The ifa exhibition year opens in Stuttgart with the first retrospective show in Germany of works by Ethiopian photographer Johannes Haile (1927–2016). In 1962, Haile documented divided Germany in photographs. In Berlin, the exhibition 'In the Carpet' looks at relations between art and the crafts in rugs and carpets from Morocco and the Bauhaus period. In spring, Stuttgart will be focusing on 'A World in the City. Zoological and Botanic Gardens'. Students at the Stuttgart Academy of Fine Arts will be creating their own works in reference to this exhibition, exploring the theme of enacted nature. The year will close with the renowned Indian firm of architects Studio Mumbai in the exhibition 'Between the Sun and the Moon'.