MANUEL STEHLI @ Studio Picknick Berlin

Speak, you too, speak as the last one, have your say. Speak – But do not separate the no from the yes. Give your saying also meaning: give it its shadow. – Paul Celan, Speak, You, too (1955) “Opposite” is how one describes a relationship…

The Chasm @ organized by Yves-Michele Saß

Aline Bouvy, Viktor Timofeev, Stefan Fuchs, Ivan Pérard, Aniara Omann, Jannis Marwitz, Minda Andrén, Elisabeth von Samsonow, Lu Yang, Laurence Sturla, Yein Lee, Arik Brauer The Chasm takes imagination as a general context in which to examine artistic practices that are interested in pre-modern myths…

La Première @ Sans titre (2016)

Puss in boots, Ludwig Tieck, 1797 Prologue The scene is laid in the pit. The candles have been lit; the musicians are gathered in the orchestra. The theatre is full; there is a bedlam of chatter; more members of the audience are arriving; several are…

Artistic Intelligence @ Kunstverein Hannover

Sougwen Chung, Sofia Crespo, Harun Farocki, Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven, Mario Klingemann, Helen Knowles, Matthew Plummer-Fernandez, Anna Ridler, Arcangelo Sassolino, Miao Ying, Julia Żabowska „Artificial intelligence“ has become a keyword for technical progress and vague threat scenarios alike. Artistic engagement with this topic began in the…

Julian-Jakob Kneer – ornament sublime

They stand in the space, in a garden of impenetrable shadow and hard light, fatal to the charm exuded by the life of flowers, with discretely encrusted diamonds and strings or rings or chains or crowns of thick pearls enclosing their swelling and stretching bodies,…

Sydney Shen – Every Good Boy Does Fine

www.kunst-dokumentation.com “Toilets in modern water closets rise up from the floor like water lilies. The architect does all he can to make the body forget how paltry it is, and to make man ignore what happens to his intestinal wastes after the water from the…

Maximilian Rödel – FORTUNATOR @ fiebach, minninger

Pictures by Alexander Boehle PhotoProduction Maximilian Rödels solo exhibition at fiebach, minninger bears the title FORTUNATOR and is accompanied by a watercolor paperwork. The artists watercolor shows the cartoon character „Roger“ from the American television cartoon „American Dad“. Roger is an eccentric, gender-neutral alien who…

Elke Silvia Krystufek 30 Years – No Overview

Elke Silvia Krystufek’s first solo exhibition at the gallery titled 30 Years – No Overview comprises mainly new works, while a few pieces draw a line back to the beginning of the artist’s career around 30 years ago. The new works on view display a…

Ani Schulze – Artothek – Raum für junge Kunst, Köln

Von Limbo tanzenden Versprechen  Die von Ani Schulze für die Artothek – Raum für junge Kunst  entworfene Installation „7 Follies“ integriert sich spielerisch in die Ebenen der 1950er-Jahre Architektur und entfaltet einen weitläufigen, ineinandergreifenden Parcours. Auf der umlaufenden Empore liegt ein großes, ausgestopftes Objekt, das…

Peter Mertes Stipendium 2018: Robert Brambora, Stefani Glauber

Das Peter Mertes Stipendium vergibt jährlich 12 000 € und ist seit seiner erstmaligen Auslobung 1985 eine der renommiertesten Auszeichnungen für junge KünstlerInnen im Rheinland. Zu den ehemaligen StipendiatInnen zählen unter anderem Monika Baer (1998), Matti Braun (1999), Thea Djordjadze (2001), Carsten Höller (1995), Friedrich…

Ein Gespräch mit Bruno Mokross

Lieber Bruno, du studierst aktuell an der Akademie der bildenden Künste in Wien in der Bildhauerei-Klasse von Dr. Julian Göthe. Neben eigenen Ausstellungen organisierst du vor allem im Raum Wien viele Shows, u. a. als Gründer des Ausstellungsraums Pina, den du gemeinsam mit Edin Zenun…

Who gets to make art for the Jewish Museum?

When Mischa Kuball got invited to create an artwork for the Jewish Museum Berlin (JMB) he was surprised. But why would a renowned German artist who’s been making conceptual art since 1977 be surprised with another light and sound commission? “I thought maybe they asked…