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Tuesday, 20 Jun

Tara Kelton, Still Life with a Curtain, 2015, Detail
Kleine Humboldt Galerie is proud to present Common Ground #3 – Where the Circles Intersect. The exhibition brings together the works of six artists who call different places on the Indian subcontinent their home – or one of many homes. It thereby explores the concept of “common ground” as a space of shared knowledge and basis for common understanding. In their works, the artists deal with the universal topic of “home” and play with memories of everyday...
Kleine Humboldt Galerie, 19.00h
Duration: 20 Jun18 Jul

Wednesday, 21 Jun

Socially engaged art institutions
'ART as/is SOCIAL: On engagement in contemporary cultural theory & practice' is a new discursive format with close readings, discussions and case studies around the topic of socially engaged artistic practices.
SESSION #4: 'Socially engaged art institutions' will concern itself with the unique potential of contemporary, hybrid institutional forms (like ZK/U) to engage in society and facilitate artistic intervention....
ZK/U Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik, 17.00h
Duration: 21 Jun
Kama Sokolnicka (PL). 
SomoS presents a book launch and artist talk with their current artist-in-residence, conceptual artist Kama Sokolnicka. Grounded in themes ranging from philosophy to cosmology and sociology, her book project „The Glare” conceptually bridges research, inspiration, commentary, and production, while summarizing the current Berlin period of her work.
SomoS, 18.00h
Duration: 21 Jun
No Place Rising (still frame), 2016
Decad is pleased to present the second exhibition of its gallery programme: a solo show by Lithuanian video artist Emilija Škarnulytė (b. 1987 in Vilnius). The exhibition showcases multimedia works that introspect the Anthropocene – the current geological epoch in which human activity makes a significant impact on the planet's ecosystems. In recent years, this term has received much attention from the fields of politics, geography, environmental studies,...
Decad, 18.00h
Duration: 22 Jun26 Aug

Thursday, 22 Jun

Caption: 9mouth,Chinese high school uniform, 2014, Archival Pigment print on Hahnemuehle PhotoRag Baryta, Alu Dibond, 80 x 53.3 cm
Edmond Gallery is pleased to present for the first time in Europe, a solo exhibition by 9mouth, a Chinese photographer born in Jingzhou in 1988, now living and working in Beijing.
This exhibition brings together works from different series – “Menstrual”, “Night Tour”, “Instax Love” – that 9mouth has been working on since 2011, and in which he tirelessly and exclusively photographs young Chinese women nude. Any young woman who wishes to be. Over two...
Edmond Gallery , 18.00h
Duration: 23 Jun2 Sep
The Bite Back Movement ©The Burning Couple (2017)
OPENHAUS - open studios, installations, film screenings and resident talks with the OPENING of the Pop-Up Chess Palace - On Architecture, Ideology and Chess.
The OPENHAUS is a regular public format that takes place every month in ZK/U, inviting audiences to connect with the hosted projects and to explore the process of its residency program.
Come and encounter installations, performances, video projections and talks. Don’t miss the opportunity to join...
ZK/U Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik, 19.00h
Duration: 22 Jun
Tbilisi Chess Palace and Alpine Club, 1980s © G. Chubinashvili National Research Centre for Georgian Art History and Heritage Preservation
"Chess palace" may sound unusual in the Western European context. However, it did not sound special in the Soviet Union, where chess was played in its pioneer palaces, cultural houses and workers' clubs. In a few years after the October Revolution, the young Soviet Union managed to turn a "useless game of the bourgeoisie" into a sensible pastime of the working masses. After the Second World War, when Soviet chess players began to celebrate international...
ZK/U Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik, 19.00h
Duration: 22 Jun25 Jun

