Diaries

  • by Adela Lovric, 21 Feb 2018
    With the newly commissioned curators Lena Johanna Reisner and Sylvia Sadzinski, Galerie im Turm takes on a new direction. Their two-year curatorial mandate kicked off earlier this month with “Third Lung”, a solo exhibition of the Guatemalan artist Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa. The show resonates...
  • by Adela Lovric, 13 Feb 2018
    Scroll through our latest best-of in Berlin: we have some sweet exhibition openings and events lined up to get you through this short yet turbulent month gracefully. THURSDAY 15.02 17.00 Marc Desgrandchamps – "Standbilder" @ Galerie EIGEN + ART WHY: Marc Desgrandchamps is a painter and engraver,...
  • by Julianne Cordray, 11 Feb 2018
    Tracey Snelling’s solo exhibition, First We Take Manhattan, at Künstlerhaus Bethanien presents intricately detailed sets filled with the minutia of everyday life – viewed through a lens that zooms both out and in – from cities to buildings to individual rooms. The artist's photographic...
  • by Adela Lovric, 31 Jan 2018
    The festival season is upon us; that, of course, doesn't mean we won't give any love to the wonderful exhibitions opening this month. Between mind building at transmediale and pushing your hearing limits at CTM, try to incorporate a slice of good, fine art into your leisure time.  11.00 Uncanny Valleys...
  • by Adela Lovric, 26 Jan 2018
    Rejoice, freaks & geeks! It's time to look forward to two of the major, avantgarde-flavored festivals in Berlin: the 31-year-old Transmediale and its younger counterpart CTM. Marrying the best of digital art, music, technology & culture, the two aim to deliver a wide array of exciting events in ten days...
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    by Sarie Nijboer, 24 Jan 2018
    What started with a reenactment of a WOI battlefield in Cameroon between Germany and France has now developed into an ongoing project that alludes to several important topics, such as the effects of postcolonialism on identity, economics, politics and more. Documentation of the project Mimicry Games by Ghanaian-...
  • by Adela Lovric, 17 Jan 2018
    So many things to attend, so little time! Not all of them are essential to your attention, though. If you are, like us, struggling to catch up with all these exhibitions, fashion weeks, festivals, workshops and conferences, you might find our preview crucial to ploughing through next two weeks. PS. Don't...
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    by Sarie Nijboer, 5 Jan 2018
    Blick Verschiebung is the third and final exhibition at Centre for Art and Public Space (ZKR) at Schloss Biesdorf. A recent press release revealed that ZKR will say goodbye per February 1st to its current building and move to a still unknown new location. The institution is focused on displaying international...
  • by Adela Lovric, 26 Dec 2017
    Take a scroll through our final & first tips of the year! For the last weekend of 2017 we recommend: Friday night out at Blank and/or Säule, easy Saturday afternoon with books & arts, pamperings and treats and champagne toasts all Sunday & midnight kisses for a happy new year. Although we went easy on...
  • by Adela Lovric, 5 Dec 2017
    December we're in love! Birthdays, farewells, exhibition openings, album releases & a zillion Christmas markets are calling for good vibes. Scroll through our tips and find all the essential deets.    THURSDAY 07.12 18.00 I am Hungry: Cibelle Cavalli Bastos @ Import Projects WHY: For the...
  • by Adela Lovric, 30 Nov 2017
    In anticipation of NOME Gallery's group exhibition, Evidentiary Realism, we spoke with curator Paolo Cirio about his development of the concept, the aesthetics of presenting and revealing evidence, and his own investigatory process of putting together an exhibition of investigative art practice.  When...
  • by Adela Lovric, 23 Nov 2017
    Three buses are towering vertically into today's bright blue sky over the 18th of March Square in the historical center of Berlin. Even from afar, you can already see "Monument“, the disputed installation by the 32-year-old German-Syrian artist Manaf Halbouni, through the pillars of the Brandenburg Gate...
  • by Adela Lovric, 21 Nov 2017
    Not so sure about leaving your snuggly covers on evenings and weekends anymore? See what's really worth rushing into the fog and cold in the upcoming weeks.  WEDNESDAY 22.11 18.00 Froon Timmer – „Ab und zu durch Tauben“ @ Display   WHY: The collective Froon Timmer deals with...
  • by Julianne Cordray, 15 Nov 2017
    We met with artist Paul McDevitt, who runs Farbvision – an elaborately tiled storefront space in which he invites individual artists to present focused exhibitions of their work. With its multi-layered past, some of which is still visible, the space itself reflects McDevitt's aims to foster an environment...
  • by Adela Lovric, 7 Nov 2017
    Warm up for colder days with a festival that brings the global South closer to the North, and try to keep up with the busy gallery hopping route throughout the next two weeks. Among many curiousity-provoking exhibitions to come, these are the ones you shouldn't miss.     WEDNESDAY 08.11 Nordwind...
  • by Adela Lovric, 25 Oct 2017
    For this Halloween we hope more masks to fall and more truth to come out, no matter how creepy. Other than that, a bloody hell of a party is in order, as per usual this time of the year. Go bold and explore the weird side on any of the given dates below.    THURSDAY 26.10 19.00 Martin Kulinna –...
  • by Julianne Cordray, 24 Oct 2017
    Emilija Škarnulytė’s cinematic installations facilitate embodiment of non-human time scales and perceptual modes by speculatively reconstructing archeological narratives from a time that does not yet exist. In Manifold, one of two video compilations installed in large scale at Künstlerhaus Bethanien...
  • by Julianne Cordray, 14 Oct 2017
    Marie DuPasquier's project space Display, and related curatorial work, takes an open, flexible approach to exhibitions – allowing the process to unfold and remain susceptible to unexpected interactions and variations. She spoke to us about the importance of collaboration between people and space within her...

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