Q&As

Interview // Peggy Buth on Representation and History

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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…]

Interview // Mykki Blanco: Picking Bones and Kicking Up Dust

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Interview by Linus Ignatius; All images are courtesy of Freeman PR and Mykki Blanco – in Berlin; Thursday, Sep. 11, 2014.

Part diva banshee and part thug extraordinaire, rap persona Mykki Blanco could be your best friend or your worst nightmare: just don’t get on her bad side.
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Art Interview // No.1: Stanka Koleva

Interview by Graham Haught – in Berlin; Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

Stanka Koleva, a Bulgarian photographer based in Berlin for the last six years, told me over email that she would like the interview to take place in Tempelhof, an abandoned airport that is now a public park …[read on…]

INTERVIEW // Rachel De Joode: Examining the World of Things

Interview by Kate Brown – in Berlin; Thursday, Apr. 10, 2014.

Berlin-based Rachel De Joode examines the worlds of things in her recent show “The Molten Inner Core” at Neumeister Bar-Am,and will collaborate with artist Kate Steciw in a shop-style performance and installation for Gallery Weekend in May…[read on…]

Interview // Nezaket Ekici: (After) Love at Last Sight

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Article by Anna Wallace-Thompson – in London; Tuesday, Apr. 01, 2014.

A recent retrospective of the Berlin-based performance artist in London marked 13 years of performative practice by Nezaket Ekici, including a three-day live performance and installation at Pi Artworks…[read on…]

Interview // Yung Jake: The Performance of the Internet

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Article by Graham Haught – in Berlin; Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014.

We currently exist in a highly performative time period enhanced, complexified, and rearranged by the Internet. Questions of localized identity, sexuality, and aesthetics are all thrown onto a flat neoglobalized plane of subjectivity. Yung Jake discusses the conception of Tumblr, the role of the artist as…[read on…]