Friday, 23 Jun

OpenCreative Labs, for example "Coworking Spaces", "Fab Labs" or "Maker Spaces", have opened their doors to creative cooperation worldwide for several years, and they promote openness, share knowledge and access to resources and technologies. The BMBF funded projects "OpenCreative Labs in Germany. Typologisation, dissemination, development conditions and political design" asks about the participatory potential of these places and their importance for user...
Blogfabrik, 10.00h
Duration: 23 Jun
© Irene Pascual
“Walking backwards” is a poetic image of resistance and a potential form of disruption. Through a shift of attention in the present (suddenly moving in the opposite direction that is expected) we contribute to the production of futures[1]. Art can be thought of as the continual setting up of potential conditions within which the unpredictable might take place.
At the SCOTTY Laboratory Sessions we aim to produce a temporary zone that in the form of an open...
Scotty , 15.00h
Duration: 15 Jun24 Jun
Julia Lia Walter & Gary Schlingheider
Display is very happy to announce the upcoming exhibition "Lean into the Curve », a duo exhibition with the artists Julia Lia Walter and Gary Schlingheider.  By skilful plays of crossing lines and overlaying void spaces, they will collaborate. Based on this binary formula, their artworks resonate with the room and its components.
Display, 18.00h
Duration: 23 Jun2 Jul
∆ Film: «The Break» (as premovie) by Baadur Tsuladze [Russian with German subtitles] + «Dangerous Moves» by Richard Dembo
As pre-movie 'The Break'. Fast and humorously tells how female employees of a planning institute are far superior to their male colleagues in all sports including chess.
∆ Menu: Georgian Food
-> For food, please register via mail: speisekino(at)
∆ Curator: Lena Prents & Nini Palavandishvili part of the Pop-...
ZK/U Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik, 19.00h
Duration: 23 Jun
 Lena von Goedeke, Sascha Appelhoff
Hilbertraum welcomes Berlin-based artists Lena von Goedeke and Sascha Appelhoff with their new show STRETCH on the occasion of 48h Neukölln.
After SPARRING, in which they addressed the conditions and struggles of sharing rooms as an artists' couple, and LAMETTA, where they evoked the visitor's discomfort by confining their spacial needs, STRETCH maps out a strategy of how to comprehend space in cognitive, virtual, physical and spiritual ways.
HilbertRaum, 19.00h
Duration: 23 Jun2 Jul
Born in The Purple is an interdisciplinary exhibition project by Berlin–Istanbul– based artist Viron Erol Vert that revolves around global urgencies including cultural supremacy, identitarian abuse and basic human rights. Vert shows 12 newly produced artistic positions in the exhibition as well as invites the public and guests to join in the Porphyra Club, a social space within the exhibition, to share thoughts, knowledge and sensuous moments. Co-Curated...
Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, 19.00h
Duration: 24 Jun27 Aug
Image credits: left: Maja Rohwetter / right : Peter Hock
With works by Peter Hock und Maja Rohwetter. 
Galerie Axel Obiger, 19.00h
Duration: 24 Jun15 Jul
curated by Jaqueline Krickl (Studiogalerie)
with works by:
Isabelle Dutoit | Zohar Fraiman | Franziska Guettler | Nina K. Jurk | Heike Kelter | Marianna Krueger | Marie Gold | Kathrin Landa | Verena Landau | Catherine Lorent | Justine Otto | Gudrun Petersdorff | Maria Sainz Rueda | Ann-Katrin Schaffner | Eva Schwab | Bettina Sellmann | Tanja Selzer | Sophie von Stillfried | Alex Tennigkeit | Kathrin Thiele | Miriam Vlaming | guest Sophia Schama
Haus am Lützowplatz, 19.00h
Duration: 24 Jun20 Aug

Saturday, 24 Jun

Isabel Ramos (UK), Nina Hong (FR), Kalle Kuikkaniemi (FI), Mirian van Beurden (NL). 
Part of 48h Neukölln. 
Entry is free. 
Daily 14-19h. 
SomoS, 14.00h
Duration: 23 Jun25 Jun
Solo exhibition by Mariana Mauricio. 
die raum, 19.00h
Duration: 25 Jun23 Jul

This Week

Tuesday, 27 Jun

Image credits: Krzysztof Maniak
WorkshopsFreja Bäckman
As a physical way of coming together, concentrating on the matter of doing together, a repetitive, exhausting exercise. A meditative situation, a physical activity, possibly a violent action, a resonance piece. There are acts of violence and resistance in the wood chopping that we will explore and work with. Approaching it through notions of vulnerability, pleasure and repulsion.
For further information and registration please...
District Berlin, 17.00h
Duration: 27 Jun

