Lisa Tiemann – alongside outside

The title of the exhibition alongside outside can be translated to the German in the literal sense of “entlang des Äußeren” and also as a description of Lisa Tiemann’s artistic practice. A form’s detours and borders carry with them the question of whether the contours…

ANGELIKA LODERER – Quiet Fonts

Writing about my friend Angelika Loderer’s work, I began digging for one photo that immediately came to mind, one that would anchor my story in a context critical to each of our creative processes, though particularly to hers. It was from 2006 and showed us,…

Minopolis (Die Stadt der Kinder)

»Ruinen leben länger, denn sie implizieren den Verzicht auf Intigrität. Das überhaupt ist Merkmal alles Lebendigen: Intigritätsverzicht, die Bereitschaft, wie die Kapazität, sich über sich hinaus auszudehnen, sich in sich zu verkrichen, die eigenen Grenzen verletzen, sie zu redefenieren.« (Marcus Steinweg, Die kritische Stadt, 2017)…

Das Duell – Okka-Esther Hungerbühler

In Mary Shelley’s 19th century novel Frankenstein, a man tries to play God (or a woman) and creates his own child. It’s a story about the dangers in subverting nature and the wrath of the unloved child (Frankenstein’s monster) and his unloving parent (Viktor Frankenstein,…

Alona Rodeh – The Runner (Live)

Sculpture, video, photography, sound and light, performance, installation, stage design, music and dance productions – the artistic forms of expression of Alona Rodeh (b. 1979 in Israel, lives and works in Tel Aviv and Berlin) reflect the current, open field of discourse in the fine…

Drifting in digital purgatory with Omsk Social Club

In​ ​her​ ​latest​ ​exhibition​ ​‘Traction​ ​Flesh-Hold’​ ​at​ ​Exgirlfriend,​ ​post-human​ ​Omsk Social​ ​Club​ ​(alter-ego​ ​of​ ​Penny​ ​Rafferty)​ ​shifts​ ​a​ ​gallery​ ​space​ ​seamlessly​ ​from white​ ​cube​ ​to​ ​stage​ ​to​ ​ego-death-platform​ ​and​ ​back​ ​again. Unlike​ ​the​ ​previous​ ​work​ ​I​ ​have​ ​seen​ ​of​ ​Omsk​ ​Social​ ​Club,​ ​there​ ​are​ ​no​…

Justyna Wierzchowiecka at Komplot, Brussels

On the occasion of her solo exhibition, Justyna Wierzchowiecka converted partially her apartment into an atelier to make her own interpretation of bas-relief by Jef Lambeaux featuring a scene of ‘Human Passions’ produced between 1886 and 1898, now on display in a classicist tempietto pavilion…

Marian Luft at BSMNT

no no difficult decisions run run ruin thi‘ is free free free free the e–nergy toooo ́ the irony, huh? my freedom to enjoy oh oh its fucking distusting (damn damn) oh i am free right here oh one two three oh so free here…

Emir Šehanović @ Laufer || Eugster

Since his first solo exhibition in Belgrade (Subuhum Kudusum Veruhum at the U10 gallery in 2013), Emir Šehanović has taken a diligent and well thought-out approach to his work in the field of fine art. Naturally transitioning and moving between mediums and motives he is…

Max Frisinger, Felix Oehmann at Galerie Gisela Clement

Die Galerie Gisela Clement freut sich, neue Arbeiten von Max Frisinger und Felix Oehmann zu präsentieren. Die Bildhauer Max Frisinger, geboren 1980 in Bremen, Felix Oehmann, geboren 1985 in Heidelberg, leben und arbeiten in Berlin. Aus der morbiden Masse von Sperrmüll, Schrott oder gebrauchtem Baustellenmaterial…

Jonny Niesche – ‘Cracked actor’

Peter von Kant is very pleased to announce ‘Cracked actor,’ the first UK solo show by Australian artist Jonny Niesche. ‘Cracked Actor’ is a musical piece written by David Bowie, the fifth track of the 1973 ‘Aladdin Sane’ album, written and composed in 1972 –…

Places and hearts – #9 Damien and the love guru, Brussels

Damien and the love guru is a Brussels-based curatorial field of experimentation in contemporary art with an anthropological twist. It is currently functioning as an art space staging compelling and non-conventional exhibitions by emerging artists. Our mission is to activate immersions in and critical approaches…

