Bora Akinciturk – But first, Coffee!

Rolling up a €10 bill to snort a €5 line of yellow powder to feel more awake for 20 minutes Shaky hands pouring coffee into a mug with the phrase I hate Mondays inscribed on the side The shakes kinda aid in faster typing clackclackclack…

Alice Peragine – I Am Here to Protect You

Pictures by Helge Mundt In her solo exhibition “I Am Here to Protect You”, the German-American artist Alice Peragine, one of the winners of the 2020 Villa Romana fellowship, presents the fruits of her collaboration with the Institute of Lightweight Engineering and Polymer Technology (ILK)…

Édouard Nardon – Blue Pruno Blue

Pictures by Marco Vignati Édouard Nardon’s work is solidified through a process of ennobling personal allegories on the border between the ancestral and the imaginary. Through sculptures and paintings, he loads the matter with emotional meaning and apparent carelessness and, by allowing his work to…

Emily Jones @ Pina, Vienna

Pictures by Maximilian Anelli-Monti   Emily Jones All god’s children could be led astray the “twist” of the phrase comes from the counterposition of “hell,” the locus of absolute evil, with the fairly mundane (and mild by comparison) inconvenience of “high water.” Although the top…

CURSED IMAGES curated by Ed Fornieles

Pictures by Mario Ilic & Björn Segschneider John Bock, Doug Bressler, Chris Burden, VALIE EXPORT, Ann Hirsch, Joey Holder, Rachel Maclean, Otto Muehl, Hermann Nitsch, Puppies Puppies, Rudolf Schwarzkogler, Omsk Social Club, Tommy Turner, Anna Uddenberg, David Wojnarowicz, Issy Wood, Katerina Zbortkova The exhibition is…

Seeds of Caelum @ Berlin Botanical Garden

Kristina Bekker, Marek Delong & Anna Slama, Ville Kallio, Maren Karlson, Alexandra Koumantaki, Katja Novitskova, Tea Strazicic, Yannis Voulgaris Curated by Christina Gigliotti Pictures by Alexandra Koumantaki Seeds of Caelum Spring was arriving slowly in Berlin this year and we were getting restless. In April, winter’s…

Louisa Boeszoermeny @ Weiss, Berlin

Louisa Boeszoermeny’s photographic work comprises elements of documentary and portrait photography as well as still life. In her work, Boeszoermeny examines the diametrically opposed relationship between freedom and security on a socio-political as well as a very personal level. The series The State I Am…

Mary-Audrey Ramirez – KILL THEM ALL AND COME BACK ALONE

Photo Credits: Mary-Audrey Ramirez, KILL THEM ALL AND COME BACK ALONE, exhibition view, 2019, MARTINETZ, Cologne Courtesy: the artist and MARTINETZ, Cologne. Dedication or Hell – there is no other choice; dangers from the depths. The scorpion sits oversized on the bedspread. With open pincers…

Alwin Lay – Prospective #4

Alwin Lay offers a language of images with its own logic, opening up a different perspective on the relationship between us and that which surrounds us. “I’m interested in what my toaster might be doing when I’m on vacation.” This is the question Alwin Lay…

Textus Ex Machina

Andreas Fogarasi, Alix Marie, Anna Perach, Birke Gorm, Dardan Zhegrova, Emese Benczur, Erin M Riley, Josep Maynou, Julie Béna, Klaas Rommelaere, László feLugossy, Miklós Erdély, Ola Korbańska, Robotto-Ottó Szabó, Tenant Of Culture Pictures by Dávid Biró Questionnaire instead of a long curatorial statement Q1: Have…

Jasmin Werner – unkrautfrei

Pictures by Nick Ash and Alwin Lay Salon Stuttgart is pleased to present unkratufrei by Jasmin Werner. Comprised of sculpture and collage works in a domestic environment, unkrautfrei ploughs a line through contemporary quests for status and self-realisation. The exhibition is anchored by two ploughing…

Julia Phillips: Fake Truth @ Kunstverein Braunschweig

Pictures by Stefan Stark In ihrer künstlerischen Praxis beschäftigt sich Julia Phillips im Kontext von Psychoanalyse, Gender- und Postkolonial-Diskursen mit komplexen Subjekt-Objekt-Relationen und herrschenden Machtverhältnissen. Ausgangspunkt ist dabei der eigene Körper, der metaphorisch für die Untersuchung zwischenmenschlicher intimer Beziehungen sowie gesamtgesellschaftlicher Missstände herangezogen wird. In…

Shannon Bool: House of Oblivion @ Kunstverein Braunschweig

Pictures by Stefan Stark House of Oblivion im Kunstverein Braunschweig ist die bislang umfangreichste Ausstellung von Shannon Bool überhaupt. Bool untersucht die Bedeutung des Blicks. Dabei verfolgt sie eine vielgestaltige künstlerische Praxis, die Teppiche, Fotogramme, Skulpturen, Installationen und Malerei umfasst. Sie kombiniert Medien der bildenden…

Ludovic Beillard – les jours tranquilles

Plop, plop … Stairs punctuate space, they support only themselves or the weight of dreams. Fragile and disproportionate, they are perhaps also what connects the world of Ludovic Beillard and ours. Plop, plop … The sculptures invoke an esoteric architecture, fantasized to emphasize a world…

Kreislaufprobleme @ Croy Nielsen

Leda Bourgogne, Liz Craft, Liz Magor, Stuart Middleton, Ser Serpas, Angharad Williams Curated by Anna Gritz as part of ‚curated by‘ – the gallery festival with international curators in Vienna. The severity of some consequences can take us by surprise, as Rita Valencia’s protagonist learns…

Diamond Stingily – Wall Sits

Installationsansicht/ installation view of Doing the best I Can, 2019 at The Wattis Institute, 2019; courtesy die/ the Künstlerin/ artist; Queer thoughts, New York; Fotografie/ photography: Margaritas Platis Diamond Stingily (geb. 1990 in Chicago) arbeitet zu Materialität und Mythologie von Identität und sozialer Klasse. Anhand…