KW Institute for Contemporary Art

  • by Adela Lovric, 24 Jul 2013
    Ralf Baecker (Saturday 27.07 @ LEAP) A rewarding week of events for those who stick to Berlin - openings, performances, parties and discussions, as well as an exciting program within the resurrected legendary Berlin Atonal festival.  WEDNESDAY 24.07 20.00 FEED: Transforma & Yro + Panoptik @ KW WHY: FEED...
  • by Adela Lovric, 8 Jul 2013
      THURSDAY 04.07 Episode 2: Sabotage @ insitu Sabotage awaited immediately at the entrance - a huge orange ball blocking the entrance caused some confusion (+13), until we realized the entrance is through the window, down the ladder. The rest of the exhibition wasn´t as exciting, maybe because...
  • 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 bpigs team, 28 Apr 2013
    What a week! The massive Gallery Week roster ensured that there was plenty of good, definitely some bad, and always some ugly. Hopefully our survival guide and sneak peak helped you make some well-informed decisions about how to divide your time, but now it’s time to reflect on everything we saw and did. This...
  • by bpigs team, 20 Jan 2013
    Now that Berlin’s art establishments have woken up from the holiday sleep, we would like to welcome you to the new and improved Bigs WDIM! This weekly update now contains not only pictures from the events we visited this last week but commentary and a +/- system for you to gage whether or not you came up with...
  • by Rachel Simkover, 16 Dec 2012
    This week’s Book Hook features two books by Berlin based artist Alexine Chanel, whose participation with Bigs goes back to last May’s Speed Portfolio Viewing. Both projects deal with the body (or absence of the body) in relation to public and private space; for those of you who managed to squeeze into the...
  • by Maria Santos, 18 Nov 2012
    TUESDAY 13.11 Japanther + Die Eternias @ Marie Antoinette THURSDAY 15.11 Liquid Archive @ Import Projects FRIDAY 16.11 Kitchen Talk @ Klemm's   Katja Novitskova @ Kraupa-Tuskany   Harun Farocki @ Galerie Barbara Weiss   Landschaften | Landscapes Nachrichten zum Weltuntergang...
  • by Maria Santos, 15 Oct 2012
    FRIDAY 12.10 Jeongmoon Choi @ re:MMX   Sarah Westphal @ Galerie Zink   Arcane of Patterns @ mindpirates Conversation with Wael Shawky @ KW What is it to be Chinese? @ Grimmuseum  
  • by Rachel Simkover, 26 Aug 2012
    Letters from the Field @ Atelierhof Kreuzberg, NOT BY DEFAULT- post internet art @DAM, Wael Shawky @ KW, Alte Meister, Neue Geister @ Scotty Enterprises WEDNESDAY 22.08 Letters from the Field @ Atelierhof Kreuzberg   THURSDAY 23.08 About face @ Momentum   FRIDAY 24.08 Videoart at Midnight @...
  • by Despina Stokou, 5 Jul 2012
    -Why did you come to Berlin to work? -I have promised myself I will not answer any more questions about Berlin. First of all football. So Germany triumphs over Greece, to get beaten to a pulp by Italy, who in their turn got absolutely ridiculed by Spain in the final. It feels like  there is a karmic statement...
  • by Maria Santos, 17 Apr 2012
    In a little over a week, the long-expected and controversial 7th edition of Berlin Biennale will open its doors at KunstWerke, presumably adding more and more virtual pages of vivid criticism to the many that had already been written. Whenever I read the name of main curator Artur Żmijewski, it is always extremely...
  • by Rachel Simkover, 25 Mar 2012
    openings Art&Press; Reyle West;Blixa Bargeld, Marlene Dumas talk, What happened 2081? @ KW and John Cage's Branches / Inlets @ Botanischer Garten TUESDAY 20.03 Poetical Assumption and Kunstkritikk Book Launch @ Archive Kabinett THURSDAY 22.03 Art and Press Opening @ Martin Gropius Bau...
  • by Rachel Simkover, 18 Mar 2012
    mobile pics... MONDAY 12.03 Hand Held Lava Performance @ Schering Stiftung TUESDAY 13.03 KRYTYKA POLITYCZNA IN BERLIN #4 @ KW WEDNESDAY 14.03 Solution 239-246 Finland Bar Night @ 032c workshop THURSDAY 15.03 Phil Minton's Feral Choir @ Exploratorium Animism Opening @ Haus der Kulturen der Welt...
  • by Rachel Simkover, 20 Feb 2012
    mobile pics from the events we visited... WEDNESDAY 15.02.12 EDGED  Pop-up store @ Auguststr 35, Exhibition by Paul Green Exhibition @ Galerie Gerken, Iman Rezai & Flavio Degen   THURSDAY 16.02.12 Turkish Alphabet @ Museum Der Dinge Opening Subrosa, Felix and Mumford @ L40 Fat...
  • by Maria Santos, 16 Jan 2012
    mobile pics from the events we visited last week...   TUESDAY 10.01 Out of the Black with Regina de Miguel, Sam Smith, Kim Westerström @REH Kunst   THUSRDAY 12.01 Martin Boyce @ Daimler Contemporary     FRIDAY 13.01 KW Institut - Kunst Lotterie (Olafur Eliason skateboard...
  • by Rachel Simkover, 2 Dec 2011
    Two months ago I was pining for the NY Book Art Fair and wondering if I could scrape together enough money to visit NYC for the weekend. It didn’t happen, but fortunately, a book fair came to me in the form of Miss Read at KW. Although not as fancy or extensive as the New York fair, the quality of the...

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