Article by Louisa Elderton, Photos by Rob Blake in Berlin // Sep. 15, 2016
I first entered the Prenzlauer Berg studio of Chiharu Shiota one year ago. How quickly a year passes. I took off my shoes at her request: blue or grey slippers? Blue. Shuffling through the large live-work space, I attempted to keep my feet…[read on]
Article by Alice Bardos, Photos by Ériver Hijano in Berlin // Jul. 25, 2016
“I feel the building and I are quite in sympathy with one another,” explains the lean and genial artist, David Thorpe, in his Moabit studio. “It feels soft as if thousands of shoulders and feet have rubbed and smoothed…[read on]
Article by Julianne Cordray // Studio Visit Photographs by Ruppert Bohle
Along one wall and spanning a corner of her studio, Birte Bosse stages small-scale exhibitions in order to visualize interactions between works, in the space and with the wall. As she walks me through it, she points…[read on]
Article by Alison Hugill, Studio Visit photos by Ériver Hijano in Berlin // May 25, 2016
The geometrical shapes and subdued colours of Katja Strunz’s works are aesthetically consonant with her high-ceilinged, brightly lit studio in Kreuzberg, as if they were presented in a deftly curated solo exhibition…[read on]
Article by Alison Hugill, Studio Visit photos by Lindsay Lawson in Berlin // Feb. 9, 2016
During the visit to Lindsay Lawson’s studio, we spent a significant amount of time searching for the perfect word to describe her heterogeneous practice, which has at times been object-oriented and, at others, consisted…[read on]
Article by Alison Hugill, Studio Visit photos by Alexander Coggin in Berlin // Sep. 14, 2015
In an unexpected turn of events, two days after our studio visit with architect Arno Brandlhuber, we had the occasion to visit one of his much lauded built projects: the so-called ‘Anti-Villa’ on the shores of Krampnitzsee in Potsdam…[read on]
Article by Alison Hugill, Studio Visit photos by Alexander Coggin in Berlin // Jun. 16, 2015
Anne Duk Hee Jordan’s studio is a cross between a metal workshop and a wunderkammer, neatly divided down the middle. Against the far window sill she has carefully placed a cabinet of rare curios…[read on]
Article by Linus Ignatius; Studio Visit photos by Ériver Hijano in Berlin // Jan. 21, 2015
AA Bronson is a little like the art world’s Father Time. With a long white beard to underscore his twinkling eyes and a body of work that continually invokes the presence of the dead, he is part veteran artist and part modern-day shaman…[read on]
Article by Henry Andersen, Studio Visit photos by Conor Clarke in Berlin // Nov. 06, 2014
Arriving at the Friedrichshain studio of Daniel Gustav Cramer, I did not bring any zoom recorder or other microphone – only a pencil and small writing pad. Cramer and I had spoken via email about not wanting the…[read on]
Article by Alena Sokhan, Studio Visit photos by Conor Clarke in Berlin // Sep. 17, 2014
With their name reminiscent of a merchant firm from the beginning of the industrial age, Awst&Walther refers to the very much contemporary husband and wife team Manon Awst and Benjamin Walther, …[read on]
Article by Lucia Love, Studio Visit photos by Nicole Motta in New York City // August 14, 2014
Artist studios in the city are as diverse as the neighborhoods that they crop up in. Always shifting through industrial blocks – anonymous areas where you might have trouble finding a Chase bank – artists suss out the…[read on]
Article by Alison Hugill, Studio Visit photos by Claudia D’Alò – in Berlin; Wednesday, July 9, 2014.
points nonchalantly to the four corners of his Kreuzberg hinterhof studio space and labels them for me: “these are my prototypes, this is where I photograph the works, this is the tax section, and this is where I chill out”…[read on…]
Article by Alison Hugill, Studio Visit photos by Tim Adler and Susann Zielinski – in Berlin; Monday, Jun. 16, 2014.
