Discussions with participating artists take place every day at 6 pm in the Lichtsaal.

- the Istanbul-based platform for the exchange of knowledge and socially engaged art practices accompanies the Herbstsalon with texts on the concept of disintegration. The programme also includes a discussion with the Center for Political Beauty as well as a public forum about Monument by Manaf Halbouni. In addition to this discourse series in the Lichtsaal, in the Kronprinzenpalais there are formats in the Клуб Активистки / Activist’s Club, an installation by Chto Delat, as well as fireside chats with students from the Bauhaus University Weimar.