BOOKMARK: A Selection of Printed Matter

Blog Entry by Monica Salazar, Founding Director, Berlin Art Link – in Berlin; Wednesday, April 6, 2011.

Featuring independent works from an international selection of independent artists and publishers, Zirkumflex, a Berlin based project platform is presenting a temporary bookstore from March 18 – May 20, 2011….

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LORNA MACINTYRE: Turbulent Nature

Blog Entry by Danielle Griffin – in Berlin; Saturday, April 2, 2011.

Lorna MacIntyre is a Scottish mixed-medium artist. Her current exhibition at Galerie Kamm is titled “A Tree of Night,“ named after a collection of short stories by Truman Capote. The work featured in the exhibition is meant to capture the dark, turbulent and often violent aspects of nature, and uses different mediums and processes.

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Blog Entry by SP Williams – in Berlin; Friday, April 1, 2011.

“I often stroll around in untouched landscapes, no man’s land, featuring unfinished buildings, places that are out of time and heterotopic. For me these are places at a crossroads of diverse sensibilities. They radiate a universal and timeless mood, to drift one’s soul. Here I collect images and do sketches and take photographs right on spot. The dreamlike imagination creates images that precede cognition.”

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After the Smoke Clears: Gaillard’s Beeramid Still Intact

Blog Entry by Clare Ros in Berlin // April 1, 2011
Nearly a week following the opening of Cyprien Gaillard’s “The Recovery of Discovery” the central gallery at KW remains filled with the inebriated aftermath of shattered green glass, EFES puddles, and shredded blue cardboard boxes. Although the lower steps of the “Beeramid” have shifted…

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BERLIN ARCH LINK: Crumbling Beeramids, An Anti-monument

Blog Entry by Elizabeth Feder – in Berlin; Wednesday, March 30, 2011.

You walk in, passed the proper galleries, through the narrow corridor until everything opens in an eruption of smoke, bodies and beer. That would be perfunctory for most art openings in Berlin on a Saturday night, save for the Ziggurat in the center of the massive sunken space built from boxes of cheap Efes beer, shrouded in bodies that are digging for a drink from within the body of the tower.

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NANCY HOLT: Sightlines

Blog Entry by Monica Salazar, Founding Director, Berlin Art Link – in Berlin; Tuesday, March 29, 2011.

This is the first retrospective study of Nancy Holt, the visionary American artist—a landmark companion book to the “Nancy Holt: Sightlines” exhibition. Holt’s wide-ranging body of work since the late 1960s includes Land art—–particularly the monumental Sun Tunnels (1973-–76), major works of …
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Blog Entry by Clare Ros– in Berlin; Sunday, March 27, 2011.

‘One splits into two, two doesn’t merge into one’. The slogan made quite a stir in its day, combining the air of a purely mathematical axiom with a political mandate. Under the cloak of a universal truth there lies a political dagger. The formula combines under the same heading a mathematical adage…

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Dahn Vo: Killing for Culture

Blog Entry by Danielle Griffin – in Berlin; Saturday, March 26, 2011.

Dahn Vo was born in Vietnam, grew up in Denmark, and is now based in Berlin. His photographs blend the everyday with the unusual, and the public with the private aspects of life.

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Words with Room Service: Selected Poems

Blog Entry by Clare Ros– in Berlin; Friday, March 25, 2011.

The selection of poems below come from Words with Room Service, the latest collection of poetry by Melanie Sevcenko. Originally from Toronto, Canada, Sevcenko currently lives in Berlin, where she works as a freelance journalist and reporter for international publications.

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