When we say "do not miss this" - we mean it. This week our recommendations include very special last-chance and one-day events, therefore judge not, for this commonly misused phrase is the biggest truth you will hear from us. Do not miss. For real.
15.00 Record Fair @ Kaleidoskop
WHY: From now on, every Wednesday Kaleidoskop hosts WestGerm's Record Fair, where you can listen, sell, buy, or exchange your favorites and guilty pleasures. Record shop starts at 15h with coffee, cake, quiche and ridiculously cheap beer; movie program follows from 18h (starring Sean Connery in a mankini!). If interested in participating / bringing your records, and you need a table for all of your precious dusty treasure, make sure to contact the gallery first.
Kaleidoskop / Boddinstrasse 7, 12053 Berlin, U Rathaus Neukölln / free entry / more info
19.00 David Schnell - artist talk @ Galerie EIGEN + ART
WHY: Maybe you've missed the opening of David Schnell's exhibition, and somehow skipped Galerie EIGEN + ART during the Berlin Art Week (shame on you!), but the art gods are forgiving and willing to give another chance. Therefore, on Wednesday at 19h, the artist will be present at the gallery and talk about his work. Pretty generous, eh? Make sure you show up this time.
Galerie EIGEN + ART / Auguststr. 26, 10117 Berlin, U Rosenthaler Platz - U Oranienburger Tor - S Oranienburger Str. / free entry / more info
19.00 Uli Westphal - We, animals–scenarios @ MEINBLAU project space
WHY: Chilean street dogs, animated cat heads, utopian landscapes and research laboratories of unknown species are some of the things to be encountered at MEINBLAU project space this Thursday. The exhibition captures a sense of future visions for human-animal relations. Bring along your empathy and imagination, and ride along into the future with your own twisted scenarios.
MEINBLAU project space / Christinenstrasse 18-19, 10119 Berlin, U2 Senefelder Platz / open through 26.10 / free entry / more info
19.00 Design aus Berlin @ Stilwerk
WHY: "Design aus Berlin" is an exhibition that allows a view into the world of contemporary product design made in our beloved city. A typical Berlin collage of quality products has matured with innovative ideas by more than thirty designers presented in this show. A selection of compelling work will be presented and on sale from Thursday at Stilwerk. Support your local design scene!
Stilwerk / Kantstraße 17, 10623 Berlin, S+U Zoologischer Garten / more info
18.00 NEW BOOKS - INSPIRING BOOKS @ L40
WHY: "NEW BOOKS – INSPIRING BOOKS" introduces new releases by the artists Florian Dombois, Olaf Habelmann, Lise Harlev, annette hollywood, and Moira Zoitl. Among those releases are artist books, catalogues, or books devoted to specific subjects. A one-day presentation includes a guided tour and talk with the participating artists, as well as a performative program.
L40 / Linienstrasse 40, 10119 Berlin, U Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz / free entry / more info
19.00 Cee Cee Book Launch @ Cee Cee Office
WHY: We all love Cee Cee's newsletters (and actually read instead of redirecting to Trash or Spam), even so much that we think it is worth printing them out and keeping them as a guide through all the wonderful things in Berlin. Good news is that instead of a sloppy home-made zine, Cee Cee did it classy and published a book! Friday is the day to welcome the newborn and celebrate accordingly (afterparty is from 22h till late at Leipziger Str. 60).
Cee Cee Office / Leipziger Straße 66, 10117 Berlin, U Stadtmitte / free entry / more info
19.00 Community Clash @ SomoS
WHY: It is time to mingle, folks - Artconnect Berlin presents "Community Clash!", a bimonthly group art exhibition featuring a selection of Berlin-based artists from within the Artconnect Berlin network. This edition is hosted by the very active and friendly gallery space SomoS, and features works by Ekaterina Mitichkina and Sabrina Basten.
SomoS / Kottbusser Damm 95, 10967 Berlin, U Schönleinstr. / open through 15.10 / free entry / more info
18.00 Marguerite Humeau - Horizons / Finissage @ Import Projects
WHY: Combining prehistory, occult biology, and science fiction in a disconcerting spectacle, the works in the exhibition "Horizons" by Marguerite Humeau resuscitate the past, conflate subterranean and subcutaneous, all the while updating the quest genre for the information age. The show received great feedback so far, so make sure not to be the one who missed it. Saturday is finissage = last, and maybe the best opportunity to see it!
Import Projects / Keithstrasse 10, 10787 Berlin, U Wittenbergplatz / free entry / more info