Diaries

  • by Despina Stokou, 15 Jul 2020
    I think this is an excellent moment to start over in the art scene: Educate collectors, gallerists, art lovers, even artists. Any reform in the art world and one is now sorely needed, should start in the ways we talk and write about Art. Starting from what seems like the gotcha question: Is Art essential to society?...
  • by bpigs team, 28 May 2020
    Art is always lonely. It is lonely in its conception because you need to quiet the voices in your head. It is lonely in its process because you left it too long, and now you have to finish the damn show. It is lonely in its social context because it is ( ideally) always new, always awkward, always kind of an outlier....
  • www.fieldkitchen-academy.org
    by bpigs team, 14 May 2020
    Open call for an educational residency with: BILL FONTANA (composer and video artist), HANS PETER KUHN (sound and visual artist), SEBASTIAN MULLAERT a.k.a MINILOGUE (producer and DJ), OVE HOLMQVIST (sound artist), HANS ROSENSTRÖM (sound artist), STEFFI WEISMANN (sound artist), JI WOO & SUN WOO (...
  • by bpigs team, 5 May 2020
    Another beautiful, fresh initiative this week trying to navigate a brave new world of semi-isolation. Berlin galleries have joined forces to create BerlinViews, a website format present­ing over 25 galleries and gallery models. Initiated by Office Impart and Tanja Wagner gallery the project, which yes, is a...
  • Alles wird gut (Everything Will Be Alright), 2020 Simon Mullan
    by bpigs team, 21 Apr 2020
    Berlin galleries are stirring up again from the self-imposed quarantine as the State is now allowing non-essential businesses with spaces smaller than 800-square-meters (8,600 square feet) to reopen starting Monday, April 20. Galleries and visitors need to still adhere to strict social distancing rules while masks are...
  • by bpigs team, 15 Apr 2020
    project initiated by Matthew Burrows Here is another idea taking form currently on Intagram ARTIST SUPPORT PLEDGE Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many artists have found themselves without work, teaching, technical support and gallery work. Exhibitions and sales have disappeared. In an attempt to help alleviate some...
  • by bpigs team, 15 Apr 2020
    picture by André Schlechtriem of Dittrich & Schlechtriem If we behave like those on the other side, then we are the other side. Instead of changing the world, all we'll achieve is a reflection of the one we want to destroy. Jean Genet, The Balcony Christina Dimitriadis in der Dietrich-Bonhoeffer-...
  • Christina Dimitriadis on Dietrich-Bonhoeffer-Straße (Foto: Christian Lohse)
    by bpigs team, 14 Apr 2020
  • pic by @ClemensWilhelm in Berlin Neukölln.
    by bpigs team, 14 Apr 2020
    pic by Clemens Wilhelm in Berlin Neukölln I miss FOMO. I miss opting out. I miss lipstick. Not on me, on you. I miss Aperols and Margaritas and impromptu picnics on the grass and babies running around and touching stuff. Dirty Fingernails. Licking chocolate off the floor. Not me, the kids. I miss talking...
  • by bpigs team, 19 Mar 2020
    BERLIN MASTERS is a promotion platform and a curated exhibition for artists under the age of 30, living and working in Berlin. Initiated by the art expert, Matthias Arndt in 2013, the BERLIN MASTERS exhibition is held annually in various prominent locations throughout Berlin and is open to the public for approximately...
  • by bpigs team, 5 Mar 2020
    GLOBAL MEETS LOCAL. ZK/U is a residency and platform for creative and urban experimentation. Through its glocal program, ZK/U explores and critiques existing knowledge and practices in urban agglomerations as a springboard to individual and community self-empowerment. With insights and expertise gained over years of...
  • by bpigs team, 8 Jan 2020
    For the upcoming Futureless group exhibition, taking place between April 1 and 9 at SomoS Berlin, the SomoS curatorial team is calling for ephemeral installations, durational art pieces, performative lectures/projects as well as discourse-based work and other art forms that deal with topics related to queer/feminist*...
  • by bpigs team, 31 Oct 2019
    The 4. Berliner Herbstsalon adopts Bilgin Ayata’s call and claims »De-heimatize it!« in order to oppose the strengthening of nationalist movements and the resulting backlash in the distribution of roles between gender and origin. The Herbstsalon has invited artists to dissect and dispel, bend and...
  • SIMONE C NIQUILLE / TECHNOFLESH
    by bpigs team, 11 Oct 2019
    Housing the Human unveils the results of five projects that tackle questions on how will we live in the near future. The collaboration brings together art, science, and technological innovation to explore speculative concepts for the future of living and coexistence. Certain Measures present a domestic setting that...
  • by bpigs team, 9 Oct 2019
    Bpigs is happy to support the Terre des Femmes Charity Art Auction with works by Norbert Bisky, Julius von Bismarck, Candida Höfer, Jonathan Meese, Karin Sander, Rosemarie Trockel, Miriam Vlaming, Bettina WitteVeen and 40 other contemporary artists. All proceeds will go to the charitable work of Terre des...
  • by bpigs team, 16 Sep 2019
    FOOD ART WEEK 2020 is now ready to announce its next topic SEEDS! OPEN CALL FOR ARTWORKS IN BERLIN, MEXICO CITY, OAXACA, SAO PAULO, and AUSTRALIA \\ We are looking for works to be featured in Food Art Week 2020, about the topic of seeds— any type of artwork, such as performances, videos, installations,...
  • Award winner © Apartment Project
    by bpigs team, 13 Sep 2019
    Let's talk guided tours. Berlin is perfect for drifting along with the crowds and ending up having walked for miles but sometimes you need that extra push to hop on the bike and experience the city from new perspecitves. The Network of Berlin Independent Project Spaces and Initiatives is celebrating 10 years (...
  • Foto: Victoria Tomaschko for Monopol Magazin
    by bpigs team, 12 Sep 2019
    From May to December 2019, STATISTA has been testing whether working "in the spirit of the Commons" is an option today, even within the context of city development. With the aid of ten distinct playing fields, STATISTA will generate artistic prototypes for a civil society built on collective principles. The...

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