Wednesday, 28 Jun

ARTS AND ETHICS RESEARCH GROUP explores emerging ethical, legal and social issues in medicine and life sciences research to generate interdisciplinary insights. The AERG is a partnership of artists, academics and practitioners generating new knowledge, artistic creation and public debate.
For further information please visit:
Opening hours: 2 - 7 pm Sat July 29 , Wed - Sat August 2-5
BERLIN BLUE art , 18.00h
Duration: 29 Jul5 Aug

Thursday, 29 Jun

a project by Operndorf Afrika
EIGEN + ART Lab, 17.00h
Duration: 29 Jun28 Jul
Haus am Lützowplatz, 19.00h
Duration: 29 Jun
Image: I Am and I Am Not, 2017, Gouache on wasli paper, each 25,5 x 19 cm
With Aisha Khalid, Hili Perlson and Timo Kaabi-Linke
Zilberman Gallery Berlin , 19.30h
Duration: 29 Jun

Friday, 30 Jun

What is the most convincing image of a comfortable life? Judging by the scenes of daily life that recur in the movies which constitute one of the videos of Highlife. It is that of a comfortable lounge.
There’s nothing particularly surprising in this, and yet the Nollywood fragments that compose this mash up fascinate because of their tendency to reiterate images of comfort which are completely alien to the lifestyle of most of the audience for whom these...
uqbar, 19.00h
Duration: 27 May2 Jul
∆ Film: ‘Paths Through Utopias’ by Isabelle Fremeaux, John Jordan & Kypros Kyprianou (English with German Subtitles)
∆ Menu: Utopian Surprise
For food, please register via mail: speisekino(at)
∆ Curator: Virág Major
Paths Through Utopias blurs boundaries between present and future, documentary and fiction. It is an utopian road movie exploring a post-capitalist Europe. Shot in 2008 visiting ten utopian experiments, from direct-action...
ZK/U Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik, 19.00h
Duration: 30 Jun
Jackie Hoving, Wound Up, pencil on paper and approx 8.5x11 in, 20.32x27.94 cm William Crump, Miro, 2017, clear plastic duct tape, vinyl, acrylic, wood panel, 24x24 in, 60.96x60.96 cm Rachael Gorchov, Berlin, Oranienburger Strasse, 2017, digital print on adhesive-backed vinyl, 24x24 in, 60.96x60.96 cm Sun You, Untitled, 2016, polymer clay, 8x5.5 in, 20.32x13.97 cm
SCOTTY presents Points of Entry, an exhibition featuring works by members of Tiger Strikes Asteroid New York (TSA NY), an artist-run gallery in Bushwick, Brooklyn. This is the second part of a twopart exchange between SCOTTY and TSA NY. The first, Dissolution, occurred at TSA’s Brooklyn space as part of Exchange Rates Art Expo in October 2016 and featured works by members of SCOTTY.
The phrase “point of entry” often refers to breaks along a national...
Scotty , 19.00h
Duration: 1 Jul22 Jul

Saturday, 1 Jul

Credit: Krzysztof Maniak
WorkshopsFreja Bäckman
As a physical way of coming together, concentrating on the matter of doing together, a repetitive, exhausting exercise. A meditative situation, a physical activity, possibly a violent action, a resonance piece. There are acts of violence and resistance in the wood chopping that we will explore and work with. Approaching it through notions of vulnerability, pleasure and repulsion.
For further information and registration please...
District Berlin, 13.00h
Duration: 1 Jul
This exhibition  - a cooperation between artists from weißensee kunsthochschule and art history students from Humboldt-University - explores new ways of curating. Out of their democratic exchange arises the formal structure of the exhibition, where every artist is given 4,16 sqm to show her/his artwork. The title HECKE refers to the interplay between two gardens seemingly separated by a hedge, yet actually thriving on the exchange that is taking place at...
Kleine Humboldt Galerie, 18.00h
Duration: 1 Jul23 Jul
with works by Kat Voltage​
Duration: 1 Jul13 Jul

