Diaries

  • by Despina Stokou, 29 Oct 2018
    It has been a long time since my last post, SO many more eggshels these days... Us And Them The day before my recent opening in New York, I received an email from a collector I know and like in Los Angeles reacting to the press release. I don't wish to publicize a private conversation, but I do think it is...
  • by Adela Lovric, 4 Oct 2018
    Even thought it technically is a week-long event, the Berlin Art Week echoes for much longer. Many of the exhibitions that are part of the program are still open to visitors for a few more weeks, or months, and can be viewed as they should – up close and personal. For those who skipped the crowd-anxiety-...
  • Georg Korner at Position Berlin Art Fair
    by Sarie Nijboer, 2 Oct 2018
    As the art fairs at Flughafen Tempelhof are taken down, the multiple off-site venues around town cleaned, and the hangovers of art people attended to in beds everywhere, Berlin Art Week 2018 comes to an end. This year we saw a handful of festive and one-time performance-related events; unique locations took us from...
  • by Adela Lovric, 21 Sep 2018
    The work of Finnish artist Aurora Reinhard is built upon different observations and theories on gender and sexuality. When asked why she keeps exploring these topics, Aurora sincerely answers –  „It is not my decision“. Although contradictory at first, the answer makes sense when looking at...
  • by Adela Lovric, 19 Sep 2018
    The Berlin Art Week is about to lift off — now for the seventh time, it invites visitors to join various exhibition openings, art fairs, award ceremonies, urban interventions, and numerous special events that will inhabit Berlin's venues, from the well-known to the unexpected. The diversity of the program is...
  • by Adela Lovric, 17 Sep 2018
    While anticipating the Berlin Art Week and its many interrelated exhibitions and events, we reached out to the Rotterdam-based artist Evelyn Taocheng Wang (born 1981 in Chengdu, China) to talk about her upcoming show titled "What is he afraid of?“ at the KW Institute for Contemporary Art. The exhibition,...
  • by Sarie Nijboer, 4 Jul 2018
    Summer has arrived, and it doesn’t seem that art takes a break from it. We picked July’s finest exhibitions and events, perfect for a stroll through Berlin summer. WEDNESDAY 04.07 11.00 Rundgang 50Hertz, the Nationalgalerie – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin @ 50Hertz Netzquartier WHY: For the...
  • Pierre Granoux — 2017 Courtesy of Klaus Killisch
    by Sarie Nijboer, 14 Jun 2018
    The name LAGE EGAL has become well known within the Berlin art scene. Over the past 8 years, artist-curator Pierre Granoux has been developing many curatorial projects, aiming to offer a space for production and wider visibility to artists. We spoke to Granoux about his program, his fascination for word play (the word...
  • Adrian Lohmüller Lunarglide Series (Shia LaBeouf) 2015 Courtesy the artist
    by Sarie Nijboer, 12 Jun 2018
  • by Julianne Cordray, 31 May 2018
    We met with District Berlin's current studio grant holder, Karina Griffith, whose practice comprises film and installation, often in tandem, as well as curatorial projects and organizing talks, conferences and events within the frame of her current research on Black authorship in German cinema. A field of...
  • by Julianne Cordray, 27 Apr 2018
    Initiated in 2015, the large-scale group exhibition organized by artists Jonas Burgert, John Isaacs, Christian Achenbach, Zhivago Duncan, Andrej Golder, Andreas Mühe and David Nicholson under the name of Artist Weekend, is taking place for the second time over this year’s Gallery Weekend. NGORONGORO II...
  • by Julianne Cordray, 19 Apr 2018
    Gallery Weekend brings a densely packed schedule of exhibition openings and events to Berlin each year. It’s a time when bustling crowds flood Potsdamer Strasse and the like, weaving in and out of the many spaces that open their doors with new exhibitions, performances, events and parties. It’s a lot of...
  • Ekkisens - Image credits: Amr Hamid
    by Sarie Nijboer, 15 Apr 2018
    The annual international artist-run art fair - SUPERMARKET is bringing together a showcase of artists’ initiatives from all over the world with the aim to display their unique projects and ideas, create opportunities for new networks on the Swedish and international art scene, and share the passion and vitality...
  • Cover image © Anna Steele, Separation Stream, 2018
    by Adela Lovric, 11 Apr 2018
    Spring seems to be awakening the best in the art scene, too: this month we are treated with quite a few art fairs & festivities, at home in Berlin and in the neighborhood abroad. Check out what is not to be missed.    THURSDAY 12.04 19.00 Plotting the Path @ Romanian Cultural Institute (RKI Berlin...
  • by Adela Lovric, 24 Mar 2018
    Regardless of the ways you intend to manifest indulgence this coming holiday, we strongly suggest to mind some food for thought, too. Our tips include a variety of stimuli: exhibition openings, closings, readings, lectures & talks, plus an evening of techno sounds for the thinking heads to wrap up the round....
  • by Adela Lovric, 22 Mar 2018
    In her multimedia work, the Berlin-born artist Yvon Chabrowski deals with the visual formulas of contemporary media, which she decontextualizes to uncover its mechanisms and manipulation strategies. Her sculptural video installations and performances are at the centre of her practice. For her current series of works,...
  • by Julianne Cordray, 17 Mar 2018
    We had the opportunity to meet with Dorothée Nilsson, who opened her space on the gallery-lined Potsdamer Straβe last fall. Arriving at the gallery, its storefront window wrapping around two sides – offering a panoramic view of the bustling street – she first walked us through the current...
  • by Adela Lovric, 15 Mar 2018
    Zilberman Gallery's presence is hardly news to anyone—the Berlin branch of the originally Istanbul-based gallery was warmly welcomed almost two years ago, and has since established itself as an exciting hub for young contemporary art. The gallery's twofold aim – to promote contemporary artists from...

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