Diaries

  • 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...
  • by Adela Lovric, 10 Oct 2017
    October continues with plentiful exhibition openings, festivals, and various art-related events. For those who rather enjoy getting cultured in the comfort of their home, we found a perfect solution that only requires your online presence. Read our tips and discover what's worth your attention in the following...
  • Nadira Husain, La danse du haricot, 2016
    by Sarie Nijboer, 7 Oct 2017
    Nadira Husain La danse du haricot, 2016 Tempera, digital print and silk screen on cotton canvas 100 x 75 cm
  • Image courtesy Nadira Husain and PSM Gallery
    by Sarie Nijboer, 6 Oct 2017
    The cover of the Bpigs September/October 2017 Issue is shining bright with a contribution by the Berlin based French/Indian artist Nadira Husain. We spoke with the artist about her current show "Rider, Path, and Vehicle" at the brand new location of PSM Gallery that is filled with an installation of...
  • by Adela Lovric, 27 Sep 2017
    Attend to the rising post-summer blues by attending art functions as often as possible. Our list of things to see in the coming weeks includes exhibitions, performances, discussions, special presentations, all-in-one art festival experience, and one special tip that might inspire you...
  • Painting by Tamuna Sirbiladze and chairs from Franz West at Charim Galerie during Art Berlin Fair.
    by Inês Correia, 18 Sep 2017
    Last week the Berlin Art Week filled the city with countless exhibitions, art fairs, art awards, talks, films, tours, parties, and more. Here is a collection of mobile photos that show our highlights of this years Berlin Art Week, from galleries to project spaces, private collections, and various other art venues all...
  • by Julianne Cordray, 14 Sep 2017
    The first iteration of art berlin – a new partnership between abc art berlin contemporary and Art Cologne – has opened its doors this Berlin Art Week. The elaborately configured network of stalls filling STATION-Berlin's vast space will spill out into an accompanying, and no less densely...
  • by Julianne Cordray, 13 Sep 2017
    This year's Berlin Art Week is underway, and we've met with the Netzwerk Freier Berliner Projekträume Und –Initiativen – which comprises a crucial part of the independent scene in BAW's program. Board member Chris Benedict, who also runs WerkStadt project space, spoke to us about...
  • by Adela Lovric, 13 Sep 2017
    Back for its sixth year, this edition of Berlin Art Week runs from September 13 to 17, showing off the very best of art in Berlin and beyond. Galleries, project spaces, private collections, and various other art venues across the city are participating with exhibitions, art fairs, art awards, talks, films, tours,...
  • by Adela Lovric, 11 Sep 2017
    For its 19th edition of "Appropriating Language" series, organised in partnership with the Berlin Art Week, Manière Noire shows an installation by the media artist and composer Arnold Dreyblatt. We spoke with Arnold about his ongoing show "Replica" and a number of...

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