Blog post by Alena Sokhan – in Berlin; Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015.
The Birth Rites Collection
is putting out an open call for submissions to its Bi-Annual Competition for New Works 2015
. It accepts (and encourages) works in a variety of mediums – from photography to paintings…[read on…]
Blog post by Alena Sokhan – in Berlin; Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015.
The opening quote on the analogueNOW! Festival for Analogue Photography 2015
asserts, “analogue photography isn’t nostalgia – it’s a conscious aesthetic decision.”…[read on…]
Article by Alena Sokhan – in Berlin; Saturday, Dec. 06, 2014.
Immediately upon walking into Tanya Leighton Gallery
for Oliver Laric
‘s solo show, the viewer is confronted with confusion: in the main room stands either one work or three very similar, though distinctly different works. I found out later that it is even more complicated…[read on…]
Article by Alena Sokhan in Berlin // Nov. 29, 2014
C/O Berlin, in an ongoing collaboration with the 65th International Film Festival Berlin, is offering a chance for 13 photographers, aged 20-25, who are still in training to join the professionals on the red carpet of… [read on…]
Interview by Alena Sokhan – in Berlin; Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014.
and Lennart Wolff
are an established power couple who run the project space KM Temporaer
. They are the curators behind the current exhibition, One Step Ahead Moving Backwards
Blog post by Alena Sokhan – in Berlin; Friday, Nov. 14, 2014.
The elephants collective
, a Toronto-based performance art group will be live streaming a 24 hour durational performance ‘A Wake for Lost Time’
that will start at 12:15 am on Nov. 16
in Berlin time…[read on…]
Article by Alena Sokhan – in Berlin; Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014.
Unexpectedly projected onto the white walls of a gallery space of Société Berlin
is a scene familiar to most of us: the charismatic washed out tone and upward angle of a webcam recording, a private house with a pretty girl in the frame, walking, prancing and making different …[read on…]
Blog post by Alena Sokhan – in Berlin; Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014.
Contemporary Istanbul (CI)
is a major international art fair that takes place annually in Istanbul each November, bring to the city artists from around the world and offering its rich art culture to visitors and citizens. With 108 galleries and…[read on…]
Article by Alena Sokhan – in Berlin; Tuesday, Nov. 04, 2014.
On one of the small side streets of Mitte, just off Auguststrasse, is an unfortunately rare sight in Europe: a contemporary art gallery founded and run by Chinese owners. Zhong Gallery
‘s project manager Lu Mei
Blog post by Alena Sokhan – in Berlin; Thursday, Oct. 29, 2014.
is very experimental: in everything from its location in a former Jewish Girls’ school, to its choice of shows and unlikely artistic pairings. The gallery’s energetic curiosity…[read on…]
Blog post by Alena Sokhan – in Berlin; Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014.
at ACUD Macht Neu
is an exhibition that offers glimpses into artist Eva Maria Salvador’s
ongoing, ever-changing oeuvre, in stark photographs and gestural paintings over prints. In this show Salvador confidently presents works that are neither whole nor finished…[read on…]
Article by Alena Sokhan – in Berlin; Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014.
On Friday, Oct. 31, the Berlin Film Society
is going to play David Lynch
‘s first feature film, Eraserhead
(1977). Suitable for Halloween night, The film depicts a Kafka-esque society of sad, grotesque characters…[read on…]