Derzeit – Future Fashions in Material Form

Photo by Jonas Lindström

Blog post by Leanne McClean – in Berlin; Tuesday, July 3, 2012.

Fashion week has started, and it is time to forget the heat of 2012 and focus on the future – the blossoming of Spring / Summer 2013 is on its way. With five days full of frantic schedules, VIP lists and high heels, being physically present at the whole Fashion Week Berlin may not be entirely realistic for every arts and fashion lover.
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Second Edition of TISSUE Magazine Launches in Berlin

Tissue Magazine

Blog post by Anna C. Purcell – in Berlin; Monday, July 2, 2012.

In a city so immersed in perpetual artistic and sexual discovery, boundaries and norms cease to exist. And as thralls and thralls of young international creatives flood the now wide open city of Berlin, ideas about conventialism are further lost among the sea of new voices, drowning out generalities with the distinct and diverse intonations of various languages and perspectives.
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Play Dead: A New Series of Scarves by Bruce LaBruce

Blog post by Anna C. Purcell – in Berlin; Thursday, Jun. 28, 2012.

Front Row Society and ArtStars* collaborate to present a new line of scarves from Bruce LaBruce, the Toronto-based filmmaker, director, photographer, writer, and artist. The line will be previewed on June 30th in Berlin at the new club Le Chat Gris, just off Rosa-Luxembourg- Platz. [read on…]

A Tale of Two Cities: Berlin and Paris Come Together Through Art

Blog post by Leanne McClean – in Berlin; Wednesday, Jun. 27, 2012.

If there were ever two European Capitals with an equally inspiring yet contrasting art scene, it would be Paris and Berlin. Just by walking the streets of either cities, it is clear to see the differences in artistic culture; from the young emerging of Berlin to the fine art of Paris. [read on…]

Shane Pennington Exhibition Opens: Leaving the Shade

2.0 Daybreak

Blog post by Anna C. Purcell – in Berlin; Tuesday, Jun. 26, 2012.
On July 5th, Texan multimedia-artist Shane Pennington’s first Berlin exhibition will open at the Mitte project space Sur La Montagne (SlaM). He will present a series of site-specific pieces that range from sculpture to video. [read on…]

The Waiting Room

Blog post by Marie-Louise Crona – in Berlin; Monday, Jun. 25, 2012.

The Waiting Room is a performative situation where the participants experience and before I went to the Waiting Room, I experienced feelings of anxiety, nervousness, and also more positive ones, like excitement. In everyday life, waiting is not something that people do just for the purpose of it, it’s something that needs to be done because you are waiting for something else. [read on…]

The Largess of Mini-Mahler

Blog post by Elizabeth Feder – in Berlin; Wednesday, June 20, 2012.

Just because something is small doesn’t mean that it isn’t great. Performed by ensemble Mini, mini-Mahler’s quintessential aim is to make Mahler’s music more accessible to a contemporary audience.
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Why the Guggenheim Lab Won’t Succeed

BMW Guggenheim Lab, Berlin

Blog post and photos by Jeni Fulton – in Berlin; Tuesday, Jun. 19, 2012.

Upon visiting the newly-opened Guggenheim Lab on Saturday, I was somewhat taken aback at the scale of the attacks on the project compared to the bare-bones reality.
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On the Road Series // Art Basel 2012, Part II

Jeff Koons exhibition at Fondation Beyeler, Basel

Article by Monica Salazar // June 17, 2012
As the week winds down in Basel and the general public floods in for the last day of viewing Art Basel and the numerous collateral fairs and exhibitions, you can see in the participating gallerists’ faces that[read on]

Dom Pérignon Creator’s Event

Dom Perignon Creators Dinner

Blog post by Alison Hugill – in Berlin; Thursday, Jun. 14, 2012.

The Dom Pérignon Creator’s Event, which took place last week in Berlin’s historic Bärensaal, featured an incredible multi-faceted performance by Glowing Bulbs Visual Arts Organization and opera singer Nadja Michael, curated by Leo Kuelbs.

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Berlin Hosts The DMY International Design Festival 2012


Blog post by Anna C Purcell – in Berlin; Friday, Jun. 08, 2012.

The DMY International Design Festival 2012 is being held in Berlin’s former Templehof Airport from June 6th- June 10th. In its 10th year, the festival is being celebrated with unprecedented enormity– over 700 designers from roughly 30 countries have come to share their ideas, innovations, and hopes for the future.
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