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Interview // Peggy Buth on Representation and History

“Tervuren (from Desire in Representation) (2006), photograph, photo courtesy of the artist.

Interview by Alena Sokhan – in Berlin; Monday, Sept. 15, 2014.

Berlin-born artist Peggy Buth uses creative critical constructions to provide a sharp perspective into the gaps of understanding. Buth’s works look at our means for representing history, materializing the institutional, political, economic, linguistic and erotic forces that ripple through and distort the subjects and histories that we attribute to the past…[read on…]

BERLIN ART WEEK September 15–21

Monday, Sep. 15, 2014 VOLKSBÜHNE BERLIN “Liebeslaube. Ein Raum im Raum” – GREGOR SCHNEIDER Exhibition: Sep. 15 – Nov. 11, 2014 Opening Reception: Monday, Sep. 15; 8pm Großes Haus, Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz (click here for map) EDITION BLOCK “Die Editionen 1995 – 2014” – AYSE ERKMEN Exhibition: Sep. 15 – Oct. 31, 2014 Opening Reception: Monday, Sep.… Read more »


THE WEEK June 23–29

KLEINE HUMBOLDT GALERIE “Female Intervention” – GROUP SHOW
Exhibition: Jun. 24 – Jul. 18, 2014 Opening Reception: Tuesday, Jun. 24; 7-10pm Unter den Linden 6 (click here for map) BERLIN ART PRIZE
Concert – BERND IMMINGER Tuesday, Jun. 24, 2014; 9pm[…]


Art Fair // Snapshots of Armory Art Week

Article by Rebecca Loyche – in Berlin; Monday, Mar. 24, 2014.

New York City heralded the official start of the 2014 art season, as the Armory Arts Week’s 12 art fairs rose unscathed from the polar vortex hovering over most of the country…[read on…]

Exhibition // Yinka Shonibare MBE at Blain | Southern

Article by AJ Kiyoizumi – in Berlin; Friday, Feb. 21, 2014.

The massive space of Blain|Southern isn’t an easy one to fill. The hangar-sized rooms can dwarf installations and sculpture, the white vaulted ceilings overpower. But the bursts of tailored and saturated colour in Yinka Shonibare’s solo exhibition Making Eden fill the void with their crafted energy…[read on…]

THE WEEK Feb. 10 – 16, 2014

Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 EIGEN + ART LAB LADA NAKONECHNA Exhibition: Feb. 11 – Feb. 15, 2014 Opening Reception: Tuesday, Feb. 31; 5-9pm Ehemalige Jüdische Mädchenschule, Auguststraße 11-13 JOHANN KÖNIG “#1986” – MICHIEL CEULERS, PAUL CZERLITZKI Exhibition: Feb. 12 – Mar. 08, 2014 Opening Reception: Tuesday, Feb. 11; 6-9pm Dessauer Straße 6-7 […]


Interview // Tanja Ostojić: The Eurosceptic

Interview by Xandra Popescu – in Berlin; Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.

The work of Yugoslav born artist Tanja Ostojić has piqued my interest many years ago. Her work draws inspiration from her own experience as a non-European Union citizen, a traveller and female artist…[read on…]

THE WEEK, November 04 – November 10, 2013

Tuesday, Nov. 05, 2013 NEUE NATIONALGALERIE MICHAEL KUNZE in conversation with SUSANNE TITZ Talk: Tuesday, Nov. 05; 7pm Potsdamer Straße 50 (click here for map) PRAXES Tirdad Zolghadr and Sven Anderson in conversation with Gerard Byrne Talk: Tuesday, Nov. 05, 2013; 7pm Alexandrinenstrasse 118-121 (click here for map) Wednesday, Nov. 06, 2013 LAGE EGAL #NACHTWACHE:… Read more »


Interview // Discreet Architecture: Lisbon’s Architecture Triennial PART1

Article by Marta Jecu – in Lisbon; Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013.

The recently opened 2013 Lisbon Architecture Triennial, Close, Closer, aims to question the borders of the discipline, open it toward immediate civic use and a reactive criticism and distill the comprehension of architecture into that of a vital spatial practice correlating to the quotidian. With its luxurious and deserted charm…[read on…]

The Anthropocene Series // After Year Zero, Geographies of Collaboration Since 1945

Article by Jazmina Figueroa – in Berlin; Friday, Oct. 04, 2013.

The current exhibition, After Year Zero – Geographies of Collaboration Since 1945, at Haus der Kulturen der Welt consists of a collection of footage, texts, and collected information based on global decolonisation with universal themes relating to post colonialism after the second world war. The artists’ pieces within the exhibition work as a collaborative response…[read on…]

Exhibition // Nicky Broekhuysen’s Potency Filled Things

Nicky Broekhuysen - "Rock Painting Sites (1)" (2013), pigment print on Hahnemüle Museum Etching Paper, 111 x 137,4 cm; photo courtesy of Dittrich & Schlechtriem

Article by Sarah Gretch – in Berlin; Wednesday, July 10, 2013.

In a world of hierarchies and borders, art is a way of reeling in, containing this chaos, placing symbols in objects of sensual and ideological power. As a universality of forms, art integrates perspectives in exposing, studying, and perhaps explaining this peculiar state of things…[read on…]