This Week

This Week

Monday, 13 Nov

The concluding event of the Now, How? series explores the nexus of the mundane and the transcendent. The event’s title, “Everyday Luxuries”, is derived from the marketing term used to characterise service economy products like manicures and massages as aspirational commodities available to a mass market. Such luxuries quickly become requirements for workers, particularly female workers, as increasing proportions of the service and cultural economy centre...
Decad, 19.00h
Duration: 13 Nov

Thursday, 16 Nov

Panel Discussion, Mapping Fahrelnissa Zeid with Wendy Shaw, Necmi Sönmez & Adila Laïdi-Hanieh, 7 p.m. In English
Deutsche Bank KunstHalle, 19.00h
Artist Name: Wu Chi-Tsung (Taiwan)
Künstlerhaus Bethanien, 19.00h
Duration: 17 Nov10 Dec
Martin Eder, A Raindrop Falling Into the Sea, 2017; Courtesy Galerie Eigen + Art Leipzig/ Berlin, VG Bildkunst, Bonn 2017
Something in this exhibition is not right. While everything around us is sinking into chaos, opportunities for art arise from sheer impenetrability. But in the same way that many people mistrust commentators and fact checkers, and instead prefer to believe in their own truths, artists too are playing cunning games with their audiences’ perception, if not fears, and with their collective fantasies. The images, objects and videos in this exhibition...
Künstlerhaus Bethanien, 19.00h
Duration: 17 Nov10 Dec

Friday, 17 Nov

Mika Rottenberg, Sneeze, HD Video 2011
“Bad Intentions” seeks to modestly contribute a tiny voice to hopefully echo into a massive abyss. The title is a reference to the good intentions of ‘artivism’, and where they lead to: the disappearance of both art and activism. The exhibition does so by staging an absurd tear between art and artist, in the hope that a gaze into the tear might enable a distinction between art and politics. The artists selected for this group exhibition are Jewish-Israeli...
Circle1 - Platform for Art & Culture, 19.00h
Duration: 17 Nov23 Dec
Alexander Wagner will show a new series of small works in enamel, made specially in response to Farbvision’s tiled walls. These intimate abstract compositions at once mimic and combat the decorative grid upon which they are installed.
Special event with Sound of Yell live on 18 November from 8pm
Farbvision, 19.00h
Duration: 18 Nov16 Dec
Schütt, Nadja: Relic I (white), 140 x 180 cm, relief print, spraypaint on paper, 2017
The works of the exhibiting artists - Yasmin Alt, Nadja Schütt and Leonard Traynor- have devoted themselves to decay and chaos. Between the poles of utopia and dystopia, their works search for possible remains and relicts of civilization. The artists analyze figures, media and technology, as well as architecture and everyday objects in very individual manners.
In a cultural anamnesis, they explore through the different media the chaos that surrounds us,...
Haus am Lützowplatz, 19.00h
Duration: 18 Nov14 Jan

Saturday, 18 Nov

Performance by Bryndís Björnsdóttir
District Berlin, 16.00h
And if your head explodes with the dark forebodings to, I'll see you on the dark side of the moon - No.2 Watercolour, pencil and color pencil on paper 2016 36.8 x 65 cm Courtesy the artist and Edmond Gallery
Artist: Vvzela KOOK
Curator: TSAO Yidi
Opening Performance: 18 Nov. 2017, Sat, 6pm
Hong Kong, a city that inspires many cyberpunk classics including Ghost in the Shell and Blade Runner, is also the muse for new media artist Vvzela Kook. In Confidential Record, she digs deep into the desolate past of the now demolished Kowloon Walled City and creates an alternative timeline for its residents with staggering sounds and mind-bending visual effects while her...
Edmond Gallery , 16.00h
Duration: 18 Nov13 Jan

Sunday, 19 Nov

Rotten Johnny and the Queen of Shivers / Avi PitchonEskimo Limon 9 / Sarah Diehl
The event will be held in English and German
Free Entry
Circle1 - Platform for Art & Culture, 19.00h

Next Week

Tuesday, 21 Nov

Artist Name: WonJu Kim
SomoS, 18.00h
Duration: 22 Nov25 Nov

Wednesday, 22 Nov

Ab und zu durch Tauben, Froon Timmer, 2017
The collective Froon Timmer deals with recurrent human activities and how they concretise in space. There are rhythms, drawing lines and viewpoints that are daily investigated. While the last exhibition of the collective was concerned with working days, Ab und zu durch Tauben is dedicated to the state of rest and the night.
Artist Names: FROON TIMMER: Alison Darby, Marta Djourina, Karin Salathé, Sidsel Ladegaard
Finissage Date / Time: Wed, 29 Nov, 2017,...
Display, 18.00h
Duration: 23 Nov29 Nov

