Article by Devon Caranicas – in Berlin; Friday, Mar. 30, 2012.
Interview by Elizabeth Feder in Berlin // Mar. 25, 2012
“Die Ungarische Methode”, an exhibition recently on view at REH Kunst, explored this relationship between the mathematical precision of a quietly prevalent world-organizing algorithm, and the imperfect,…[read on]
Article by Jeni Fulton – in Berlin; Saturday, Mar. 24, 2012.
The BMW-sponsored Guggenheim „urban research“ lab found the Wrangelkiez area in Kreuzberg a little too hot for its liking. Citing police warnings regarding possible attacks with “Farbbeutel” (paint-filled bags) and rotten eggs, the mobile building skulked off to find another, less lefty-anarchist sodden area…[read on…]
Interview by Jeni Fulton – in Berlin; Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012.
Spartacus Chetwynd is a British performance artist, renowned for her surreal, opulently baroque performances. Chetwynd’s work references themes running the gamut from Milton to Star Wars. Currently, she is exhibiting a series of Monoprints at Galerie Giti Nourbaksch…[read on…]
Article by Melissa Steckbauer – in Berlin; Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012.
Ulrich Gebert’s, A Breed Apart at Klemm’s is an explicit but painful tour of human “intercourse with nature” as per the press release. I find the blend of play, cuteness, and light weight dogma to be especially rewarding and the strongest line throughout the show to be the subtle identity politics…[read on…]
Article by Melissa Steckbauer – in Berlin; Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012.
A sweeping wooden (or polyblend?) frame just blocks the main entrance of Tanya Leighton’s gallery door. Nothing can be quite as intimidating in the arts as coming into contact with those select doors, lists, and private parties where to “pass” is still a measure of self-assurance…[read on…]
Article by Jeni Fulton in Berlin // Jan. 16, 2012
Can an artist dictate the terms of social collaboration, or does he remain a recording device for situations he himself initiates? The Berlin-based artist Christian Jankowski asks this question repeatedly…[read on…]
Article by Monica Salazar – in Berlin; Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011.
Interview by Melissa Steckbauer – in Berlin; Wednesday, Dec. 07, 2011.
Interview by Marta Jecu – in Berlin; Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011.
Article by Elizabeth Feder – in Berlin; Monday, Nov. 21, 2011.
On a bright afternoon in late October, a group of strangers met at Berlin-Hauptbahnhof. All were there to participate in Ligt’s most recent work, entitled With New Eyes, a city tour through the perception of blind individuals. And while the tour’s framework begins with reading the city through alternatives to the visual, With New Eyes achieves a sensory power in its searching for the line between seeing and not-seeing. Her search to define this fluctuating border ultimately leads to a question of subjectivity within the urban construct…[read on…]
Article by Jeni Fulton – in Berlin; Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011.