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MADELINE STILLWELL: Discarded Beauty

Article by Cara Cotner – in Berlin; Tuesday, July 19, 2011.

American artist Madeline Stillwell’s body of work combines elements of sculpture, graffiti, environmental art, dance, and theater, evoking themes of temporality and permanence, and highlighting the processes of breaking down and regeneration. Most of her work centers on performances in which found objects and debris from the city streets are brought inside and transformed into an indoor urban wasteland…[read on…]

JAVIER PERES: Interviewed by Zefrey Throwell

Interview by Zefrey Throwell – in Berlin, July 11, 2011.

Javier Peres holds nothing back in this one. From his humble roots in San Francisco to his meteoric rise in Los Angeles, then to Athens and now with his two spaces in Berlin, Peres tells all. Eroticism, El Greco, Warhol auction shenanigans, Bruce LaBruce, gay zombies, the new German plague, old ladies and poppers, you name it, we talked about it…[read on…]

PERFORMING CULTURE: Interns of the Biennale

Article by Elvia Pyburn-Wilk – in Berlin; Monday, July 4, 2011.

The supposed panoramic viewpoint of the Venice Biennale attempts to simultaneously transcend nationalism and promote diversity. In this all-encompassing wash, it’s hard to find a focal point for any kind of critical discussion that doesn’t follow prescribed rhetoric. But there are still out-of-focus areas, cracks in the gigantic institutional apparatus by which the exhibition runs…[read on…]

Slow As Molasses, Faster Than 2GB Ram

A curated selection of artwork from Culturehall with essay by Corinna Kirsch for Berlin Art LinkHere’s a lie: The misfortune of the present is that it will become the future’s past. The artworks selected for this exhibition disprove that the past is a miserable precursor to the present, simultaneously mixing past and present technologies…[read on…]