Thursday, 23 Nov

Performances: Sunday 26.11 at 5 p.m. by Leda Bourgogne, Marja Marlene Lechner and André MulzerCurated by Peter Branger
Niklas Arnold - Thomas Demand, HfbK Hamburg
Philipp Benkert - Hermann Pitz, KA München
Irma Blumstock - Clemens von Wedemeyer, HGB Leipzig
Elisaveta Braslavskaja - Tobias Rehberger, Städel Frankfurt
Leda Bourgogne - Judith Hopf, Städel Frankfurt
Nina Buchheim - Katharina Fritsch, KA Düsseldorf
Kai Cui - Katharina Fritsch, KA...
Kunstquartier Bethanien, 18.00h
Duration: 24 Nov29 Nov
Image credits: Andrade & Odinzow
Two artists got married in Denmark, on an island in a town called Ærøskøbing. This is the starting point of the Cold Case project, an experimental archive research based on an autoethnographic approach. A cold case is a file type without a definitive solution, a kind of phantasmagorical documentation that’s being kept open for reexamination through time. The appearance of witnesses, retained evidence or other, new activities related to the case may reopen...
MEINBLAU project space, 19.00h
Duration: 24 Nov26 Nov

Friday, 24 Nov

Memed Erdener: Conclusion and Then Rationalization, 2017. Acrylic and oil pastel on canvas, 110 x 160 cm
Influenced by myths, history of nation states and religions, Memed Erdener incorporates multiple genres of imagemaking in order to reveal corruption and contamination of regimes by also rethinking historical figures. Consisted of paintings—oil pastel and acrylic on paper and canvas—and objects with found materials such as iron, brass, prescription lens, plastic fork, Beauty of Bigotry engages discourse around the constructive and destructive aspects of...
Zilberman Gallery Berlin , 18.00h
Duration: 25 Nov27 Jan
C Geeske Janßen
Artists: Laura Därr, Geeske Janßen und Rahel Zaugg
All-inclusive vacation as a worry-free package: holidays in Egypt.
Once paid, everything falls into place of its own accord.
Voucher booklet instead of cash: instant relaxation achieved!
A travel report combining the real and unreal world to a tour through
the concept of all-inclusive.
Group Global 3000 e.V. , 19.00h
Duration: 24 Nov2 Feb
The Comic Gold Haribo reveals the everyday life of an artist, woman, mother, and partner.
Artist: Malwina Niespodziewana
Duration: 25 Nov30 Dec
Group Show
Galerie Axel Obiger, 19.00h
Duration: 25 Nov6 Jan
The film HAUS 209 (House 209) tells the story of a woman who is used in a dystopian experiment. The woman is a prisoner in a clinic in a crisis-torn country. Scientists research the possibility of travelling to the “other world” with the help of radioactive capsules. Test subjects are sent to the “beyond” to get advice from the “voices” of how to solve humanity’s problems.
The film is constructed of still photos from various stays at the HELIOS-clinic for...
uqbar, 19.00h
Duration: 25 Nov28 Jan

Sunday, 26 Nov

12:00h Tour through the exhibition Blick Verschiebung
With artist Sven Gatter and ZKR Director Katja Aßman
Participation incl. exhibition fee: €814:00h Lecture and Artist Talk
With Ludwig Rauch about Biography and Photography (... and why these two can not exist without each other)
Entrance: €3
Combi-ticket Exhibition and Talk: €615:30 Uhr: Portfolio Consultation
with Ludwig Rauch
To apply please register until Wednesday November 22 via Thea...
ZKR Centre for Art and Public Space, 12.00h
Duration: 26 Nov

The Week After Next

Tuesday, 28 Nov

Artists Names: Jazmine Yerbury, Chiao Han Chueh, Diego Miguel
SomoS, 18.00h
Duration: 29 Nov2 Dec

Thursday, 30 Nov

Video Still from Forget me not as my tether is clipped Zachary Fabri, 2012
ROCKELMANN& is pleased to announce the inception of a new group show with the works of our two of our well established artists Yasmin Alt and Zachary Fabri, alongside exciting newcomer Ben Harle.
The ritual of mourning is an ever-changing, ever-evolving concept in Western society. As we move faster towards an uncertain and hyper-accelerated future, as a collective we're frequently rediscovering and reconfiguring our fascination with mortality and...
Duration: 1 Dec17 Feb
Artists: Rafael Ibarra, Lisa Peters and Gary Schlingheider
Haus am Lützowplatz, 19.00h
Duration: 1 Dec7 Jan

Friday, 1 Dec

if I could, I would be ungraspable, I would be a broken hammer,
rather than a nail, I surely would, If I could
In this exhibition, TC McCormack considers how our man-made structures exist in and out of time, how the course of history continually reappraises objects, resources and even nature.
The Immense Ventriloquism has a particular rhythmic structure, which is achieved through the cadence of the visual phrasing in the films, and in the recalcitrant...
nationalmuseum, 19.00h
Duration: 2 Dec31 Dec

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