Interviews

November 2011

  • by Maria Santos, 25 Nov 2011
    On the occasion of one of the most exciting re-openings of this season, I met director Anne Fäser and artist Kerstin Gottschalk from the collective that comprises the artist-run space Stedefreund. If there is something that can certainly define the spirit of this group is their passion for space-hopping. Now...
  • by Rachel Simkover, 23 Nov 2011
    Christiane Grüß, born in Freiberg, studied theater and economics and worked as a nurse before founding 7hours. While working in the pathological museum in Berlin in the late 80s the relation of the display of anatomical specimens to art became clear, both were focused on form and questioning. She started...
  • by Maria Santos, 23 Nov 2011
    Today we are having a music interlude in this section. This time I would like to introduce you to Chris Heenan and Christopher Williams, the curators behind Certain Sundays. Heenan (Washington D.C., 1969) and Williams (San Diego, 1981) first met in California, but their careers followed different paths before they...
  • by Maria Santos, 16 Nov 2011
    Just a few days earlier than the Venice Biennale, Kreuzberg Pavillon first opened its doors in Liegnitzerstr., where Heiko's own atelier was initially meant to find a place. After one month and having realized how many people were observing from outside, he decided to open the space to the public. Heiko Pfreundt...
  • by Rachel Simkover, 8 Nov 2011
    Diego Castro and Eva May are preparing for the upcoming exhibition of Franziska Wildt’s work in their space Gitte Bohr: Galerie für Kunst und politisches Denken opening this Thursday, the 10th of November at 7pm. They took some time out of their busy schedules to answer some questions about their space and...
  • by Maria Santos, 1 Nov 2011
    Suvi with a painting from the exhibition Alte Schönhauser Strasse 26 by Eemil Karila She landed in Berlin almost three years ago. Before starting the gallery under her name in Mitte, she would trace a long academic path from Finland via London and New York. Suvi first got her BA in Art History and then her...

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