This Week

This Week

Friday, 1 Aug

Vibration / Frequency / Substance, ursula, mayer
To kick off the beginning of the Project Space Festival Berlin, Import Projects presents a screening of Austrian artist Ursula Mayer’s “Gonda (2012)”, a recent landmark in contemporary film art, scripted by Maria Fusco and shot partly on a smoking volcano. This will be followed by a conversation between the artist and Nadim Samman. Topics to be discussed include the artist's distinctive approach of narrative structure and the 'queer audience'.
Import Projects, 20.00h
Diego Rodriguez-Warner /// New Paintings
Diego Rodriguez-Warner was born in Managua, Nicaragua in 1986. In 2008, he studied under the Cuban Minister for Fine Arts, Lesbia Vent Dumois, in Havana and completed his BA in COIN Theory and Fine Art from Hampshire College in 2009. In 2013, he received his Masters in Fine Arts from the Printmaking Department of the Rhode Island School of Design. This is Rodriguez-Warner's first exhibition of new paintings in Berlin.
Das Gift, 20.00h
Duration: 2 Aug3 Aug

Saturday, 2 Aug

A festival within a festival- that’s what Agora has in store for the second day of the Project Space Festival. Between 14:00 – 20:00, ´Stravaganza, a performance installation stretching out onto the garden and facade outside the building, will critically examine the topic of celebrations and their symbologies. Participating artists are Beth Dillon, Tomás Espinosa, Renata Har and Caique Tizzi.
Agora, 14.00h

Sunday, 3 Aug

Screening + Food
From 15:00 - 23:00 on Sunday, the third of August, everything in tête will revolve around food. "Hors d'œuvre – The Secondary Concern" invites its guests to bring their own hors d'œuvres and to taste the creations of other visitors. In addition to the hors d'œuvres from participating artists, videos - likewise revolving around food, will be projected.
tête, 15.00h

Next Week

Monday, 4 Aug

Eva Kietzmann and Petra Kübert, uqbar, project space festival
On Monday, August 4th between 19:00 - 21:00 , uqbar will be presenting “living resorts” by artists Eva Kietzmann and Petra Kübert, who have been working together for several years now within public and privatized urban spaces. Their focus lies between experimental interior design, film, video, performance, sound and art in public space.
uqbar, 19.00h

Tuesday, 5 Aug

With the promising title "Preview Tableau Vivant", Grimmuseum invites guests to an extraordinary evening on Tuesday, August 5th, from 19:00 onwards. Mike Hentz, along with Iwanka Skrivanek, Kai Degner, Valeria Pinchuk and special guests, present poetic drawings including performance, dance, images, installation, and music!
Grimmuseum, 19.00h

Wednesday, 6 Aug

SANTOPALATO is a one-day exhibition at KINDERHOOK & CARACAS. From 18:00 - 21:00 Søren Aagaard (DK) will present new and recent works accompanied by a suitable tasting menu. Aagaard is a multi-disciplinary artist working from a variety of perspectives, whose work is often influenced by his background as a chef. As such, food is one of the varied mediums he employs to examine how genres, labels, etiquette, codes and social conventions function to...
Kinderhook & Caracas, 18.00h

Thursday, 7 Aug

MyPaper Sunglasses Berlin
The MyPaper Sunglasses comes to Berlin for its fifth instalment after four acclaimed exhibitions across South America. Creative director Otavio Santiago invites Berlin-based artists to express their artistic perspective on cutout paper sunglasses offering a glimpse into the unique identities of these artists while seriously complicating the boundaries between art, portraiture and fashion.
SomoS, 19.00h
Duration: 7 Aug23 Aug

Friday, 8 Aug

Sebastian, Peter, Kleine, Humboldt, Galerie, raumbestandserhebung
On Friday, August 8th, 2014, the Kleine Humboldt Galerie invites to the exhibition "raumbestandserhebung" at the Albrecht-Daniel-Thaer-Institute for Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences. The presented artworks deal with the
historic architecture of the Berlin Agricultural College that was erected between 1883 and 1909. From 12:00 to 19:00, the exhibition will be accessible via hourly tours, starting in the foyer of Invalidenstraße 42.
Kleine Humboldt Galerie, 12.00h
kottie paloma das gift the never ending story say to the flower
On August 8th, 2014 Das Gift presents new abstract paintings by American artist Kottie Paloma. The new works in his show titled "Say to the Flower" defines a new mark in his studio pracitce where gesture and emotion replaces form and text that was most notibale in his earlier paintings. In these new paintings we can see how meditation mixed with emotion layers the canvases with muted pinks, stark blacks and glitter splattered, rubbed and gestureally...
Das Gift, 20.00h
Duration: 9 Aug10 Aug

Saturday, 9 Aug

“Ewig in Werden, nie vollendet” is a new interpretation of the last concerto by the composer Béla Bartòk, written in 1945 while he was in a terminal phase of leukemia that hindered him from completing it.
Artist Daniela Gugg, whose research focuses on the emptiness and unfinished, will play the concerto at 16:00 and at 20:00 in its fragmented form, with blank segments in the draft score.
LAGE EGAL, 16.00h

Sunday, 10 Aug

Marike Schuurman, ozean, project space festival
Ozean is a project space in a garage with a semi-public character. “OZEAN SPIELT“ is inspired by the film, “The Legend of 1900“. A baby boy, discovered in 1900 on an ocean liner, grows into a musical prodigy, never setting foot on land. Please come by and enjoy this ongoing performance at OZEAN.
OZEAN, 12.00h
Duration: 1 Aug31 Aug

The Week After Next

Monday, 11 Aug

As part of her ongoing research and residency at Archive Kabinett, Caitlin Berrigan invites Randa Mirza to discuss her photographic series, “Beirutopia”. The two artists share a commitment to creating work that revolves around questions of art and feminism within public space, geopolitics, fictions, and speculative futures.
Archive Kabinett, 19.00h

Wednesday, 13 Aug

On the 13th day of the Project Space Festival, insitu will present "Magic Tricks", the first artistic collaboration between artists Tobias Dostal and Ariel Schlesinger. Driven by a fascination for moments of deception and illusion, the collaboration promises surprising interventions.
insitu, 19.00h
An exhibition with works by David Adamo and Nik Kosmas.
OZEAN, 19.00h
Duration: 14 Aug3 Sep

Thursday, 14 Aug

Surprise Event for Project Space Festival Berlin
insitu, 19.00h
SOX uses the unusual one-shot format of the Festival to show a film screening in the backyard of its space. Films by Martin Brand, Stefan Panhans, Ulf Aminde and Annika Eriksson will be on view for this special event titled, “Lichtspiele, Punk”. Inside the actual space, with its characteristic large display case window facing the street, a work by Nina Schuiki will be shown.
SOX, 21.00h

Friday, 15 Aug

Speisekino Moabit ZKU art centre
Screening + Food
During the festival event "Speisekino Moabit" on the 15th of August, ZK/U will be inviting guests beginning at 19:30 to dinner, which will continue with a film screening of "Das Traumhaus (The Dream House)"
ZK/U Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik, 19.30h
Duration: 6 Jun
Contemporary Art Exchange
Zusammenspiel explores the process of interpretation and description essential to the practices of two Berlin based artists with visual impairments. The audience is encouraged to participate in the creation of the exhibition itself during the opening night event by describing Jan's photographs to Silja so that she may interpret them live in painted form. 
Das Gift, 20.00h
Duration: 16 Aug17 Aug

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