Posts Tagged ‘Adela Yawitz’

Marisa Mandler

Berlin Art Link Studio Visit with Marisa Mandler
by Adela Yawitz // Dec. 22, 2012
Marisa Mandler’s studio is at the end of a sinister block: past soviet housing complexes, the DDR’s Nazi archives, and right before the Stasi prison museum complex…[read on]

Last Chance to See Wael Shawky at KW

Wael Shawky

Article by Adela Yawitz – in Berlin; Monday, Oct. 15, 2012.

Over the summer, the entrance level hall of KW Institute became a branch of the Occupy movement, getting dirtier, less museum-like and more Zuccoti-park-like as the Berlin Biennial went on. More confusing were the occupy Kassel tents, outside of the main hall of dOCUMENTA (13), where Wael Shawsky’s work was among the pieces on view. The visual effect of the two camps was almost identical, even…[read on…]

Michael Luther

Berlin Art Link Studio Visit Michael Luther
by Adela Yawitz // Sept. 16, 2012
Michael Luther’s studio in Friedrichshain is full. His paintings cover every available white surface from floor to ceiling, and additional, large…[read on]

Coup de Dés’ “Memory of Present”

Trevor Morgan - "Head_X3: Ulicia Piotrovska", Courtesy of Coup de Dés and Saskia Neuman, photo by Amir Guberstein

Blog post by Adela Yawitz – in Berlin; Friday, Sept 14, 2012.

Berlin Art Week is sure to overstimulate you this weekend, but if you are looking for a quiet, in-depth exhibition away from the mainstream hubbub, Coup de Dés’ “A Memory of Present” is well worth the trip…..
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No Sommerloch at Tanz im August

A Coming Community

Article by Adela Yawitz – in Berlin; Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.

To admit, I spent an inordinate amount of time, last month, watching olympic gymnasts do impossible things on the barbie-pink mattresses of the London gymnastic hall. In glittering one-pieces, their makeup running with tears and sweat, these girls’ bodies were hypnotizing, their efforts communicating no message besides years of practice and physical ability. I watched on safely from my couch…[read on…]

The Heart of the Machine and the Mechanical Heart

David Link - "LoveLetters_1.0" (2009-12)

Article by Adela Yawitz – in Berlin; Monday, Jul. 30, 2012

At the moment, there are more than a few artists in Berlin trying to outdo their machines. These machines ‒ computers, programmed sequences, projectors, speakers ‒ have become necessary production tools, and yet they have the power to work outside the artist’s control. According to David Link’s exhibition text, at Alexander Ochs gallery, “although computer programs were once written by people, they should ideally… [read on…]