Project Space Festival Berlin 2019- Week 1

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This year's international edition of the Project Space Festival Berlin will take place under the title "When The Hunger Starts" from June 1-30th at public places in Berlin that change daily. With their open, translocal and often virtually transferred spatial practices, 29 project spaces were invited to have their events take place outside their own spaces or familiar environments. With this undertaking the participants relocate their program to the fabric of the city for a maximum of 24 hours.

Here the highlights from week 1...


SsS-BAHN - Event hosted by URLAUB PROJECTS
Time: 17:28 - 21:00
Location: Südkreuz Ringbahn S42 platform 12 | Volkspark Humboldthain
Sonia Fernández Pan and Manuela Mayoral

SSS-BAHN is an experience about the body in transit, the body in movement, the dancing body, the restless body. This applies to all bodies that roam the urbanscape. The event will begin with a simple act of commuting through the city. Getting on the S-Bahn, meeting us enroute as we make our way to the outdoor club. The journey is fueled by a reading group hosted by Sonia Fernández Pan which leads us into a techno beat session produced by DJ Manuela Mayoral.

17:28h — Reading group led by Sonia Fernández Pan in the last carriage of the Ringbahn S42* departing from Südkreuz S-Bahn station. Meet at Südkreuz S42, platform 12, at the ticket vending machine**.
18: 37h — Arrival at S-Bahn station Gesundbrunnen, platform 2, via the S42. We go together from Gesundbrunnen to the location in Volkspark Humboldthain***.
19:00h — Techno beat session by DJ Manuela Mayoral.

(*) Due to the limited space in the train carriage we kindly ask you to send us an email at to confirm your attendance of the reading group. That also helps us make sure that there are enough copies of the text for all participants.
(**) Exact location of the techno beat session in Volkspark Humboldthain will be provided a few hours ahead of the scheduled time, on facebook.
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SUNDAY June 02


Image courtesy of Editorial

Event Hosted by Editorial (Vilnius)
Mother & Tongue
When: 16:00 - 21:00
Location: Schillerpromenade 4, 12049 Berlin – Neukölln
Ieva Rojūtė, Jokūbas Čižikas and Jurgis Paškevičius

Mother & Tongue will leave mothers and tongues at bay. Instead, it will pour out words and images of words on overwhelming care, anxiety, targeted ads and something that is at the tip of your tongue but slips away. Ieva Rojūtė will make you read messages, written in a deliberately clumsy manner, which will make you a little uncomfortable. As if you’re browsing through someone’s personal messages, yet can somehow relate to them yourself. She will also share those messages with you in a workshop, on site. Jokūbas Čižikas will substitute words for sounds in a live music set, while a video piece Abstract Karaoke by Jurgis Paškevičius will (not) invite you to sing along and keep up with rapidly flickering image-words.

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MONDAY June 03

Event Hosted by Arts of the Working Class
Horizontal Class Conversation: Who Are We and What is Re(a)d?
When: 14:00 - 16:00
Location: Volkspark Friedrichshain: Kletterfelsen, 12049 Berlin - Friedrichshain
With Contributions by Loren Britton, Alina Kolar, Shannon Sea, Siegmar Zacharias, Mohammad Salemy, Olave Talks & Zoë Claire Miller

Centering interdisciplinary and collaborative knowledge production: Horizontal Conversations are a format, coming out of Loren Britton’s praxis, to invite scholars, artists and practitioners across disciplines to focus their attention on a word/idea that operates as a shifter (Definition of Shifter in linguistics: A word whose meaning shifts depending on the context.).

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Respawn Image courtesy of The Mycological Twist     


Depending on Positions
When: 17:00 - 22:00
Location: Leydicke, Mansteinstraße 4, 10783 Berlin - Schöneberg
with Sam Mattacott, Dennis Rudolph and Tristan Schulze

“Depending On Positions” is a group show of four international artists who are interested in combining their artistic working frames with new technologies. The exhibition will take place outside only and show four works that deal with the virtual world in different ways. All four artists will use the technology of augmented reality for their works. The works can then be experienced through the viewer's own handheld device.



Event Hosted by BERLINSKEJ MODEL (Prague)

199 luftballons
When: 18:00 - 19:00
Location: Frankfurter Tor, 140 Karl-Marx -Allee, 10243 Berlin
with Valdimír Turner

#collapse #disintegration #uncertainty #tension #suffering #responsibility #environmentalgrief #riot #aggression #neunundneunzigjahrekrieg #depression #revolution #tradition #ephemeral #hardness #riot #indifference #collectiveguilty #needs #riot #selftorment #criticism #responsibility #riot #certainty #conflict #problem. #building #apocalypse #angry #humanity #totality #barricade #sidewalk #extraction #way #island #right #forever #beach #gray #soil #solidarity #stability #choice #state #revolta #correctness #tolerance

Neunundneunzig Jahre Krieg,
ließen keinen Platz für Sieger,
Kriegsminister gibt's nicht mehr,
und auch keine Düsenflieger.
Heute zieh' ich meine Runden,
seh' die Welt in Trümmern liegen,
hab' 'nen Luftballon gefunden....

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When: 09:00 - 17:00
To join this event in person, please RSVP to: There are very limited places available, first comes first served. If you can not join on location, the whole event will be live streamed on:
with Anne de Boer, Eloise Bonneviot, Laura Yuile, OMSK Social Club and Sanna Helena Berger

Leisure, as a complement to labour, bares confusing elements in relation to its function. Having fun entails reproducing moments that might not be fun, but become enjoyable precisely because they exist outside the work context. Current forms of leisure seem to increasingly perform tasks of labour or are performed at the workplace with colleagues. In this context, especially office work, the environment starts to mimic domestic scenes. Commuting back and forth from home-office to office-home, a mobile device keeps the connection to all colleagues aka the work-family. Simultaneously, that same device enables a bleeding of labour into ‘free time’. Be the boss of your own hamburger stand, while you travel back home from an exhausting day of work.

For a one-day-only event, we invite you back to the Survival Game ‘Rust’, to examine these relationships. During this day we will roam this digital landscape accompanied by performances and interventions. Join us in the game or follow us through a special Twitch livestream.

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FRIDAY June 07

Event Hosted by CAVE (Wroclaw)
When: 18:00 - 22:00
Location : A garage in the suburbs of Berlin, Freitaler Straße 6, 12355 Berlin - Rudow
Public transport: take the U-Bahn U7 until the "Rudow", station, either walk from there (15 min) or take the bus 271 or 744 (every 30 minutes) to Pirnaer Str. from which it is only one block to walk.
With Barbara Żłobińska, Mariusz Maślanka

During the Project Space Festival Berlin 2019 Cave  (Barbara Żłobińska and Mariusz Maślanka) will present their own artworks, as a summary of the gallery work they have exhibited so far in Wroclaw. In the first months of its activity, Cave was located in an old garage in the suburbs of Wrocław.

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