KW Institute for Contemporary Art

  • by Adela Lovric, 19 Sep 2018
    The Berlin Art Week is about to lift off — now for the seventh time, it invites visitors to join various exhibition openings, art fairs, award ceremonies, urban interventions, and numerous special events that will inhabit Berlin's venues, from the well-known to the unexpected. The diversity of the program is...
  • by Adela Lovric, 17 Sep 2018
    While anticipating the Berlin Art Week and its many interrelated exhibitions and events, we reached out to the Rotterdam-based artist Evelyn Taocheng Wang (born 1981 in Chengdu, China) to talk about her upcoming show titled "What is he afraid of?“ at the KW Institute for Contemporary Art. The exhibition,...
  • by Adela Lovric, 10 Oct 2017
    October continues with plentiful exhibition openings, festivals, and various art-related events. For those who rather enjoy getting cultured in the comfort of their home, we found a perfect solution that only requires your online presence. Read our tips and discover what's worth your attention in the following...
  • by Adela Lovric, 13 Sep 2017
    Back for its sixth year, this edition of Berlin Art Week runs from September 13 to 17, showing off the very best of art in Berlin and beyond. Galleries, project spaces, private collections, and various other art venues across the city are participating with exhibitions, art fairs, art awards, talks, films, tours,...
  • by Adela Lovric, 15 Aug 2017
    Take our word and take it easy, for September will bring an overwhelming abundance of exciting things revolving around the Berlin Art Week. For the last summer days we've prepared a light list of events, with yet another lovely festival to wrap it all up.   FRIDAY 18.08 18.00 The Artists' Temporary...
  • by Julianne Cordray, 24 Mar 2017
    Hanne Lippard's new installation in the recently reopened exhibition hall of KW Institute for Contemporary Art. The sparseness of KW’s vast ground floor exhibition space is striking; the only object, a central, cage-like structure coated in creamy beige, extends from floor to ceiling. Its interior...
  • by Adela Lovric, 26 Jan 2017
    KW Institute for Contemporary Art has entered a new era led by the recently appointed Krist Gruijthuijsen. The young Dutch curator acts both as director and chief curator, replacing Gabriele Horn and Ellen Blumenstein respectively. Gruijthuijsen opens his first season this month with works by Ian Wilson and three...
  • by Adela Lovric, 10 Jan 2017
    New year has barely begun, and we are already popping new bottles of champagne: daadgalerie invites for a housewarming party to the new home in Kreuzberg, KW reopens its renovated chambers for 25th birthday fiesta, while there is also art's birthday coming up, and the Berlin Fashion Week to fab it up....
  • by Adela Lovric, 31 May 2016
    Event lists are growing longer, and we wouldn't be talking about Berlin if it was only open-air parties coming up. One very special event, which will take over various venues across the city is the 9th edition of the Berlin Biennale. While the festival itself offers enough content for anyone's luxurious...
  • by Adela Lovric, 5 Apr 2016
    Sunglasses on! We are taking you to a sun-drenched tour through the most interesting art events in the next two weeks. End of this month brings us favorite art holiday in Berlin – Gallery Weekend, of course – so use this time to sharpen your gallery-hopping skills.   TUESDAY 05.04 19.00 John Holten...
  • by Adela Lovric, 22 Feb 2016
    The future is bright - and you don't have to consult your psychic or read through your daily, weekly, and monthly astrology forecasts to see what we have seen. As per usual, we are giving you a shortcut to all of the good things coming up. Look down and look forward.  WEDNESDAY 24.02 20.00 Artist talk:...
  • by Adela Lovric, 8 Feb 2016
    Music folks from abroad just left the city and film lovers are already taking their airbnb-ed spots to celebrate the art of the moving image. Besides the most obvious tip for the upcoming week, which is of course Berlinale (and the other, less exposed one worthy of your attention - the Berlin Independent Film...
  • by Adela Lovric, 2 Feb 2016
    Looking at the concert list for the next two weeks makes us giggle like little girls. After one more week of CTM events, the month continues festively with great shows day after day. The downside: you might hear us repeating "sold-out" far too often, so if you care to see all these brilliant musicians...
  • by Adela Lovric, 14 Oct 2015
    Yep, that on the photo is Amy Poehler wearing a Yo La Tengo T-shirt for their "You Can Have It All" EP cover. And indeed, go have it all, because the next two weeks are 'don't miss' category. We will make it easier for you with a few guestlist spots; follow us on facebook for your chance to win...
  • by Adela Lovric, 6 Oct 2015
    October is the month for London and Paris to shine bright in the spotlight with their giant art fairs, but Berlin is not so far behind. For those who choose to stick to the home scene, here are some of the most interesting highlights in the next two weeks.    THURSDAY 08.10 19.00 One Night Stand #5 with...
  • by bpigs team, 21 Sep 2015
    Some of you surely agree with us - this year's Berlin Art Week was impressive as ever, and possibly more positively exhausting than ever. Although the intense art & party week ended, the good times can be streched way further -- we hope that our bits of impressions will encourage you to visit all of the...
  • by Adela Lovric, 8 Sep 2015
    We are counting down the days till the Berlin Art Week – starting on September 15th and gathering art lovers from all over the world for six days in Berlin. This year’s edition includes abc – art berlin contemporary, Positions Berlin, the project Stadt/Bild, as well as more than 20...
  • by Adela Lovric, 17 Mar 2015
    Fresh is the keyword for our first spring round of events. Reinvent yourself in the next two weeks with a little help from the musically gifted.    WEDNESDAY 18.03 21.00 You Don’t Really Know Me w/ Phoebe Kiddo @ Monarch WHY: Not everyone in Berlin listens to electronic music only, and that also...

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