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May 2013

  • by Maria Santos, 30 May 2013
    Insanity and Architecture in historical palazzos. Another sneak peak into 55.Venice Biennale Edvard Munch and Lene Berg: "Beware of the Holy Whore", Norway's representation at the Biennale at Bevilaqualamasa, San Marco In front of the building, the workers of the institution protesting Inside the...
  • by Rachel Simkover, 29 May 2013
    Venice so far... Prima Materia @ Palazzo Grassi Rudolf Stingel @ Punto Della Dogana carpet installation #1, by far the most extensive and spectacular in scale painting of Franz West Ornamentation @ Azerbijan Pavillion all over carpet installation #2, a carpet covered living room including a tv set,...
  • by Adela Lovric, 29 May 2013
    Annette Sonnewend at Scotty Enterprises 31.05-22.06   May, the most festive month of the year is coming to an end, which in Berlin translates into even more parties. If you look at our recommended events, you will certainly find one that matches your tastes. We're almost sure that even the seemingly regular...
  • by Adela Lovric, 27 May 2013
    MONDAY 20.05 RUIN Martin Eder @ Volksbühne THURSDAY 23.05 Berlin.Status.2 @ Künstlerhaus Bethanien Kunstlerhaus Bethanien looked like the hippest bar on a Saturday evening. It was impossible to navigate through the space so crowded, and you probably lost people you came with on the way...
  • by Rachel Simkover, 23 May 2013
    In case you haven’t been hit with the contagious Venice fever yet, here’s the third part to the Bpigs Venice Survival Guide with our additional recommendations in the city. This list includes both Berlin's representation in Venice and the rest of the events that should not be missed. Although event-...
  • by Adela Lovric, 22 May 2013
    Daniel Schwartz - "Juxtapose" A pretty much homogenous week of openings is ahead of us, but we shook it a bit with a controversial documentary and yet another weird menu based performance. Carnival of Cultures left us partly deaf, therefore no sound related tips from us this week. Enjoy the silence. ...
  • by Adela Lovric, 20 May 2013
    FRIDAY 17.05 Anish Kapoor @ Martin-Gropius-Bau The press conference that preceded the opening wasn't so helpful to people who wanted to get some answers about the artist's work from the artist himself. Anish didn't bother much to provide those, like many others when they reach a point of success...
  • by Maria Santos, 18 May 2013
    As the Preview of the 55th Venice Biennale approaches (barely one week to go), the Bigs Team gets busy scheduling one of their most important dates with the arts in a broader international context. As a result, we have started our very own “Venice Survival Guide“ that will attempt to make it reasonably...
  • by Despina Stokou, 15 May 2013
    Does his name mean “Big”? Like Maximum? No wonder he is so famous… I don’t know. And lives in New York… Hm… The maximum Curator. The Ultimum Curator. The Curator Ultimatum… I don’t know... Ultimilianno? I DON'T KNOW Despina! But you are Spanian!...
  • by Rachel Simkover, 14 May 2013
    Book Hook: Yorgos Sapountzis, Eine Statue hat sich an mich erinnert, A statue has remembered me    I am pleased to present Eine Statue hat sich an mich erinnert, A statue has remembered me by Berlin-based Yorgos Sapountzis because as far as exhibition catalogues go, this is one of the best. It goes far...
  • by Adela Lovric, 14 May 2013
    Anish Kapoor- "Kapoor in Berlin" at Martin Gropius Bau 18.05-24.11.2013   This week we take you to a musical exhibition, a visual concert, a talk, a feast, an enigmatic event, an all-in-one event, a huge opening and some small but interesting ones. Take advantage of the friendly weather and our...
  • by Adela Lovric, 13 May 2013
    WEDNESDAY 08.05   Introduction of the Georgian Pavillion in Venice by curator Joanna Warsza in presence of Thea Djordjadze @Georgian Embassy   picture courtesy Kamikaze Loggia team - visit facebook page -"Please come in, otherwise you are not able to see anything", Warsza had to interrupt her...
  • by bpigs team, 6 May 2013
    Gallery Weekend came and went, leaving Berlin more self-confident, definitely warmer and wondering about the same old/new questions: "Can someone please explain why, in 2013, Oscar Murillo's work is remotely interesting to people?" asked former Computer Art Wonderboy on his fb wall... We are unsure...
  • by Adela Lovric, 1 May 2013
    photo by Mary Scherpe from stil in berlin May Day's artiest party, openings, music and movie treats + a tip to visit Berghain without queueing or being rejected at the entrance.   WEDNESDAY 01.05 13.00 Month of Performance Art Berlin - Myfest @ Worldstage im Bullenwinkel - opening + party WHY:...

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