Interview by Alison Hugill – in Berlin; Monday, Mar. 07, 2016.
Writers Jack Self
and Shumi Bose
and architect Finn Williams
have been selected as the curatorial team for this year’s British Pavilion at the 15th Venice Architecture Biennale
. In response to Biennale curator Alejandro Aravena
‘s call for proposals under…[read on…]
Interview by Alison Hugill – in Berlin; Thursday, Mar. 03, 2016.
is a project space owned by gallerists Nick Königsknecht
and Hannes Schroeder-Finckh
. The couple have opened their home to show work by admired emerging artists, blurring the boundaries between collector, audience and exhibitor. Last year they invited…[read on…]
Interview by Penny Rafferty – in Berlin; Monday, Feb. 29, 2015.
In recent decades many artists have turned their studios into offices from which they organize a multiplicity of operations and interactions. Others use the studio as a quasi-exhibition space, or abandon it completely for a flexible and mobile laptop…[read on…]
Interview by Celia Wickham; Friday, Feb. 26, 2016.
Through the creation of the online exhibition space Art Baby Gallery
, artist and curator Grace Miceli
has pioneered an inclusive and supportive network for the young female artists. Focusing on showcasing…[read on…]
Article by Alice Bardos, Photos by Ériver Hijano in Berlin // Feb. 25, 2016
Across the street from the once multifunctional studio space, nightclub, canvas for street ar Stattbad Wedding stands a hidden hinterhaus where Andreas…[read on]
Interview by April Dell – in Berlin; Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016.
are an artist duo made up of Canadian artists Grégoire Blunt
and Emmy Skensved
. With their online exhibitions, video works and installations, the Berlin-based pair…[read on…]
Interview by TL Andrews – in Berlin; Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016.
This February acclaimed architect Liam Young
brought his storytelling event ‘Hello, City!’ to the transmediale
festival in Berlin. Like a modern day prophet Isaiah he uses the medium of film to cry out in the wilderness about the destruction our world is headed…[read on…]
Article by Benjamin Busch – in Berlin; Friday, Feb. 12, 2016.
In the last keynote conversation of transmediale
2016, Hito Steyerl
presented a perplexing image to the audience. The classified material leaked by Edward Snowden
seemingly presents little more than static, or noise. Encrypted, the image would traditionally require machine decryption…[read on…]
Article by Alice Bardos – in Berlin // Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016
To close your eyes is to forget her perfectly symmetrical yet generic face. To try to sing one of her hundreds of thousands of songs becomes a loss of words. It is no easier to try to replicate any of her MikuMikuDance
freeware …[read on…]
Article by Alison Hugill, Photos by Alexander Coggin 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,…[read on]
Interview by Alena Sokhan – in Berlin; Friday, Feb. 05, 2016.
Italian-born artist Quayola
has developed a practice around bringing back to life what are conventionally understood to be classical, and admittedly outdated images, particularly from the Italian Renaissance. Quayola’s works explore the composition of these images using programs…[read on…]
Interview by Lee Escobedo – in Berlin; Wednesday, Feb. 03, 2016.
It consumes, absorbs, appropriates, without hesitancy and without judgment. The net is an impartial landfill for all our latent desires and anxieties. When harnessed, it can be a beautiful simulacrum of abstraction, a place where our dreams and nightmares become bedfellows, exploring what was, is, and can be. Iranian-born new media artist and thinker …[read on…]