Places and hearts – #6 Ashley Berlin

Ashley Berlin is an exhibition space and residency for emerging local and international artists in Berlin, Germany, focused on fostering contemporary art dialogues between Canada and Germany within an international context. Since 2013, Ashley holds six exhibitions per year, maintaining a diverse program that works…

Basel Blörb #5 by Karim Crippa

On Thursday, I took a break from the cavernous halls of Art Basel and started my day visiting what turned out to be a great group show at Kunsthalle, titled “Ungestalt”. Superb works by the likes of Michaela Eichwald, Pakui Hardware and Olga Balema proved…

Basel Blörb #4 by Karim Crippa

Shlepping around a severe hangover, I spent yesterday in an odd limbo, not quite sure about what to do. I first went back to Art Basel to check out things I had missed and talk with the ladies from Luxembourg & Dayan, whose attitude was…

Basel Blörb #3 by Karim Crippa

This week’s most relevant event took place yesterday: the First Choice VIP Preview of Art Basel. To be clear: I myself am neither first choice, nor a VIP, but Exhibitionary co-founder Jan Winkelmann is, and since he’s also a friendly guy, he ushered me in…

Basel Blörb #2 by Karim Crippa

“The game is on” I thought as I was shoved down the stairs of Liste, sweating through my sportswear. Art Basel’s satellite fair was the first thing I saw upon arriving; unusually high temperatures and large crowds made navigating the twisted building in which it…

Basel Blörb #1 by Karim Crippa

Every year in June, an avalanche of carefully curated instagram posts informing you of a booth number, an artist list or an unmissable talk moderated by someone who writes for artforum marks the inevitable return of the art world’s pendant to the Davos Economic Forum:…

Minda Andrén @ Zeller van Almsick, Vienna

With the solo exhibition ‘Cuirass’, Zeller van Almsick is pleased to present new paintings and an installation by Minda Andrén. The exhibition title ‘Cuirass’ has its origin in the French cuirasse for leather armor (cuir = leather), the definition for armoring of the chest area.…

Olaf Metzel „Plattenbau“ – Rückblick von Laura Helena Wurth

Wie zufällige Ansammlungen von Metallschrott befinden sich Metzel’s dreidimensionale Arbeiten, auf den ersten Blick, in der Galerie Wentrup. Sie wirken scharfkantig, bruchstückhaft. Metzel zwingt, durch die Deformierung seiner Gebilde, von ausgetrampelten Pfaden abzuweichen und neue Wege der Betrachtung und Einordnung zu gehen. Seine sehr präzisen…

Amazing girls / It’s complicated, Kevin Space Vienna

With works by Minda Andrén, Zuzanna Czebatul, Karoline Dausien, Pablo Ehmer, Justin Fitzpatrick, Sophie Gogl, Megan Rooney, Chloe Seibert, Tamuna Sirbiladze, Sofia Stevi, Urara Tsuchiya and Alison Veit My body moves through spaces, not private or public, but flushed with surges of signs emptied out…

Tiril Hasselknippe ‚Queens of the Tear Duct‘

It’s been seven days now, a group of three women trudged along empty, deserted highways, a scene suggesting they are the lone survivors of beloved planet earth and the protagonists of this awkward scenario. They were cold and hungry yet in the face of their…

GINA FOLLY | Temporarily Unavailable

  GINA FOLLY Temporarily Unavailable April 27 – June 24 2017 For several years now, Gina Folly‘s work has been devoted to the effects of cultural and social changes on the everyday realities, habits, and self-conception of the individual. While in her previous works, Folly…

Book launch: Californication by Magdalena Kita

This was an event to mark the debut of ‚Californication‘, the first major book by Magdalena Kita, published by Snoeck Verlag, Cologne. The programme was presented in a ‚talk show‘ format, with panel interviews of the book’s contributors and a performance display of Kita’s work.…

Delicious Instagram #2

KubaParis hat momentan 7086 Instagram Follower. Ein täglich wachsendes Netzwerk. Es wird Zeit, dass wir uns dieser Plattform für Kunst widmen. Heute stellen wir Euch weitere Instagram Highlights vor. Delicious Instagram #2 Images courtesy of @Umut Yasat   Images courtesy of @Isis Minou Maakestad   Images courtesy of @Tonus…

Nemo Nonnenmacher – „Prototypen“

Als Prototyp versteht man traditionellerweise eine Vorab-Version. Ein technisches Modell, welches zwar voll funktionsfähig ist, aber dennoch in vereinfachter Form ausgeführt wurde. Es simuliert die Realität des wirklichen Gegenstandes. An ihm werden ästhetische Vorstellungen materialisiert und Funktionsweisen erprobt und geprüft. Prototypen lautet auch der Titel…