Q&As

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

Yung Jake, Olivia Crawford, Berlin art link

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…]

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…]

Interview // Hito Steyerl: Zero Probability and the Age of Mass Art Production

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Interview by Göksu Kunak – in Berlin; Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013.

In the lecture performance I Dreamed a Dream: Politics in the Age of Mass Art Production (2013), writer and artist Hito Steyerl introduces us to the new Misérables of our era, while asking the pertinent question: Why are there so many art projects today? The absurdity of funding applications, the condition of the wretched who wait to be chosen or the link between museums and firearms…[read on…]

INTERVIEW // UBERMORGEN: userunfriendly at Carroll/Fletcher London

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Article by Yvette Greslé – in London; Sunday, Oct. 29, 2013.

UBERMORGEN was founded in 1995 by the artist duo lizvlx and Hans Bernhard in Vienna, Austria. The duo’s first exhibition at Carroll/Fletcher, userunfriendly, is an excellent opportunity to reflect on conceptual art practices that, since the 1990s, have explored software art, pixel painting, computer installations, net.art and digital activism (media hacking)…[read on…]

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…]

Interview // Saskia Neuman: Absolut Art Bureau

Saskia Neuman; photo by Stephanie Third

Article by Alison Hugill, photos by Stephanie Third – in Berlin; Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013.

In September, Absolut Art Bureau awarded two prestigious prizes for Art Writing and Art Work to Coco Fusco and Renata Lucas. The awards are part of a wider initiative by the Swedish vodka company to invest in contemporary art. Absolut’s Art Manager Saskia Neuman spoke to us about…[read on…]