Article by Elvia Pybrun-Wilk – in Berlin; Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011.
Rebecca Loyche’s work, between photography, video, and installation, focuses on perception and communication, apprehending the silence of the banal and attending to the breakdown and even abject failure of language. By allowing the viewer to look closer and listen harder, she manages to re-route us away from the straightforward or the concrete…
Blog post by Elizabeth Feder – in Berlin; Monday, Oct. 17, 2011.
Jürgen Mayer H. is interested in the interstice. The oeuvre of projects, from the rapid design and construction of the airport in Mestia, Georgia, to the heat seat that is continually marked by the temperature of its users and environs, contains a common thread that is looking, even grasping, for a new approach to how we generate space…[read on…]
Blog post by Elizabeth Feder – in Berlin; Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011.
It’s a rare wonder to feel breathless at an exhibition. However, exploring Tomás Saraceno’s CLOUD CITIES at Hamburger Bahnhof really tests the limits of an individual’s experience of fundamental elements, such as earth, air, reflectivity, gravity and space…[read on…]
Article by Jeni Fulton – in Berlin; Tuesday, Sep. 27, 2011.
Cult author Douglas Coupland is showing a selection of digital collages at Werkraum Berlin, a Prenzlauer Berg project space. In conversation, Coupland is affable, riffing on global developments since the publication of his era-defining text Generation X, and how the contemporary psyche is defined through its addiction to connection…[read on…]
Blog post by Elizabeth Feder – in Berlin; Sunday, Sep. 25, 2011.
The current show at smartloft apartments&art is a reflection of a more and more common trend in the art world: the merging of art and architecture. And while this intersection is vastly exciting, with the potential to redefine the parameters of both disciplines, the group show of Bauen, Wohnen, Denken – Building, Dwelling, Thinking treads on the periphery of possibilities…[read on…]
Article by Cate Smierciak – in Berlin; Thursday, Sep. 22, 2011.
For the first time in Germany, Chicks on Speed, with the support of the Hauptstadtkulturfonds, are showing a large-scale retrospective, representing everything from early projects from the 90’s to current work. The opening week also featured four performances in conjunction with the exhibition held at Kunstraum Kreuzberg/ Bethanien…[read on…]
Interview by Marta Jecu – in Berlin; Tuesday, Sep. 20, 2011.
I met Tjorg Douglas Beer last year for a discussion regarding the Kreuzeberg Biennial in his atelier, which had hosted some nights before its grand party of inauguration with all Kreuzberg friends, strollers, performers, bar and project space keepers, park and party goers…[read on…]
Article by Gabrielle Picone – in Berlin; Sunday, September 20, 2011.
When most foreigners think of Iceland, their first associations are Björk, erupting volcanoes, and the recent economic crash. However the new Harpa Concert Hall
in Reykjavík, Iceland
, designed by Danish office Henning Larsen Architects
and Berlin-based artist Olafur Eliasson
, has recently given international recognition to Iceland as a cultural capital…[read on…]
Article by Isabel Lewis – in Berlin; Saturday, Sep. 17, 2011.
The exhibition of the two American performance artists Allison Fall and Madeline Stillwell opened last Friday at galerie OPEN by Alexandra Rockelmann and is presented in partnership with Berlin Art Link. Curated by Jeni Fulton the exhibition is fittingly entitled ANTINOMIES: GEGENSÄTZE…[read on…]
Article by Jessyca Hutchens – in Berlin; Monday, Sep. 12, 2011.
The fourth instalment of the abc art berlin contemporary opened on Wednesday night at Station-Berlin. The show is abc’s most expansive to date, filling the large halls of the old railway station to the brim with artworks by 130 artists, represented by 125 galleries…[read on…]
Blog post by Elizabeth Feder – in Berlin; Sunday, September 11, 2011.
PROGRAM presents Dominions, a commissioned exhibition by Julian Charrière and Andreas Greiner that breaches the gulf between national and microbial scales…[read on…]
Article by Elizabeth Feder – in Berlin; Sunday, September 4, 2011.
In the last fifty years, cities around the world have made it imperative that Shakespeare’s plays be inclusive, inquisitive and reread in a contemporary context. Berlin can now be counted among those cities that are eager to make the city a public stage…[read on…]