Fittingly, Gregor Hildebrandt
arrived a bit late to our studio visit meet-up in Wedding because he was DJing the opening of the Berlin Biennale the night…[read on…]
Article by AJ Kiyoizumi, Studio Visit photos by Claudia D’Alò – in Berlin; Tuesday, Jun. 03, 2014.
In his recent channels of work, Przemek Pyszczek
has painted with concrete and ripped apart playgrounds. As hardcore as this sounds, his bright studio in Schöneweide features friendly knots of primary-colored pipes resting in…[read on…]
Article by Lucia Love, Studio Visit photos by Nicole Motta – in Berlin; Tuesday, Apr. 14, 2014.
On Nir Hod’s block you can still get a feeling for some aspects of old Manhattan, and the inside of his studio is no different. Barely visible in the woodgrain on the floor when you walk up the narrow flight of stairs to the main space are printed ideals like “Love” and…[read on…]
Article by Lucia Love, Studio Visit photos by Nicole Motta – in Berlin; Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014.
After wandering the labyrinthine corridors of the Atelierhaus Mengerzeile in Berlin’s Treptow district for quite some time, I finally find my way to the spacious studio of Enda O’Donoghue (born 1973 in Limerick, Ireland) where a wonderful reception awaits me…[read on…]
Article by Lucia Love, Studio Visit photos by Jen Trahan – in Berlin; Friday, Jan. 17, 2014.
Within Brock’s studio the trappings of an intensive painting process are immediately evident. Plaster, enamel, spray paint on a wheeled cart, sanders, industrial primers and pens of every sort are grouped amongst buckets of scrapped paintings and collected dust…[read on…]
Article by Melissa Steckbauer, Studio Visit photos by Stephanie Third – in Berlin; Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013.
Seated in his studio in Mitte, the shy but generous Kaminski speaks to me about his work. While I listen I survey. The room is a smattering of emotional fixtures and patterned surfaces: the black and white dog on the sofa, the ailing wickerwork…[read on…]
Article by Sarah Gretsch, Studio Visit photos by Conor Clark – in Berlin; Monday, Oct. 07, 2013.
A ten-minute walk from S-Bahn station Pankow-Heinersdorf, behind rows of quaint German houses with front gardens, I find the studio of Katharina Fengler
in a place that feels nothing like Berlin…[read on…]
Article by Alison Hugill, Studio Visit photos by Conor Clark – in Berlin; Tuesday, Aug. 07, 2013.
Rumour has it that Michael Sailstorfer
’s studio building in Weissensee, on the tranquil outskirts of Berlin’s Prenzlauer Berg district, was once the production studio of early German film pioneer Joe May
Article and Studio Visit photos by Katy Diamond Hamer – in Berlin; Monday, Apr. 08, 2013.
Historically, painting has a very long lineage ranging from early cave drawings to Abstract Expressionism and Magic Realism. In the process of having a relevant, provocative and cerebral dialogue with painting, one must consider what has been done before…[read on…]
Article by Angela Conor, Studio Visit photos by Rian Davidson – in Berlin; Monday, Mar. 04, 2013.
Located in the centre of Mitte, up several flights of stairs and overlooking Rosenthaler Staße, we met with Irish artist Aoife Collins to uncover the temporary premise for where she is currently working on three bodies of work. Neatly compartmentalized into…[read on…]
Article by Natasha Klimenko, Studio Visit photos by Conor Clarke – in Berlin; Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013.
Tucked away on an unsuspecting street in Wedding sit the front windows of what appears to be a shop in disuse. Behind their half closed blinds lies a small working space…[read on…]
Article by Liz Feder, Video: A Berlin Art Link Production, Interview by Monica Salazar, Filmed by Peter Cairns, Edited by Robin Thomson – in Berlin; Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013.
Born as Merrill Beth Nisker in Toronto, Peaches has been based in Berlin…[read on…]