63065 Offenbach/M // Deutsche Nationalbibliothek, Frankfurt/Main, Adickesallee 1 // The Showroom, 63 Penfold Street, London NW8 8PQ //

And can be bought in the following book shopsHobscotch Reading Room, Kurfürstenstraße 14/Haus B, 10785 Berlin // pro qm, Almstadtstr. 48, 10119 Berlin


The project Women on Aeroplanes has been funded by TURN / German Federal Cultural Foundation until 2020.