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FASHION // Behind the Scenes: Costume Design at Friedrichstadt Palast

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Article by TL Andrews, Photos by Greg Bannan – in Berlin; Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016.

Two security guards meet us at the stage entrance of the Friedrichstadt Palast. “We have an appointment with the costume director, Silvia Zuhr,” I say. The two search incredulously on their flip charts for me and our photographer, Greg Bannan. One scoffs audibly…[read on…]

FASHION // ODEUR at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin

Blog post by Ruth Amelung – in Berlin; Monday, Jan. 25, 2016.

It is no secret that Berliners are huge fans of the casual Scandinavian style and its labels, including Odeur Studios who showed at the Mercedes- Benz Fashion Week on Tuesday afternoon. Known for a subtle touch of drama, perhaps even theatre during their shows, as well as their trademark scent…[read on…]

FASHION // Alter Angle: Zeix Lab Berlin

Article by Alice Bardos – in Berlin; Friday, Jan. 22, 2016.

Ever feel like this city just isn’t Ber-Bling enough for you? Like it has lost much of that former early 2000’s consumption-based, hyper-sexualized shiny MTV swagger that it never really had in the first place? Sounds like you need a little more Zeix in…[read on…]

MING WONG

Article by Göksu Kunak, Photos by Ériver Hijano in Berlin // Jan. 19, 2016
As the snow began to melt, I walked along the simultaneously overwhleming and charming Adalbertstraße on the…[read on]


FASHION // An Interview with Tigran Avetisyan

Interview by TL Andrews – in Berlin; Friday, Jan. 08, 2016.

The fashion world is not exactly known for its profound reflections on the human condition. Most of the industry can at best be described as superficial, exploitative of women, and destructive to the environment and workers in developing countries. There are, however, a few voices crying out in the wilderness, drawing attention to…[read on…]

Announcement // The Transition: Liquid Fashion by Ashley Scott

Article by Alice Bardos – in Berlin; Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016.

Tracing the creative current from the Sloth, to the Icebag series, to beyond, Ashley Scott’s exhibition, the Transition will showcase a fringe and exuberant use of materials and themes in fashion. These material stills captured from the Chicago native’s…[read on…]

SCIENCE // An Interview with Clemens von Wedemeyer: Casting Objects

Article by Alice Bardos – in Berlin; Monday, Dec. 28, 2015.

Clemens von Wedemeyer’s latest exhibition at the KOW entitled Cast Behind You the Bones of Your Mother is inspired by Greco-Roman mythology, but is brought to life through various new forms of technology such as 3D printed sand. In Ovid‘s Metamorphoses, Deucalion and …[read on…]

SCIENCE // An Interview with Katie Paterson

Interview by Alison Hugill – in Berlin; Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015.

Berlin-based, Scottish artist Katie Paterson has been collaborating with scientific research institutes and space agencies for several years, to realize complex projects that consider disciplines like astrophysics from an artistic point of view. An ongoing work, initiated in 2014, is one of her most ambitious time-based projects…[read on…]

SCIENCE // SPEKTRUM – Art, Science, Community

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Blog post by Marc Girardot – in Berlin; Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015.

As a cosmopolitan city, Berlin is able to provide the right atmosphere for community building. Indeed, the city attracts many different people from around the world, and has impressively developed its cultural scene during the last decades. SPEKTRUM fits perfectly within… [read on…]

SCIENCE // Notes from the Wunderkammer Olbricht

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Article by TL Andrews – in Berlin; Friday, Dec. 18, 2015.

The irony that some of the biggest attractions in European museums were stolen from the rest of the world escapes most people. Fanny-packed tourists pour in to see the bust of Nefertiti in the Egyptian Museum of Berlin, for instance, forgetting that in one sense it is an artifact; in another, it is loot. Most visitors gloss over…[read on…]