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May 2016

  • by Adela Lovric, 31 May 2016
    Event lists are growing longer, and we wouldn't be talking about Berlin if it was only open-air parties coming up. One very special event, which will take over various venues across the city is the 9th edition of the Berlin Biennale. While the festival itself offers enough content for anyone's luxurious...
  • by Adela Lovric, 30 May 2016
    Bpigs team has decided unanimously: the most wanted artist to be featured on the B-Side of our May/June issue is Lorenzo Sandoval, a prolific figure in the Berlin art scene who recently presented a site-specific body of work at L'atelier-ksr.  His latest show, "Deep Surface", reflects upon a set of...
  • by Adela Lovric, 25 May 2016
    From a burlesque techno soiree, to a washing machine gig, to an indie block party; all weird areas are covered in our newest biweekly tips. Stay tuned for the goodies -- ticket giveaway coming up!   THURSDAY 26.05 22.00 The House of Red Doors #3 @ Zur Wilden Renate WHY: Bad Bruises welcome you back into The...
  • by bpigs team, 17 May 2016
    The multimedia artist shares his thoughts on slapstick, taking art down a rung, and the power of collective work.   This article has been produced by Freunde von Freunden. Follow the link for the full story.   Christian Jankowski leaves no medium untouched. Born in 1968 in Göttingen, the artist...
  • by Adela Lovric, 17 May 2016
    In the next two weeks, besides exhibition openings & closings, we will have another festival to liven up the city. This time the program is focused on the rich variety of performing arts in Berlin. And after the Performing Arts Festival ends, Berlin Biennale and Manifesta in Zürich...
  • by bpigs team, 12 May 2016
    Olafur Eliasson supports them, and so should you! Cucula, a refugees company for craft and design is, as they themselves describe it, an association, a workshop, and an educational program, but even more so it is a unique social and design project which helps its protégés to integrate, learn, and thrive...
  • by Laura Bianchessi, 11 May 2016
    Something big and warm has been shining in the sky for quite a while now. Since it seems it is going to leave us soon, let’s celebrate it with another colour! May 13: YELLOW Wall Chandelier - Diango Hernández @Galerie Barbara Thumm I admit it, I am kind of a meteoropathic, that yellow burning...
  • by Kristy Choi, 10 May 2016
    Sofar Sounds calls itself a “global community” of artists and music lovers.  With an impressive network of 242 cities, Sofar organizes secret, live music shows in interesting, klein aber fein locations featuring up-and-coming, eclectic talent.  Most of Sofar Berlin’s shows are hosted in...
  • by Adela Lovric, 10 May 2016
    Next Friday is 13th, and Sunday won't be sunny at all. Our tip? Stay up all night and get lucky! And of course, stay tuned and we might turn that bad luck into good for you - as always, we are giving away free tickets to our keenest facebook followers. WEDNESDAY 11.05 23.00 TRADE MAY w/ Lotic, mobilegirl,...
  • by Laura Bianchessi, 7 May 2016
    It is finally springtime!! Look outside your window or lift your head from your smartphone, it is sunny in Berlin and the nature is alive again! May 6: GREEN Floating Green - Roman Verostko @DAM Gallery Looks like we have finally left winter behind our backs…and what is the color of life and spring??...
  • by Maria Santos, 4 May 2016
    Bpigs had the chance to meet up with Manuel Raeder from Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite while visiting Libros Mutantes in Madrid. The all-round designer behind the German publishing house with the musical Portuguese name is certainly known to Berliners due to design endeavors such as the sustainable architecture of abc...
  • by Adela Lovric, 3 May 2016
    Just as we wave goodbye to Gallery Weekend & Mayday madness, positively exhausted and perfectly content, new invitations are filling up our virtual inboxes. Pictoplasma festival is coming up, and yet another holiday which will roll into a four-day weekend. There is no shortage of exhibition openings, either;...
  • by bpigs team, 2 May 2016
    Bpigs team was out and about attempting to capture as much of the Gallery Weekend magic as possible. Take a virtual stroll through our snaps from the last week's events.

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