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  • by Adela Lovric, 5 Aug 2013
    THURSDAY 01.08 Bárbara Fonseca - "In Summer No One Dies" @ idrawalot Although twisted and weirded, the show is still an eyecandy. Bizzare illustrations make you go "aww" and "haha", while the small-scale recreation of the beach invites you to sit down, relax, take a sip of...
  • by Adela Lovric, 31 Jul 2013
    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. WEDNESDAY 31.07 14.00 Atonal Berlin @ Kraftwerk WHY...
  • by Rachel Simkover, 13 Aug 2012
    Don’t get me wrong; I love to read. But when it’s sunny and warm outside I have a difficult time focusing on a block of text. Sadly summer weather doesn’t stop me from spending too much time looking at images on the internet, the result being tired eyes. The solution? Books with few words and mostly...
  • by Rachel Simkover, 28 Jun 2012
    As Flaubert’s Bouvard and Pecuchet have shown us, trying to learn only from books and no experience only leads to one failure after another. Sometimes we need to take a closer look at the educational system and how knowledge is produced in order to move forward.   When math class gets boring...
  • by Rachel Simkover, 1 Apr 2012
    mobile pics... THURSDAY 29.03 Ryan Mosley @ Eigen + Art Lab     Yes, this year it's Documenta @ Kreuzberg Pavillion   FRIDAY 30.03 Mountainislandglacier Book Presentation @ Motto   Gravity, Money, Concrete, Fabric @ Galerie Suvi Lehtinen   CAMP! invites BOY LONDON @...
  • by Rachel Simkover, 24 Mar 2012
      They say not to judge a book by its cover, but when browsing at a bookstore, of course the books I pick up first are the ones with the bright covers. Only after I have fondled all the colorful books or ones with nice textured covers will I look at titles, names, etc. So this assortment of books contains the...
  • 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 Rachel Simkover, 9 Feb 2012
    Earlier this week I attended a conversation between artist Ilana Halperin and Professor Achim Brauer (GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences in Potsdam) on the occasion of Halperin’s exhibit at Schering Stiftung, “Hand Held Lava”. In close collaboration with geological specialists, Halperin...
  • by Rachel Simkover, 13 Jan 2012
    This month I have selected a handful of books that cover the basic incentives for traveling so that you, reader, can avoid cramped red-eye flights, immunization shots, visa nightmares, and meat in your supposedly vegetarian meals. Maybe we can’t all afford the time and money to travel the world, so these books...
  • by Rachel Simkover, 31 Oct 2011
    I am sure that everyone had their fair share of Halloween activities this past weekend, so instead of a supernatural booklist, I have decided to go extraterrestrial. Maybe you are bored with, disappointed in, or ambivalent towards this planet, so this week’s list will at the outset take you elsewhere, but these...
  • by Rachel Simkover, 18 Oct 2011
    Welcome to the newest addition to the BPIGS blog, a weekly suggested reading list of art-related printed matter all of which, for your convenience, can be found in Berlin! But first, who am I, and what are my qualifications for providing you with reading suggestions? Born and raised in California and educated in the...

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