Diaries

  • 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...
  • by Adela Lovric, 14 Mar 2018
    As the long-awaited Spring finally graces Berlin – well, sort of – we're mapping out the route for you to start enjoying it outside your homes. As per usual, it's a gallery round packed with worthy exhibition openings and talks, as well as the fabulous MaerzMusik Festival events taking place...
  • Image credits: Ece Pazarbaşı
    by Sarie Nijboer, 12 Mar 2018
    Her experiences in the art world, as well as an interest in supporting fellow curators, artists, and art administrators has brought Berlin-based Turkish curator Ece Pazarbaşı to start the Berlin Art Grant Clinic. It is a clinic specialised in giving you knowledge on how to write a good application, but also teaching...
  • by bpigs team, 2 Mar 2018
    The Polish artist Malwina Niespodziewana recently exhibited her latest series Comic Gold Haribo at Maniere Noire in Berlin. In the 30 drawings, the artist explores scenes drawn from her work, her family and her surroundings, while at the same time addressing universal themes. The apparently minimalist layout of her...
  • by Adela Lovric, 28 Feb 2018
    Our freshly assembled Tips take you through some of the most interesting art exhibitions and events in Berlin. See what's really worth seeing in the following weeks. THURSDAY 01.03 19.00 Falkenrot Prize 2018 + “Out of Touch / Out of Time” @ Künstlerhaus Bethanien WHY: Künstlerhaus...

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