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June 2013

  • by Adela Lovric, 30 Jun 2013
    THURSDAY 27.06 Nicolás Robbio - Every Body Knows @ invaliden1 A simple, lovely and subtly humorous show. Or at least I saw it that way, while it actually cites some paragraph on ancient Greeks, Newton, the universe, quantum physics... (A) RELEGATION : Catherine Lorent @Bar Babette  Presentation...
  • by Despina Stokou, 26 Jun 2013
    A few success story-lines I run after him screaming.“I am not a cop! I am not a cop! It took me a while to convince him to come in the gallery. A few weeks later I got him in a group show. People loved it!…First Time he ever sold art… He is covering his face. No, he uses an alias. He does not want...
  • by Adela Lovric, 26 Jun 2013
    Image from "Hyperborea" by Anton Ginzburg @ Recontres Internationales, Haus der Kulturen der Welt (25.06 - 30.06) This week we prefer diversity, and hope you do too. Our tips include lots of (free!) films and musical performances, as well as workshops, exhibition openings and a clubbing tip for the...
  • by Adela Lovric, 24 Jun 2013
    WEDNESDAY 19.06 Thomas Kilpper Resist! - Oder let it be! @ Galerie Nagel Draxler Angela Merkel, Leni Riefenstahl, Uli Hoeneß and Pussy Riot in the same room - not in a politically themed joke but portrayed on car pieces referring to the German history, current affairs, the surrounding area (Rosa...
  • by Despina Stokou, 19 Jun 2013
    Maybe it was the alcohol, the lack of sleep, the constant flying or the fact that I kept bumping into Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev in Venice. While landing in Zurich last week I heard cows (the sound of cows: muuuuh). Twenty hours later it happened again. Overhearing an art dealer talking to an eager collector...
  • by Adela Lovric, 19 Jun 2013
    Laura McLardy (performing and exhibiting at Berlin Art Prize, 22.06-29.07) Summer is evidently here, but we're not giving up on Berlin. Fortunately, we're not the only ones - there is still plenty of happenings in Berlin, with a high concentration on Saturday. Don't miss the very first Berlin Art Prize...
  • by Adela Lovric, 17 Jun 2013
      THURSDAY 13.06 Resonant Bodies @ ICI Berlin +17 for the sound sculpture (by Marianthi Papalexandri-Alexandri & Pe Lang) producing delicate sounds in a peculiar way  +15 for a sophisticated choice of food and wine served for the guests whose appearance was quite the opposite of sophisticated...
  • by Adela Lovric, 12 Jun 2013
    48 Stunden Neukölln, 14-16.06 This week is about Neukölln showing off with what makes it so special. In order not to get stuck in one neighborhood (like many others who already did), we dispersed our tips evenly from Neukölln to Wedding.    WEDNESDAY 12.06 19.00 June Residency Show: Blue...
  • by Adela Lovric, 10 Jun 2013
      THURSDAY 06.06 Rules of Attraction / Trink Dich Schön @ Insitu Angelika Arendt / Pauline Bastard / Julian Charrière / Vadim Fishkin / Michael Kargl / Sophia Pompéry / Tomás Werner +7 for a slightly shocking result of an experiment: how different photo studios develop the same...
  • by Adela Lovric, 5 Jun 2013
    Another week, another festival - this time Berlin celebrates the finest international design with a special focus on Poland. Don't get too distracted by shiny designer objects because there's a lot more going on this week. Our recommended events will get you beauty drinks, art meals, an activist spirit and...
  • by Maria Santos, 4 Jun 2013
    Marino Auriti's "Il Palazzo Encyclopedico del Mondo, (ca.1950s), surrounded by photographs by J.D. 'Okhai Ojeikere Spread between the Central Pavilion at the Giardini and part of the Arsenale, the exhibition curated by Masimiliano Gioni displays, as expected, contemporary art in all shapes and sizes, but...
  • by Rachel Simkover, 3 Jun 2013
    It’s the Olympics of the art world and the jury is a bit stingy with the Gold Lion awards, so here are some more (unfortunately only symbolic) prizes for the national pavilions and collateral events of the 55th Venice Biennale. National Pavilions Gold: Mathias Poledna, Imitation of Life @ the Austrian...
  • by Adela Lovric, 3 Jun 2013
      The Bigs team was on two fronts last week. Although the Venice Biennial deservingly stole the spotlight, we're still sharing some interesting bits and pieces from what we visited in Berlin.    FRIDAY 31.05 Annette Sonnewend @ Scotty Enterprises +3 for Pussy Riot meets Nina Katchadourian...

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