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August 2012

  • by Despina Stokou, 30 Aug 2012
    St. Agnes church - Wed night Michaela Meise performed church songs that relate to her recent album Preis dem Todesüberwinder Berlin is apparently a teenager of 772 years old. I am not quite sure how old the art scene in Berlin is, but all everybody seems to be asking (themselves) in the last year is- Is it EVER...
  • by Rachel Simkover, 26 Aug 2012
    Letters from the Field @ Atelierhof Kreuzberg, NOT BY DEFAULT- post internet art @DAM, Wael Shawky @ KW, Alte Meister, Neue Geister @ Scotty Enterprises WEDNESDAY 22.08 Letters from the Field @ Atelierhof Kreuzberg   THURSDAY 23.08 About face @ Momentum   FRIDAY 24.08 Videoart at Midnight @...
  • by Despina Stokou, 22 Aug 2012
    The only other word that is pronounced with the same eye rolling, self explaining disgust and dot dot dots besides “Artists!...“  is without a doubt the word: “Tourists!...“ As we spend these last summer weeks in what resembles the mood in a heterosexual relationship in demise: hot-storm-...
  • by Rachel Simkover, 20 Aug 2012
    Jonathan Richman @ Festsaal Kreuzberg, Timeless Beauty, 100 years of fashion photography @ C/O, "Petra" by Maryanne Amacher @ Hamburger Bahnhof MONDAY 13.08 Jonathan Richman @ Festsaal Kreuzberg   THURSDAY 16.08 Open Studios @ Künstlerhaus Bethanien   FRIDAY 17.08 Timeless...
  • by Katy Hawkins, 16 Aug 2012
    As the office that I currently work in is located in the new-new Berlin gallery "hot-spot", situated around the Check-Point Charlie area, I have been attempting to break up the monotony of the working day, or to find some quick-fix through occasional visits to the surrounding galleries. A slightly...
  • by Rachel Simkover, 13 Aug 2012
    Don’t get me wrong; I love to read. But when it’s sunny and warm outside I have a difficult time focusing on a block of text. Sadly summer weather doesn’t stop me from spending too much time looking at images on the internet, the result being tired eyes. The solution? Books with few words and mostly...
  • by Rachel Simkover, 12 Aug 2012
    Lev Khesin @ Galerie im Rathaus Tempelhof, Stephanie Dost @ Galerie Christian Ehrentraut, new bar opposite Kingsize, Caleuche_Video VI XXX Noisekölln @ Raum, Frank Höhne @ Gestalten, Art Connect Berlin Anniversary Party THURSDAY 09.12 Lev Khesin @ Galerie im Rathaus Tempelhof   Frank Hö...
  • by Despina Stokou, 11 Aug 2012
    send your own Like-o-Meter about Berlin and the artscene and we will post them next...
  • by Katy Hawkins, 8 Aug 2012
    Living spitting distance from Simon-Dach-Straße now, has forced me to often ask the question of -what differentiates me from the tourists? Is Berlin more my home that theirs? And, consequently- what makes anywhere your home? Knowing the literal geographical-city, the short-cuts or back routes? Having a job and a...
  • by Rachel Simkover, 5 Aug 2012
    Steven Warwick @ Kinderhook & Caracas, NYU Studio MA Thesis Show @ Grimmuseum, Steff Loewenbaum @ last show at DUVE before moving WEDNESDAY 01.08 Steven Warwick @ Kinderhook & Caracas NYU Studio MA Thesis Show @ Grimmuseum SATURDAY 03.08 last show at Duve in the Mitte location, and the...
  • by Katy Hawkins, 1 Aug 2012
    So, to pick up where I left last time... Money One of the things I love most about Berlin, especially when experienced in comparison to London, is that the role of money as a driving component, or force, within society is considerably less prominent – or perhaps people are just better at hiding it here. In...

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