CORE​ ​REMISSION

anon:​ ​abstraction​ ​is​ ​an​ ​objective​ ​for​ ​life​ ​patterning anon:​ ​production​ ​is​ ​what​ ​oils​ ​the​ ​gesture​ ​of​ ​the​ ​social anon:​ ​YOLO​ ​<3 *** Abstraction​ ​as​ ​a​ ​hyper​ ​material​ ​enables​ ​a​ ​meta​ ​existence​ ​of​ ​motion,​ ​CORE​ ​REMISSION​ ​will unpack​ ​this​ ​notion​ ​through​ ​the​ ​mediums​ ​of​ ​painting​ ​and​…

apposite at Kosmetiksalon Babette

Karl-Marx-Allee 36, 10178 Berlin with: Katie Armstrong, Olivia Bax, Harm van den Dorpel, Ella Goerner, Miriam Jonas, Alex Lebus, Sarah Rosengarten, Manuel Roßner, Cosima Tribukeit, Andrea Winkler, Michaela Zimmer Going to an amusement park as much as not going requires several steps, levels and preconditions…

Outplaying the Theory

On June 2, 2017, artist OMSK Social Club organized a larp – Live Action Role Play – as the main element of her exhibition “Deep Intimacy” at Gold + Beton in Cologne, Germany. OMSK Social Club is an artist, writer and theorist based in Berlin.…

#magazinelove #02 – THIS IS BADLAND Magazine

THIS IS BADLAND is a new biannual magazine based out of Berlin that takes its Balkan roots as a starting point to mine cross-cultural connections and initiate new dialogues. Driven by a desire to veer away from any homogenous understanding of reality the magazine celebrates…

Kunstverein St. Pauli – Parkplatztreffen 3

by Anna Sabrina Schmiid (transl. by Maxi Lengger) 14th floor, the top. Best view. Panorama. In a matter of seconds, a damaged elevator had snatched me and my emotional hangover from last night’s wedding out of the bustling shopping hell and the lure of the…

ELIF SAYDAM – NO R.E.M.

The car was the first thing I saw. It read like a half eaten sentence, filling a residential sidewalk with bumper hanging. It was expensive, matte gray, out of place, as if it had snaked its way through incomes not its own and here was…

Geht wählen!

Liebe Freunde und Kollegen, es besteht die reale Gefahr, dass viele Menschen am 24. September zu Hause bleiben, weil sie glauben, das Wahlergebnis bereits zu kennen. Die Mitte der Gesellschaft wähnt sich in Sicherheit, während die AfD für die letzten Tage des Wahlkampfes eine massive…

Sylbee Kim: The Red Liquid and Narcissus

The Red Liquid and Narcissus draws an imaginary line between plutocracy and narcissism. The exhibition visualizes different parallels – in space, through mirroring and framing physical elements; in time, reflecting on the historical events that grounded our present, and in the body, exploring the flesh…

Raphael Sbrzesny @ PiK – Projektraum im KunstWerk

PiK präsentiert vom 02.09.–23.09.2017 die Einzelausstellung „Hunde welche die bellen beissen nicht“ von Raphael Sbrzesny. Der zuletzt mit dem renommierten Karl Schmidt- Rottluff Stipendium ausgezeichnete bildende Künstler, Performer und klassisch ausgebildete Musiker Raphael Sbrzesny (* 1985 in Oberndorf a.N.) entwirft im PiK unterschiedliche Figuren mit…

RONA KOBEL | Beasts within clocks

Confusions, turmoil, inner strife x dream, reality, fiction The nucleus / starting point of Rona Kobel’s solo show at Studio Picknick for Berlin Art Week 2017 is her photographic work “Musical Night“ (2016), here brought to life and manifested in a bespoke spatial installation devised…

Ein Bucket Flowers – Dennis Buck

Ein Bucket Flowers Dennis Buck Zwei Sieben @ Luis Leu, Karlsruhe   Fett hervorstehende Buchstaben, mit Silikon auf Buchbindeleinen aufgetragen, kündigen auf Poster Proposal I – III, die Ausstellung an. Nüchtern nennen sie Eckdaten. In direktem Bezug zu ihrer eigenen Zeitlichkeit stellen diese Bilder eine…

Julia Weißenberg – DIAMONDS

„Ich mache mir erst Sorgen, wenn ich nicht mehr kopiert werde.“ (Phoebe Philo, Céline) *** Mit welcher Art Objekt haben wir es zu tun, wenn sich die Kopie weder in ihrer Materialität noch ihrer Funktion und ihrem Aussehen von dem Original unterscheidet und es lediglich…

Places and hearts – #8 Altan, Vestfossen

Altan is a project space situated on a balcony at Arena Vestfossen. Established in 2017 by Kenneth Alme. Kenneth Alme is an artist and lives and works in Oslo and Vestfossen. KubaParis Is “home” the place where you’ve been born? Kenneth Alme Home is where…

Art Week 2017 – Recommendations

11.9. 1. Apposite at Kosmetiksalon Babette 2. Berlin Masters 2017 Eröffnung & Preisverleihung 12.9. 1. Opening: Rona Kobel | Beasts within clocks 2. Ursus Olfaciens – Sarah Ancelle Schönfeld und Reto Pulfer 3. Opening Re: Imagining Europe 4. Camping at Grisebach, Klasse Thomas Zipp 5.…