MY KNOWLEDGE SPACE: New Berlin Library as a Prototype

Blog Entry by Clare Ros– in Berlin; Friday, May 6, 2011.

The City of Berlin is considering to build the new Berlin Library on the former Tempelhof airport field (now Tempelhofer Freiheit). Before the competition and planning phase kicks off, ANCB in collaboration with the Central and Regional Library Berlin want to explore the roles, tasks and functions of the public library of the 21st century as well as the demands it has to meet. The symposium will address significant aspects in an intensive, transdisciplinary discussion.

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URBAN NOISE: Perspective counts

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Blog Entry by SP Williams – in Berlin; Thursday, May 5, 2011.

Things that can be easily expressed and separated by terms are, in reality, entangled, out of focus, alterable and, depending on the perspecitve, visible or invisible. Noise does not just describe clattering, din or sounds, but also almost implausible frequencies that can subliminally influence moods and points of view.

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BUY, TWEET, OR BURN: The Best and Worst of the Berlin Art Scene

Article by Corinna Kirsch in Berlin // May 4, 2011
As a freelancer, I have a small and nearly empty bank account, but I still dream about buying artworks off the gallery walls. Of course, not all great art can hang above a couch, so my fanciful thoughts then fade to debating the merits of the works on hand and the art scene itself—typical thoughts for…[read more…]

MADE: Department of Free Thinking

Blog Entry by Monica Salazar, Founding Director, Berlin Art Link – in Berlin; Monday, May 2, 2011.

One of the benefits of living in Berlin is the access that the diverse range of creative professionals living and working here have to each other. Opportunities for collaborating and experimenting with new art forms and practices is made possible through such places as MADE.
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Blog Entry by SP Williams – in Berlin; Sunday, May 1, 2011.

The Glenn Brown solo exhibition at Max Hetzler’s satellite gallery is a must-see for painting enthusiasts. Portraiture and figurative paintings, as well as ‘paint sculptures’, are presented in a grandiose flat near Savigny platz. The paintings are hauntingly beautiful and painstakingly rendered with Glenn Brown’s unique style of small, flowing lines of color.

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KARLA MARIE BENTZEN: Dirty Fingers Opening


Blog Entry by Adam Roche – in Berlin; Saturday, April 30, 2011.

The opening on the15th April there was a great display of affection towards the illustrative based work of Karla Marie Bentzen, of which ended in an amazing night. As Karla Marie Bentzen’s first solo exhibition went very well, and I hope to see more of her work. The exhibition runs from April 15 until May 14 2011, at the Berlin Unlike Gallery.
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TEMPTATION TO BE GOOD: Mercedes Helnwein

Blog Entry by Clare Ros – in Berlin; Friday, April 29, 2011.

Last night was the opening of Temptation To Be Good, works by Mercedes Helnwein at pool gallery in Berlin. The powerfully evocative exhibition offered a beautiful start to gallery weekend. Including a number of captivating pastel portraits, and a video in which these characters come to life (with music by her brother, Ali Helnwein), the artist’s third solo-exhibition at pool gallery is a must-see.

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