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April 2016

  • by Adela Lovric, 29 Apr 2016
    Berlin's gallery olympics have just began. Anxious from all the choices I had to make (50 galleries in 5 hours...can't do...or?), I headed out with a list of 15 places I would visit under any and all circumstances, despite the hysterical weather that kept ruining the day. The Gallery Weekend Guide booklet...
  • by Laura Bianchessi, 29 Apr 2016
    It’s the second week and so it’s time for the second color. As I spent last week in Italy expect to see less Berlin, but more sun! Invisible Border - Mad Architect @Milan Design Week April 29: ORANGE Long-stay prisoncell at prison/TBS facility Overmaze @Milan Design Week Isn’t orange a bit...
  • by Kristy Choi, 28 Apr 2016
    It is ironic that the one time in Berghain I am allowed and encouraged to take photos, the things that I am seeing, hearing, and feeling seem especially impossible to capture.  This is a testament to the success of Raster-Noton’s new audio-visual exhibit “white circle”, which opened yesterday in...
  • by bpigs team, 28 Apr 2016
    Maike Cruse doesn’t have time for morning rituals, leisurely breakfasts or long showers. Once she has taken care of her two children, the director of Gallery Weekend Berlin and abc (art berlin contemporary) art fair jumps straight onto her bicycle and starts her journey into work. This article has been produced...
  • by Adela Lovric, 28 Apr 2016
    The Deutsche Bank KunstHalle's "Artist of the Year" 2016 award went to Basim Magdy, Egyptian artist who works in a wide variety of media, using the future to take a critical look at the present. The highlight of the award – a solo exhibition at the KunstHalle – is currently in the final...
  • by Adela Lovric, 26 Apr 2016
    In Berlin, when we talk about Gallery Weekend we often talk about survival of the fittest; sometimes quite literally. The event gathers about 50 galleries in about 50 hours, plus countless other venues joining with special programs throughout the entire week. After the intense day-long gallery hopping, a nice meal and...
  • by Maria Santos, 26 Apr 2016
    Libros Mutantes is arguably one of the most interesting dates for art book lovers and independent publishers from every corner of Europe. The Madrid based fair is one of the youngest and international ones dedicated to independent printed matter and their intricated relationship with audiovisual arts. On its seventh...
  • by Adela Lovric, 26 Apr 2016
    Concerts & parties to spend your nights at when the galleries go to sleep, and to keep the festival going when the Mayday streets are cleaned. PS. Ticket giveaway coming up - keep checking our homepage in the following days.   WEDNESDAY 27.04 18.00 Find Yourself A City To Live In @ CIEE Global...
  • by Adela Lovric, 22 Apr 2016
    The geeky side of the Berlin art scene is recently ruled by SPEKTRUM. For the past ten months, SPEKTRUM has been hosting a rich program of exhibitions, performances, screenings, concerts and workshops, in a spacious corner of a modernist building in Kreuzkölln. Those with a penchant for experimental, technology-...
  • by Laura Bianchessi, 21 Apr 2016
    In the following weeks this will be my visual diary of chromatic resemblances, inspired by the city of Berlin and everything else I see. Expect every week a new perspective on a new colour. Astronaut - Victor Ash   April 22: BLUE.   Görlitz, Berliner Straße Why start with BLUE? Blue...
  • by Adela Lovric, 19 Apr 2016
    For their next episode in the series titled "Appropriating Language", Maniere Noire gallery invited the Bucharest-born, Berlin-based conceptual and performance artist Daniel Knorr to exhibit his installation, "State of Mind".  The exhibition currently in preparation is a two-part show...
  • 50 Manga chiars by Nendo
    by Laura Bianchessi, 19 Apr 2016
    Last week the world of design flew to Milan for one of the most awaited events of its calendar: Milan Design Week and Salone del Mobile.
  • by Adela Lovric, 19 Apr 2016
    About 50 official Gallery Weekend galleries + even a larger number of unofficial venues are joining the race with all kinds of events on the last weekend of April. Things are already starting to heat up, so we strongly advice to visit this week's openings and avoid big crowds next week wherever possible. Important...
  • by bpigs team, 15 Apr 2016
    Kasper König is dancing. It’s the evening of the preview day of  the 50th anniversary of Art Cologne, all exhibitors are invited to the traditional “Ausstellerabend” at the historic Gürzenich for dinner and drinks. The band is playing to a half-empty hall, it’s still early in the...
  • by Adela Lovric, 14 Apr 2016
    The names Anja Henckel and Nadim Samman keep popping up lately in articles praising the best young curators in Europe / worldwide. Berlin knows them as the most charming curator couple running Import Projects, the non-profit art space located in the unlikely Wittenbergplatz area in Schöneberg. Since 2012,...
  • by Adela Lovric, 12 Apr 2016
    Although only a little over a year old, HilbertRaum gives out the confident vibe of a place that has been here for ages. Behind this young independent project space is a well-organised group of 16 Berlin-based artists, who take turns curating two-week exhibitions throughout the year, running an open, undetermined and...
  • by Adela Lovric, 12 Apr 2016
    "Where we're from, the birds sing a pretty song, and there's always music in the air..." Music tips for music lovers + goodies for the lucky ones. Stay up-to-date with goings-on via our facebook page.    TUESDAY 12.04 20.00 Male Gaze + Zentralheizung of Death @ Urban Spree...
  • by bpigs team, 8 Apr 2016
    April 8–10 is a busy weekend in Milan. 154 galleries from 16 European countries and more than 60 curators gather at Fieramilanocity to present masterpieces, unique objects, contemporary design and young talents' creations. MiArt is the international fair of modern and contemporary art of Milan, organized by...

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