Berlin

  • 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 Maria Santos, 25 Feb 2016
    Bpigs goes south!. Being Madrid such an inviting, sunny and generous city, we did not want to miss their very own Art Week while also getting some shelter from the bleak weather in Berlin. We put on our sunglasses and sneakers and went to all the parallel events around Doctor Fourquet Street, the epicenter of the city...
  • Gallery Weekend
    by Lisa Kosak, 5 May 2015
        Marguerite Humeau @ Duve Berlin Arriving at Marguerite Humeau’s show Echoes at Duve made one feel a little apprehentious when confronted at the door with a sign that tells you of the inclusion of ‘deadly Black Mamba venom’ in the wall and floor paint. You are given...
  • by Nathan M., 22 Jan 2014
    Of the latest trends in op/ed journalism today, the list is topped by anxiety culture, the Generation Y/Millenials, and the morality of using unpaid interns (Hi! That's me!). KLEMM'S latest exhibition - which opened last Friday - seemed to toy with similar ideas of self-importance, self-awareness, and...
  • by Nathan M., 13 Jan 2014
    From France to Luxembourg, and Australia to Austria, the four co-curators of insitu are the perfect example of Berlin's collaborative/creative museum and gallery culture. Coming from a variety of commercial galleries, the team of Nora Mayr, Lauren Reid, Gilles Neiens, and Marie Graftieaux (pictured above from left...
  • Dana Schutz @CFA
    by Adela Lovric, 11 Nov 2013
    Last week Berlin had a hot&cold thing going on. Besides the standard combo (hot people + cold drinks),  it went a bit crazy with fireballs in the freezing Berlin night and snowmen in the melting African sun.    THURSDAY 07.11 Jutta Koether @ Praxes First and foremost, last Thursday’s...
  • by Nathan M., 17 Oct 2013
    Do you see that bright red light? When a computer dies, its screen often defaults to a cerulean blue screen affectionately called “the blue screen of death”. Likewise, when the WLAN in my flat fails, our router displays what I like to call “the red light of someone's-going-to-die-soon-if-o2-doesn...
  • by Adela Lovric, 30 Jun 2013
    THURSDAY 27.06 Nicolás Robbio - Every Body Knows @ invaliden1 A simple, lovely and subtly humorous show. Or at least I saw it that way, while it actually cites some paragraph on ancient Greeks, Newton, the universe, quantum physics... (A) RELEGATION : Catherine Lorent @Bar Babette  Presentation...
  • by Adela Lovric, 26 Jun 2013
    Image from "Hyperborea" by Anton Ginzburg @ Recontres Internationales, Haus der Kulturen der Welt (25.06 - 30.06) This week we prefer diversity, and hope you do too. Our tips include lots of (free!) films and musical performances, as well as workshops, exhibition openings and a clubbing tip for the...
  • by Maria Santos, 18 Jan 2013
    Yesterday, Bpigs had the chance to meet up with Berlin's youngest curator while working on his show "Daddy, YOU can't make a Cactus... this has been done!" at Grimmuseum. In the span of ten years, Cato J. Dibelius has visited over four hundred international exhibitions. That is roughly over forty...
  • by Rachel Simkover, 15 Oct 2012
    During his lecture, “What is the Museum of Contemporary Art?” co-curator of the 9th Shanghai Biennale Boris Groys brought up the following scenario: We are immersed in a virtual world surrounding life, and in order to get away, to escape the glow of our computer screens, what do I do? I go to the biennale...
  • by Rachel Simkover, 10 Jun 2012
    Kassel: Real-Unreel screening with Francis Alys; Art Magazine party @Ekstase, professional preview Berlin: Films and Windows I @ Mathew Gallery, Hilaron Manero "2011" @ 7hours Haus 19, Sameheads/Purge/Ocvlto Party Kassel If the sound of the Art Cologne was the iphone ring tone, the sound of this...
  • by Despina Stokou, 9 Apr 2012
    Berlin and its art scene have long past the age of no man’s land innocence- the city is growing, the art scene tries to find it’s pace. Growing pains and conflicts come with it. As a mental exercise for the upcoming bb and in celebration of Easter  I wanted to attempt a collective Berlin-Art Hate-o-...

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