Postcards from GRASSI Museum für Völkerkunde zu Leipzig

    All images: © Sophia Kesting Initiiert von Nanette Snoep und Benjamin Meyer-Krahmer Kuratorisches Team Benjamin Meyer-Krahmer Clemens von Wedemeyer Anke Dyes Anna Jehle Mit Arbeiten von Rebekka Bauer Juliane Bülow Jamal Cazaré Cora Czarnecki Juanzi Cheng Julia Dubsky Charlotte Eifler Katrin Eßer Philp…

January Blues

“Blue pencils, blue noses, blue movies, laws, blue legs and stockings, the language of birds, bees, and flowers as sung by longshoremen, that lead-like look the skin has when affected by cold, contusion, sickness, fear; the rotten rum or gin they call blue ruin and…

Waldemar Zimbelmann

Spätestens seit Sartres ‚Das Sein und das Nichts‘ weiß man, dass die Dinge niemals vollständig wahrgenommen werden können, sondern immer nur in fragmentarischen Ausschnitten und Abschattungen. Der Grund dafür liegt in der Perspektivität der persönlichen Erfahrung und in der Begrenztheit der menschlichen Existenz an sich.…

Antoine Donzeaud

I had no expectations about my time in Vilnius. I wasn’t sure what would come out of it or if I’d be able to produce anything. All I brought was a video camera. I knew about the cold and the snow. I found a building…

PAKUI HARDWARE

This show can be seen as a cube. Not a very large one. Part of it is immersed under the crust of earth, beneath the ocean’s floor; the other part is filled with water of extreme cold. And there is a chunk of a fat…

Sydney @ Redleaf Pool curated by Conor O’Shea

Martyn Reynolds Hany Armanious Quintessa Matranga Sofia Leiby Travess Smalley Sydney Shen Adriana Ramić Hilarie Mais Viktor Timofeev Sydney’s first offsite exhibition, nine artist’s works interact with the setting of Redleaf Pool in Sydney’s harbor. This unique Sydney landmark hosts these specific objects in a…

monCHERI „OVER AND UNDER“ by Louisa Gagliardi

Before applying his cutouts to the support, namely paper or canvas, Henri Matisse pinned them on his studio walls. The pins served as holders for the pieces of cut paper. But most importantly they allowed the cutouts to maintain a tentative and contingent character, therefore…

Jesse Wine

‘Wonderful Audience Member’ is about being open to the individual member of the audience that is invited to consider their own perceptions as legitimate as the examples they see in front of them. The audience member is thus unpinned from an amorphous entity and detached…

Anna Sagström

Consider the labor entailed when the goal was to gain mastery of all surfaces; for no one thing is like another. – Rainer Maria Rilke Embroideries of macro and micro, surfaces on polished du Paquier porcelain. What appears is a genealogy of labor, a grid…

Postcards from LA

                        BOLD ROOM LA BOLD BERLIN  German Consulate General Los Angeles All images: © Randon Vannucchi

Babes@LOTTE

  When the sun shine, we shine together Told you I‘ll be here forever Said I‘ll always be your friend Took an oath, I‘ma stick it out to the end Now that it‘s raining more than ever Know that we‘ll still have each other You…

“ cropped&reloaded “ by TILO&TONI.

cropped&reloaded The theoretical topic of TILO&TONI is the image. We deal with basic questions such as: where do the images come from, which „looks“ are popular, which pathos formulas appear time and again, what manners of use of images exist, how do amateurs treat images…

GEORGE HENRY LONGLY

George Henry Longly’s new exhibition at Valentin, The Smile of a Snake, takes its name from a language tutorial emphasising the pronunciation of the letter “s”. A phonetic exercise forlearning English as a foreign language it also highlights problems withthe physical materialisation of language. A…

Sebastian Burger

The exhibition Birth of Serpents presents new works by Sebastian Burger, produced over the past year. The title comes from the eponymous 2011 song by the American band The Mountain Goats. The lyrics of the song speak of the quest for memories, delving into one’s…