Superfacesurface: Malerei in Berlin #11 Agnes Scherer

The photos give impressions of the exhibition that followed my performance piece „The Teacher“. This performance is centered around a teacher puppet which is operated under great strain by a reclining disciple. Thus, the teacher enters a didactic fury, a kind of hectic dance which…

Oskar Schmidt – Centro

In his book The Black Atlantic, published in 1993, Paul Gilroy describes the emergence of a hybrid „counterculture of modernity“ that is „not specifically African, American, Ca-ribbean, or European, but a combination of all“1. According to Gilroy, the transgression of ethnic and national categories is…

Julian-Jakob Kneer – frottage

29.06. – 18.08.2019 In the lavishly indulgent excess of Rococo with its moodily curved, delicate and yet overbearingly sprawling forms, the ornament begins to devour the image, its essential counterpart, replacing it with ruthless ease. Inevitably, the ornament’s emancipation of its host and serving purpose,…

Markus Liehr – Sotheby’s Series

Markus Liehr / Sotheby’s Series / Open White Gallery The SOTHEBY’S SERIES was created after a month long stay in Los Angeles and Las Vegas -a place where the perception of time, space and value of money quickly becomes blurred. When passing by a Sotheby’s…

Esprit Ecstasy @ HouseFront, Brussels

Benjamin Bernt, Jillian Sieber Esprit Ecstasy The wings grazed the poles, Then I got lost against myself We arrived in a dangerous zone A remote place. On the hood of this silver spirit scout the silver Venus Light veils fly through the outposts Haughty, contemptuous,…

#fauxfacts #fauxhemian #fauxfreckles #fauxfilter

Anetta Mona Chisa & Lucie Tkáčová, Josef Dabernig & Rudolf Prohazka, Melanie Ebenhoch, Barbara Kapusta, Barbara Kleinhamplová, Stanislav Kolíbal, Axel Koschier, Elke Krystufek, Jimena Mendoza, Lukas Thaler, Philipp Timischl, Kateřina Vincourová & Thomas Geiger and Jiří Kovanda Fauxthenticity The Austrian Cultural Forum in Prague and…

The Only Way Down, group show @ A.D., New York

Oscar Bedford, Margaux Dewarrat, Chris Zacher “Ascending” cannot exist without “descending”. The two actions fluctuate and vibrate rapidly back and forth over any span of time. Minor gains are countered by equally minor losses and a tedious balance persists, impeding growth and orientation. Through emotional…

USPS, Petr Strouhal @ Polansky Gallery

In the garden I glimpsed a cheap replica of an ancient statue. The naked woman had bent arms which suddenly ended with wrists. I saw the statue in motion, from the window of a passing tram. For a moment, the statue’s pain seemed real. Amputation…

Morgan Quaintance – Hysteresis

David Dale Gallery is proud to present Hysteresis, the first solo exhibition in Scotland by artist and writer Morgan Quaintance. An installation of three films, each work deals with how past events have impacted, or been occluded from, the UK’s artistic and socio-cultural present. From…

inside out: Städelschule „Air Conditioned“

The filmmaker Sebastian Heindorff captured this years graduates of Städelschule in Frankfurt. Their graduation show takes place at the Städelmuseum, titled „Air Conditioned“, curated by Paula Kommoss and Il-Jin Choi.  Works by: José Montealegre, Kristin Reiman (Opera in the background), Xenia Bond, Sóley Ragnarsdóttir, Max Negrelli, Stian Hansen, Immanuel…

AURA/SOMA pls help

Fenja Cambeis, Béla Feldberg, Moritz Haas, Felix Krapp, Lukas Müller, Kiki Soleil,SOnja Yakovleva AURA/SOMA pls help an invitation by Amanda Weimer „It is not the religious, ritual or explanatory nature of a narrative that makes it a myth, but rather the fact that it belongs…

Sif Itona Westerberg – Fountain

Fountain Sif Itona Westerberg’s first institutional solo show Creatures composed of different animals were once the domain of mythology. Today, such creatures are cultivated by the very same modern science, which systematically has challenged religious worldviews, superstition and the existence of supernatural beings. Chimeras no…