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Zefrey Throwell’s Entropy Symphony hits Berlin

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Interview by Clare Ros – in Berlin, Saturday, Dec. 04, 2010.

I recently sat down with the artist Zefrey Throwell, and partners in performance and curators Per Schumman (Entwurf-Direkt, in Hamburg) and Malte Zacharias (Gartenstudio, in Berlin) to discuss Throwell’s upcoming series of events, including a city-wide performance through the streets of Berlin, a photographic exhibition at the Gartenstudio in Berlin, and film screening at Entwurf-Direkt in Hamburg…[read on…]

Things Grow Together: pool gallery on Curatorial Relationships

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Article by Jordan Nassar – in Berlin, Dec. 02, 2010.

A contemporary art gallery serves a variety of functions; aims to accomplish a certain set of goals. Hopefully high on the list of priorities – which includes presenting beautiful exhibitions, making sales, and gaining entry into prestigious art fairs – is the forwarding of the artists’ careers, represented by the gallery. I can only speak from my experience, of course, and that would mean taking pool gallery in Berlin as an example. Over the past…[read on…]

Despina Stokou, Artator!

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Interview by Clare Ros – in Berlin, Friday, Nov. 26, 2010.

Despina Stokou’s dynamic personality and engaging spirit are reflected equally through her vibrant, colorful canvases, overflowing with strong messages and prodding statements; in addition to her unabashed curatorial approach, unafraid of experimentation. The artist, curator; ARTATOR arrived in Berlin by way of Athens in 2005 to study at the Institute of Art in Context, Universität der Künste on a DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst)…[read on…]

Breaking Windows & During Office Hours

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Article by Ester Ippolito – in Berlin, Friday, Oct. 22, 2010.

Most of us walk around with a little bit of interior chaos that we suppress during day-to-day life. Due largely to social norms of expected behaviours maintained in ‘civilized society’, we keep certain things in check, especially during our 9-5 business lives. This is also aided by continuous supervision of public spaces in order to prevent disorder and crime. However, every once in a while, something leaks. In some cases, the sensations flood out…[read on…]