Studio Visits

Charlotte Dualé

A woman standing in front of sunflowers photographed a little from below
by Gillian Osborne // Nov. 21, 2022
Charlotte Dualé’s studio is hiding in plain sight. The former clubhouse of a garden community in eastern Berlin still announces itself as a Gaststätte, with community notices, a space to…[read on]

Merike Estna

A winab standing in front of a painting
by Dagmara Genda // Nov. 1, 2022
Merike Estna warns me that her studio will be empty as she tours me through to her recent survey, ‘Soil will not contain our love’ (2022), at Kai Art Center, a first floor exhibition space…[read on]

Pauline Curnier Jardin

by Nadia Egan // Oct. 21, 2022
The warmth of another muggy summer’s day radiates into Pauline Curnier Jardin’s studio. Tucked away in a courtyard just off the Maybachufer, the muffled sounds of…[read on]

Michelle Jezierski

Portrait of Michelle Jezierski in her artist studio photographed by Martin Müller
by Kimberly Bradley // Oct. 4, 2022
In a recent visit to Michelle Jezierski’s studio, writer Kimberly Bradley talked to her about the process of painting and more specifically, the genre of landscape painting. In Jezierski’s…[read on]

Anna Ehrenstein

A woman in a bandana sitting on the floor leaning against an exercise ball
by Aoife Donnellan // Sept. 14, 2022
Anna Ehrenstein leads us up a few flights of stairs to her Lichtenberg studio where we enter a large room with windows overlooking a particularly grey industrial corner of Berlin…[read on]

Monira Al Qadiri

Monira Al Qadiri posing in front of a wall with iridescent plastic wall works hanging on it
by Dagmara Genda // Aug. 9, 2022
Monira Al Qadiri was seven years old during the Gulf War when Iraq, in 1990, annexed Kuwait in just two days. The US-led response resulted in a military conflict that lasted into…[read on]

Elif Saydam

Artist Elif Saydam sits on their red couch in their studio
by Nina Prader // July 8, 2022
The sign above the studio entrance reads “Video Inn,” written in all caps and now coloured by an 80s patina. There, we meet painter Elif Saydam, sitting on the steps of the former video…[read on]

Ilit Azoulay

Artist Ilit Azoulay sitting on a small step ladder in her studio
by Noushin Afzali // June 7, 2022
Ilit Azoulay’s well-lit studio space is a welcome contrast to the bleak Berlin sky outside. Upon entering the space, we hear the recording of a warm, powerful female voice singing…[read on]

Vanessa Brown

Artist Vanessa Brown stands laughing in a white studio with tin foil sculptures hanging from the ceiling
by Nadia Egan // May 9, 2022
It’s a warm Spring afternoon as Vanessa Brown greets us in the courtyard of her Kreuzberg studio. Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the main street, this little nook feels like a…[read on]

Elizabeth Jaeger

by Dagmara Genda // Mar. 18, 2022
Six blackened steel structures lean against the wall of Elizabeth Jaeger’s industrial studio space, where she has been making new work for the last two months as part of Callie’s residency…[read on]

Aleksandra Domanović

by Alice Connolly O’Brien // Nov. 5, 2021
Aleksandra Domanović’s recent commission by Audemars Piguet Contemporary, ‘Becoming Another,’ gave us the perfect excuse to meet with her in her Kreuzberg studio…[read on]

Rosa Barba

by Noushin Afzali // Aug. 20, 2021
After six years of renovation, the Neue Nationalgalerie will reopen its doors to the public on August 22nd. Berlin-based artist Rosa Barba has received the honour of its…[read on]