pro qm

  • by Maria Santos, 10 Dec 2012
    THURSDAY 06.12 Blows to the temple @ Atelierhof Kreuzberg   FRIDAY 07.12 Şakir Gökçebağ @ Tanas   Hito Steyerl @ pro qm   Edition 2012 @ Scotty Enterprises   Adrian Buschmann @ EINE Galerie   Christian Patterson @ Robert Morat   SATURDAY 08.12...
  • 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, 13 May 2012
    mobile pics... MONDAY 07.05 Artistic Practice As Research talk @ ProQM   WEDNESDAY 09.05 Post gig at the exhibition by residents Melissa Fisher & Teresa Adversa @ Sur la Montagne   FRIDAY 11.05   Iain Hamilton Grant: Origins of Dynamics lecture @ Haus der Kulturen der Welt  ...
  • by Rachel Simkover, 11 May 2012
    Book Hook: The Real Thing   One thing that I find especially appealing about books is that since they are produced in editions, it is possible and affordable to obtain and hold in one’s hand the original object. Why is it so important to be able to verify authenticity? This selection of books deals with...
  • 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, 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, 5 Feb 2012
    mobile pics from the events we visited...... MONDAY 30.01 Hal Foster @ ProQM TUESDAY 31.01   Transmediale opening @ Haus der Kulturen der Welt THURSDAY 02.02 Matt Mullican & Guido Van Der Werve @ Künstlerhaus Bethanien Morten Søndergaard, Word Pharmacy @ Broken Dimanche Press...
  • 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, 25 Oct 2011
    Before your eyes is the second installment of the latest supplement to the BPIGS blog, in which I, an avid reader, collector, and book browser, provide you with a suggested reading list composed of art related books found in Berlin. Considering all of the occupations of cities that have spread worldwide, the books on...
  • 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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