By Josie Thaddeus-Johns // Sept. 29, 2015
The flagship exhibition for Berlin Art Week, Stadt/Bild (Image of a City) was commissioned by the governing Mayor of Berlin and the Senate Chancellery – proof, if it was ever needed, that the city of Berlin’s interest in navel-gazing extends to the highest reaches of authority…[read on]
Article by Alison Hugill // Sept. 23, 2015
The title of the current exhibition by Larisa Crunţeanu and Sonja Hornung, Femina Subtetrix, suggests an underlying feminist counter-narrative, a pseudo sci-fi speculative invention perhaps. This initial…[read on]
By Alison Hugill // Sept. 17, 2015
Swedish-born, Berlin-based artist Karl Holmqvist is coming to abc this year with a series of his iconic text-based works, represented by Galerie Neu. The artist is well-known for his poetry readings, installations, and…[read on]
By Alan Smart // Sept. 16, 2015
Over Skype, I spoke with Fred Scharmen of the Working Group on Adaptive Systems from his Baltimore studio to discuss his latest “speculative utopian design proposal” for a Nonhuman Autonomous Space Agency…[read on]
Interview by Alena Sokhan // Sept. 15, 2015
French sculptor and artist Caroline Mesquita is using the large space in the basement of the Carlier|Gebauer as a studio for the last few months, creating large humanoid figures out of metal, scattered throughout the…[read on]
Article by Alison Hugill, Photos by Alexander Coggin in Berlin // Sep. 14, 2015
In an unexpected turn of events, two days after our studio visit with architect Arno Brandlhuber, we had the occasion to visit one…[read on]
Article by Alison Hugill, Photos by Alexander Coggin in Berlin // Sep. 7, 2015
You’ve likely passed the unusual building on Brunnenstraße, clad with multi-coloured polycarbonate and emitting an opaque…[read on]
Article by April Dell // Sept. 04, 2015
After a ten month hiatus for renovations, Berlinische Galerie reopened in May with Radikal Modern: Planen und Bauen im Berlin der 1960er-Jahre (Radically Modern: Urban Planning and Architecture in 1960s Berlin), an exhibition that aims to stimulate a fresh perspective on an era of modern architecture…[read on]
Interview by Arielle Bier – in Berlin; Monday, Aug. 31, 2015.
Over the last seventeen years, e-flux
became the ‘go-to’ platform for information and exchanges between art and academia worldwide with a readership of 90,000+ visual arts professionals. Russian artist Anton Vidokle
initially conceived the project as a mailing-list for promoting exhibitions…[read on…]
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…]
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…]
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…]