Science

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

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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

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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…]

ANDREAS GREINER

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Article by April Dell, Photos by Greg Bannan in Berlin // Dec. 14, 2015.
While snow carpeted the enormous Malzfabrik complex in Tempelhof, Andreas Greiner invited Berlin Art Link into his studio space housed in…[read on]


SCIENCE // Attempting to Transcend the Politics of Science

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Article by TL Andrews – in Berlin; Tuesday, Dec. 08, 2015.

Science does not happen in a vacuum. That is the message of Robert Marc Friedman‘s new play Transcendence currently running in the Berlin English Theatre. The play is a beautiful portrait of a moment in history in which racism and nationalism seem to rip apart the very fabric of space…[read on…]

TOMÁS SARACENO

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Article by Alison Hugill, Studio Visit photos by Alexander Coggin in Berlin // Dec. 3, 2015
Nearing the close of our visit to Tomás Saraceno’s studio in Rummelsburg, he offered an apt metaphor that summed up the working environment…[read on]


SCIENCE // In the Land of the Blind the One Eyed Man Loses Sight

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Article by Alice Bardos – in Berlin; Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015.

An immediate sense of a binary fragility and imposition washes over the mind when a person steps into Dittrich & Schlechtriem’s newly curator exhibition, In the Land of the Blind the One Eyed Man Loses Sight. The display formally explores the ideas of environment, time, space, and ontology. These are embodied in works such as Karin Lehmann’s …[read on…]

SUSANNA HERTRICH

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Article by Alison Hugill, Studio Visit photos by Ériver Hijano in Berlin // Nov. 24, 2015
Susanna Hertrich’s artistic practice occupies a privileged position as both interpreter and active participant in the otherwise largely…[read on]


SCIENCE // Alicja Kwade Bending Objects and Minds

Article by April Dell in Berlin // Nov. 13, 2015.
In the historical mansion-turned-contemporary art gallery at Haus am Waldsee, the visually intriguing and thought provoking solo exhibition by Alicja Kwade, Monologue from the 11th Floor, is soon coming to an end. Outside in the large gallery grounds, autumn debris littering the sculpture garden is a seasonal reminder of the…[read on…]