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COLLABORATION // An Interview with Peaches

Interview by Arielle Bier, Photos by Alexander Coggin – in Berlin; Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015.

The inimitable Peaches strikes again! The transgressive cult queen of electro-clash made waves in Berlin this summer with a fierce appearance at the YOSISSY! Festival, revelling in the one of her favorite home bases before re-igniting the flame under her vajazzled bodysuit…[read on…]

COLLABORATION // An Interview with Scotty Enterprises

Interview by Alison Hugill – in Berlin; Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015.

Artist-run project space Scotty Enterprises was founded in 2006 in Kreuzberg and played a vital role in this year’s Project Space Festival, earlier this month. What sets this space apart from others of its kind is that it is collaboratively run and organized by 15 artists…[read on…]

COLLABORATION // An Interview with Me and You

Interview by Celia Wickham – in Berlin; Monday, Aug. 10, 2015.

For Julia Baylis and Mayan Toledano, their feminist fashion line and creative project Me and You has provided them a space to create a refreshing and emboldening alternative to the commonly oppressive and destructive modes of female representation…[read on…]

COLLABORATION // An Interview with Julian Weber

Interview by Göksu Kunak – in Berlin; Thursday, Aug. 06, 2015.

Sleek surfaces, pastel colors, minimal forms and abstract ideas; small head ventilators, watermelons, kitsch waterfall posters. A vibraphone played by a classical musician wearing old-school roller skates transforming into a performer with white sneakers sampling 90s hip hop live in another space…[read on…]

COLLABORATION // Conference Call: Talking with Collectives

Article by Alison Hugill – in Berlin; Monday, Aug. 03, 2015.

Experimental design collective ON/OFF has recently initiated a series of Conference Calls, to investigate the recent proliferation of art and architecture collectives worldwide. Following the nomination of 18-member-strong, London-based collective…[read on…]

SOUND SPECTRUM // An Interview with Ari Benjamin Meyers

Interview by Arielle Bier – in Berlin; Monday, Jul. 27, 2015.

Having trained as a classical musician, composer and conductor, Ari Benjamin Meyers brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in musical formats to his practice as a conceptual artist working with sound, perception and social relations. In his work, the elemental structures of musical creation…[read on…]

SOUND SPECTRUM // An Interview with Video Jam

Interview by Celia Wickham – in Berlin; Friday, Jul. 24, 2015.

Founded only a few years ago in 2012, Video Jam has quickly distinguished itself as one of the most innovative arts events in the North West of England. Taking place predominantly in arts and cultural institutions around Manchester…[read on…]

SOUND SPECTRUM // Deeper Into The Soft Moon

Article by Melissa Pink – in Berlin; Thursday, Jul. 23, 2015.

Berlin Art Link recently caught up with the gothic, synth-pop, post-punk band The Soft Moon and discussed their new album, Deeper, over beers in frontman and creator Luis Vasquez‘s current base in Berlin. We also talked about getting over fears, the healing properties in music and the power of creativity…[read on…]

OPEN CALL // Capture and Remix the World with The Soundhunters Project

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Blog post by Nora Kovacs – in Berlin; Wednesday, Jul. 15, 2015.

Learn to speak the universal language of sound with Arte.tv‘s latest project, The Soundhunter Project. The project has been described as a “collective international musical experience” in which participants observe, record, compose and communicate music and sounds from their everyday lives…[read on…]

SOUND SPECTRUM // Tino Sehgal: Between Sound and Movement

Article by Rebecca Partridge – in Berlin; Wednesday, Jul. 15, 2015.

Entering the Martin-Gropius-Bau on a sweltering July morning, two lone hunched figures sit in the middle of the vast atrium. At first imperceptible from the normal rumblings of a large building, a voice emerges, meandering between song, a deep guttural beat box-like rhythmicality and quiet stutterings…[read on…]

SOUND SPECTRUM // An Interview with the ASMRtist: Claire Tolan

Interview by Alison Hugill – in Berlin; Tuesday, Jul. 14, 2015.

Claire Tolan is off to London for the rest of the summer to do a sound art residency at The White Building, where she plans to build a web platform for ASMR enthusiasts. Auto-Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR) is described as a ‘distinct, pleasurable tingling sensation in the head, scalp, back, or peripheral regions of the body’ as a response to external stimuli…[read on…]

BLACK CRACKER

Article by Arielle Bier, Photos by Ériver Hijano in Berlin // Jul. 13, 2015
Black Cracker aka Ellison Renee Glenn is a man of many talents. With a pluralistic vision, he’s breaking down barriers in the music industry, expanding the…[read on]