Go Itami (Friday 02.08 @ Motto)
Longing for holidays far away from concrete and steel? Our advice is to surround yourself with best of Berlin: art, music, good food and nice things. Take a look at our tips and you may find out that beaches are overrated anyway.
14.00 Atonal Berlin @ Kraftwerk
WHY: For its closing night concert Berlin Atonal bids farewell with Z''ev, Jacaszek and Brandt Brauer Frick Ensemble - shows based around live instrumentation and experimentation. Day program includes a lecture on early audio-visual practice within the spectrum of noise, a presentation of the ideas and processes behind “computer music for hooligans”, and a performative installation. The closing party takes place in Shift with Deadbeat, Mike Shannon and Jeff Milligan.
Kraftwerk Berlin / Köpenicker Straße 70, U8 Heinrich Heine Straße / 22€ / more info
17.00 Footnotes @ Node
WHY: Node opens its doors to the public to present the Summer curatorial residents' workspace and aspects of their current research. They have paired up with Berlin-based artists to illuminate the research and references behind the practice of each of these artists', without showing any artwork. The curators' individual desks will serve as a device for presenting the typically unseen content behind an artist's work.
Node Center for Curatorial Studies / Waldemarstr. 37a (Hinterhof, level 4), U1/U8 Kottbusser Tor / free entry / more info
18.00 Bite Club
WHY: Bite Club is the new place to enjoy local trader’s treat foods and drinks twice a month, starting this Friday with newest and best of Berlin’s food traders and trucks, accompanied by two fully-stocked bars, a wine bar and a pop-up Pampero rum bar. Enjoy your dinner with a view aboard the vintage Hoppetosse boat, with DJs and live music all evening.
Bite Club / Eichenstrasse 4, 12435 Berlin, S Treptower Park/ more info
19.00 Summer party @ insitu
WHY: Join the first summer party at insitu for some summer hits and delicious luxembourgish wine, sponsored by the Luxembourgish Embassy in Berlin. After this you won't be seeing them around until September, so it's also your last chance to see their current exhibition "Episode 2: Sabotage".
insitu / Kurfürstenstr. 21-22, 10875 Berlin, U1 Kurfürstenstrasse / more info
19.00 "The Missing Link" @ Atelierhaus Mengerzeile
WHY: Featuring paintings, sculpture, installation, video, 'The Missing Link’ at Kunsthalle M3 is the second cycle in a series which began with the exhibition ‘Equinox’ in March 2013 in Paris. Patrick Guidot and Charlotte Lepelletier have developed their own instinctive pictorial language within their respective art practices. Drawing on line, gesture, mark-making and materiality as a site of meaning, Guidot and Lepelletier engage with various mediums to explore their process driven practice.
Atelierhaus Mengerzeile / Mengerzeile 1-3,12435 Berlin, U7 Rathaus Neukölln / free entry / more info
19.00 Go Itami - "Study" @ Motto
WHY: "Study" is the name of the photo book by the Japanese photographer Go Itami, which will be launched along with a photo exhibition. The book is published by Rondade, a Tokyo based independent music and art label founded with the intention to bring various artforms back to their original basic drive of creation. The launch night also marks the kick-off of Rondade's pop-up shop at Motto.
MOTTO Berlin / Skalitzer Str. 68 (Hinterhof), 10997 Berlin, U1 Schlesiches Tor / show open through 06.08 / free entry / more info
14.00 Flohmarkt @ Das Gift
WHY: One of the dearest Neukölln bars turns into a fleamarket for a day. Browse through old and new records and vintage clothes while fighting the heat with a cold drink.
Das Gift / Donaustrasse 119, 12043 Neukölln, U7 Rathaus Neukölln / more info
21.00 Cold Cave + Pale Male @ Urban Spree
WHY: An evening not to be missed if you decide to prolongue your weekend until the Monday morning working hours, and noise-coated new wave happens to be your music of choice. Put on your blackest robes and go deep in the night with Cold Cave, Pale Male and Death#Disco / Die Selektion DJs.
Urban Spree / Revaler Str. 99, 10245 Berlin, U/S Warschauer Str. / 13.50€ / more info