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ART&FEMINISM // The Female Body As “They” See It: THEM at Schinkel Pavillon

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Article by Nora Kovacs – in Berlin; Saturday, Jun. 20, 2015.

The latest exhibition at Schinkel Pavillon draws inspiration from the human body- particularly the female body- while evoking some sort of retrofuturistic vision in both artwork and layout. Curated by Nina Pohl and architecturally conceived by S.T.I.F.F. (Ganssauge & Steininger), the exhibition, titled THEM, brings together the works of a group of female artists…[read on…]

ART&FEMINISM // An Interview with Monira Al Qadiri

Interview by Göksu Kunak; Sunday, Jun. 14, 2015.

Examining the absurdities around her, artist Monira Al Qadiri mingles Middle Eastern traditions and spaces with Western iconography in a hybrid manner, while going beyond the well-worn clichés of these binary distinctions. In the expanded, queer realms of Qadiri, a veiled woman with a beard forces…[read on…]

ART&FEMINISM // Hasan Aksaygın: A Superhero Jhad at GSL Projekt

Article by Göksu Kunak – in Berlin; Wednesday, Jun. 10, 2015.

The eye is the organ of vision. According to some superstitious beliefs it is also a metaphor of jealousy. The eye is the gaze; the gaze of men, the museum, gallery visitor or, say, the orientalist. In the last scene of George Bataille’s pornographic novel Story of The Eye[read on…]

ART&FEMINISM // 5 Berlin Artists Who Happen to Be Feminists

Article by Alison Hugill – in Berlin; Friday, Jun. 05, 2015.

For the month of June, Berlin Art Link is launching a series of feature articles, interviews, and studio visits on the theme of Art & Feminism. To kick off the series we offer this list, that begins as a dialogue with Elvia Wilk‘s recent article…[read on…]