Sunday, 2 Jul

The Gütermakrt is a hybrid market in which crafts, "Do It Yourself" and the usual flea market merge with one another in order to search for new socio-economic development models of the local neighborhood.
ZK/U Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik, 11.00h
Duration: 2 Jul
Group exhibition 
Adam. Barlen. Erin. Flauberto. Gio. Grafe. Grote-Baker. Helluin. Jof. Kauppila. Khatib. Kleinert. Knaack. Krempel. Latsch. Leonhardt. Mauermann. Ollmetzer. Pisch. Santoni. Shaw. Stimmel. Tödter. Volland. Volland. Wingenbach. Zwanzig
Opening hours:
16./17./18. 6.  2017,  12:00 - 18:00
23./24./25. 6.  2017,  14:00 - 19:00
30. 6.+ 1./2. 7. 2017, 14:00 - 19:00
Please also be invited to the open ateliers at ECC during Artspring 2017:...
Toscana-Halle, 16.00h
Duration: 17 Jun2 Jul
Artist talks with Nina K. Jurk, Maria Sainz Rueda, Bettina Sellmann and Alex Tennigkeit, guided by curator Jaqueline Krickl (Studiogalerie)
Haus am Lützowplatz, 16.00h
Duration: 2 Jul

Next Week

Wednesday, 5 Jul

‘ART as/is SOCIAL: On engagement in contemporary cultural theory & practice’ is a new discursive format with close readings, discussions and case studies around the topic of socially engaged artistic practices.
To sign up for this session and receive the reading materials, please send an e-mail to
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ART as/is SOCIAL is...
ZK/U Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik, 19.00h
Duration: 5 Jul

Thursday, 6 Jul

With works by: Richard Allen, Fran Cottell & Marianne Mueller, Julia Horstmann, Emma Howes, Mirjam Thoman, Moi Tran a.o.Hidden Lines of Space is an ongoing artistic and curatorial research project focussing on the floor plan as medium of depiction as well as conception. HLOS is interested in the latent invisibility and omnipresence, the language and narrations, the formative and cultural dimensions of the floor plan. The accompanying questions raised...
L40, 19.00h
Duration: 6 Jul22 Jul
open on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays from 15:00 to 20:00
Toscana-Halle, 19.00h
Duration: 6 Jul23 Jul
Haus am Lützowplatz, 19.00h
Duration: 6 Jul

Friday, 7 Jul

Roberto Burle Marx, Mineral Roof Garden, São Paulo, 1983 © Leonardo Finotti
With works by: Roberto Burle Marx, Juan Araujo, Paloma Bosquê, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Veronika Kellndorfer, Luisa Lambri, Arto Lindsay, Nick Mauss, Beatriz Milhazes
From Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro to Biscayne Boulevard in Miami Beach, throughout Brazil and around the world, the innovative and prolific work of Roberto Burle Marx (1909–1994) has made him one of the most prominent landscape architects of the twentieth century. Through more...
Deutsche Bank KunstHalle, 10.00h
Duration: 7 Jul3 Oct
Alexander Bühler, Stefanie Bühler
With works by Alexander Bühler and Stefanie Bühler. An exhibition of new works exploring processes of change and systems of understanding. Though these artists employ very different approaches, common interests in information, interpretation, cause, and effect come through strongly. Curated by Andy Holtin and Tracey Snelling.
HilbertRaum, 18.00h
Duration: 7 Jul16 Jul
∆ Film: Short films of artistic processes in working with children
Short films are shown, which were developed in cooperation with children. The present filmmakers explain how they awaken attention for artistic processes in general. In addition, they provide insights into their work in the context of purpose-oriented education in the area of school and cultural education on the one hand and the obstinacy of artist’s on the other hand.
∆ Menu: Pasta
ZK/U Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik, 19.00h
Duration: 7 Jul
 "Teebeutel" (© Renate Schweizer)
The exhibition 'Werke der Nachhaltigkeit und Ökonomie' presents works by artists Stephanie Hanna, Jiun You Ou und Renate Schweizer and includes objects, videos and installations. Within these works the artists focus on the ambivalent relationship between sustainability and economy.
7.7., 7pm Vernissage
11.7., 7pm Artist talk and Lecture „Arbeit der Akademie für Suffizienz“, Corinna Vosse
14.7., 5-8pm Exhibition
21.7., 7pm Finissage,...
Group Global 3000 e.V. , 19.00h
Duration: 7 Jul21 Jul
With works by: Andy Heller, Ulrike Kolb, Jens Lüstraeten, Sabine Schründer, Jana Seehusen
Opening hours: Wed–Sat 2–6 pm
Loris, 19.00h
Duration: 8 Jul21 Jul

Saturday, 8 Jul

Haus am Lützowplatz, 16.00h
Duration: 8 Jul
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